Avecto are delighted to have been shortlisted for the prestigious Made in the North West Awards in the Advanced Manufacturing / Technology category.

The award, hosted by North West Business Insider Magazine, recognizes companies in the North West of England who have used technology or technical processes to solve a problem or add value to customers.

With 8 categories ranging from Manufacturing and Technology to Medical and Life Sciences, the winner of each category will automatically be shortlisted for the major Made in the UK Awards Dinner in Liverpool, which forms part of the International Festival for Business in 2014.

This latest announcement further demonstrates Avecto's market leading position after several high-profile business and technology innovation wins in 2013.

Avecto were honoured as the UK's Fastest Growing Software Company in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 in November, as well as being named McAfee's Most Innovative Partner of 2013 and achieving wins at the Computing Security Awards and Golden Bridge Awards.

Avecto also recently announced a 92% increase in organic sales, surpassing fiscal year growth expectations for 2013 and opening up a variety of new positions within its' US and professional services operations.

"Following last year's incredible results, we have challenged ourselves with an ambitious revenue target for FY14 so I am delighted that we are on track to exceed this with some global brands joining our customer base and a host of global awards for our technology," said Paul Kenyon, co-founder and EVP of Global Sales at Avecto.

To view the full shortlist, please visit insidermedia.com.