Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Company Named Finalist in Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution Category

SAN JOSE, CA. – December 27, 2018 – LevaData, the company that delivers applied AI to transform strategic sourcing and procurement, has been named a finalist in the 2018-2019 Cloud Awards in the category of Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution.

The cloud computing awards program celebrates success and innovation in the cloud computing industry. The awarding body accepts applications from organizations of any size worldwide, from start-ups to established multinationals.

LevaData earned the recognition on the strength of its Cognitive Sourcing Platform, an advanced cloud platform that continuously identifies savings opportunities and risks by combining market intelligence and enterprise data with applied AI cognitive analytics. The platform enables insight-driven negotiations by combining both internal direct materials spend with market insights and community benchmarking. The company’s flagship product, Leva, the world’s first AI advisor for strategic sourcing and procurement, uniquely combines multiple AI technologies with intelligent assistance to provide supply chain and procurement professionals with maximum purchasing leverage for any given situation.

“Being shortlisted in this year’s Cloud Awards is a sign of our continued dedication to excellence and innovation in the strategic sourcing and procurement industry,” said Rajesh Kalidindi, founder and CEO of LevaData. “Through a shared, outcome-based approach, LevaData ensures that procurement, engineering and sourcing teams can make the right decisions to maximize ROI.”

“In such a competitive global marketplace, the need to not only use cloud technologies but to continue to innovate has grown ever-stronger,” said Cloud Awards organizer Larry Johnson. “This year, the judges have had a more difficult time than ever in deciding which entrants should move forward to the next stage. We can only wait until 2019 to see which organizations emerge as final winners in their category.”

Hundreds of organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe, covering the Americas, Australia, Europe and the Middle East. You can view the full shortlist here:

Final winners will be announced on January 29, 2019.

About the Cloud Awards

The Cloud Awards is an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the cloud as we move into 2019 and beyond. Categories include Most Promising Start-Up, Best SaaS, and “Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution. Finalists were selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards, please visit

About LevaData

LevaData helps global enterprises improve gross margins by reducing supply chain costs, with a focus on delivering measurable and accountable supply chain solutions and strategies that transform companies. The unique LevaData Cognitive Sourcing™ Platform allows customers to sense, recommend, act, and learn. Customers include leaders in the top global supply chain organizations, as well as medium-sized OEMs seeking to achieve best-in-class direct materials sourcing practices. LevaData is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit