Data Centre and Cloud Awards to be announced at ceremony in Monaco

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Datacloud Europe, Global Congress & Exhibition, June 3 -4th 2015, Monaco (www.datacloudcongress.com) will host to this year’s most anticipated Datacentre & cloud awards on the eve of the two day conference which looks set to attract 1800 industry influences and senior executives.

The Judges of this year’s Data Centre and Cloud Awards have announced their decision across a range of award categories, showcasing for the eighth year running best in class services and innovation. The Awards ceremony will take place in Monaco on the evening of 2nd June.

Two of the top Awards – the Prix Européen – have been hotly contested. The nominations shortlisted for the Data Centre Industry Leader are (all in alphabetical order): Equinix (Eric Schwartz); Green Mountain (Knut Molaug); TelecityGroup; Virtus Data Centres. The Prix Européen for Cloud Industry Leader shortlist is ComputeNext; Equinix EMEA; SW Hosting and TelecityGroup.

The European Data Centre Award shortlist is: EBRC, Equinix EMEA, Lamda Hellix and TDF.

A new award for Enterprise End User Innovation has been shortlisted as: CommScope; GDI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung; Keysource; Sudlows.

The Data Centre Sustainability Award shortlist is: Digital Realty; Portugal Telecom; SAP SE; Sudlows.

Another new Award for Data Centre Marketer of the Year has been shortlisted between Omer Wilson, Marketing Director EMEA, Digital Realty and Sev Onyshkevych, ‎Chief Marketing Officer at FieldView Solutions, Inc.

Cloud Service Provider of the Year includes as shortlisted: Avangate; ComputeNext; EBRC; Egenera.

For the Cloud End User Innovation Award the shortlist is: Fonecta Ltd (Lauri Halkosaari); Integrated Health Information Systems Pte Ltd (IHIS); and Transics (Sungard AS Cloud Platform).

The Judges Award traditionally provided to companies or people contributing demonstrable innovation or exceptional leadership and achievement will be announced at the evening event. BroadGroup will also be presenting an annual Award.

“The Awards evening being held in Monaco for the first time this year promises to be exceptional,” commented Gerd J. Simon, chairman of the Judges Panel. “We have received an outstanding range of nominations and the winners will be presented before an audience of more than 400 to recognize the best in this increasingly challenging and competitive industry.”

Gold tickets which include attendance at the Awards ceremony are still available for sale at www.datacloudcongress.com

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