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Comedian Ellie Taylor confirmed as host for the Datacloud Awards 2018 Monaco


Monaco/London, 05 April 2018 – BroadGroup, the Information Media Technology and Professional Services company, is pleased to announce that stand-up comedian, writer and actor Ellie Taylor will host the 11th Datacloud Awards, BroadGroup’s revered annual celebration of the best companies, individuals and technologies in data centre and cloud industry.

Recognised as the defining accolade for the IT infrastructure delivery industry, the Datacloud awards celebrate genuine inspiration, innovation and standards of excellence. Nominations are open at: and will close on the 10th April 2018.

Ellie Taylor, British Comedian
Ellie Taylor, British Comedian

“As one of the UK’s rising stars on the comedy circuit we are delighted to welcome Ellie Taylor to the Datacloud Awards 2018 who will be a fantastic host on a night that celebrates the ambition and passion of those defining the future of the global data economy,” said Philip Low, Chairman BroadGroup.

Ellie Taylor has established herself as a firm favourite on the comedy circuit and has been seen on Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, The Mash Report, Drunk History, Plebs and more, and she was the presenter of BBC3’s hugely popular Snog Marry Avoid.

Ellie is currently on a UK tour with ‘This Guy’ which follows her previous successful shows ‘Infidelliety’ and ‘Elliementary’. After a sell-out run at the prestigious Pleasance venue at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the tour has achieved critical acclaim and she recently performed to a sold-out crowd at London’s Leicester Square Theatre.

The gala evening will be held on 12th June 2018 in the breath-taking Salle des Etoiles at the legendary venue of Le Sporting Club in Monaco.

The full list of Datacloud Awards 2018 categories:
Data Centre Leader of the Year
Cloud Leader of the Year
Excellence in Data Centre Service Award with Global Impact
Excellence in Data Centre Service Award with Local Impact
Best Data Centre Energy Solution Award 2018
Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility - Company of the Year
Data Centre Above and Beyond Award
Excellence in Data Centre Architecture and Design Award
Hyperscale Award
Data Centre Geographical Location Award
Circular Economy Leadership Award
Connectivity Provider of the Year Award
Best programme for Data Centre training and professional development
Excellence in Cloud Service Award with Global Impact
Excellence in Cloud Service Award with Local Impact
Enterprise Cloud Adoption Award
Upcoming Engineer of the Year Award
Marketer of the Year Award
Individual Industry Contribution – Ambassador Award

BroadGroup is the organiser of the premier forum and awards Datacloud Europe. The 2018 congress will be held on the 12-14 June at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. Datacloud has established itself as Europe’s only must-attend data centre and cloud business forum and expects more than 2000+ senior executives at their 16th annual event.

The conference attracts senior data centre and cloud leaders and executives, their customers and investors from more than 160 countries. It is recognised for providing outstanding deal making and networking opportunities, deep content and a unique annual forum for enterprise end-users looking to deploy IT assets in Europe and internationally.

Registration for the event with the traditional Super Early Bird offer, exhibiting, sponsor and speaker opportunities are now all open.

About BroadGroup
BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology company. Established in 2002, the company delivers premium event brands including Datacloud and Edge and Awards, which are an internationally recognized beacon of high quality content, deal making, networking and industry recognition for data center, cloud and Edge leaders, their enterprise customers, investors and senior executives. It also owns the widely acclaimed Data Economy online and offline global news resource and investor forums provider for the tech sector. BroadGroup is now a member company of FTSE 250 firm Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC whose leading brands include Capacity, Metro Connect, Subsea Connect and ITW.

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