London/Singapore 30 2016 – In what promises to be a bumper year for data center and cloud innovation, the Datacloud Asia Awards (www.datacloud.asia/awards) has been announced to take place in Singapore on the evening of 23rd February.
As the bellwether for the industry, Datacloud Awards are globally relevant, and seek to recognize genuine innovation and the continuing evolution of the sector and the transformations underway and have now been extended to Asia.
Following the success of the annual Datacloud Europe Awards in Monaco this refreshing format, with an expert panel of Judges will become the leading Data Center and Cloud Award Ceremony in the region.
All categories are open to enterprise owned or third party facilities with two unique awards for community impact that will recognize the positive contribution that both data center and cloud make for social benefit.
Acknowledging game changing technologies is also a first at the 2017 Datacloud Asia Awards and technical breakthrough recognition will be made in both industry categories.
The Judges have announced the new award categories which are:
DATA CENTER AWARDS
- Data Center Asia Leadership Award
- Excellence in Data Center Service Asia Award
- Data Center Technical Breakthrough Award
- Data Center Above and Beyond Award
- Cloud Leadership Award
- Excellence in Cloud Service Asia Award
- Cloud Technical Breakthrough Award
- Cloud Above and Beyond Award
- Upcoming Cloud Service Provider Award
NEW SECTOR AWARDS
- Innovative Data Center Location Award
- Innovative Energy Solution Award
- Excellence in Connectivity for Data Centers Award
- Most Innovative Deployment of IoT Award
The awards will bring new recognition for data center location. Many agencies across Asia compete not only with each other, but also internationally and the award will offer a first in denoting industry distinction.
The Innovative Energy Solution Award will showcase the use of a disruptive energy innovation; Excellence in Connectivity Award for high levels of service reliability and availability provided by cable, dark fibre and Internet Exchange providers. The Most Innovative Deployment of IoT Award is designed to showcase innovative projects that use today’s data-driven technologies to shape the services and cities of tomorrow.
“The industry has truly come of age,” commented Philip Low, chairman of BroadGroup “and the Datacloud Asia Awards, as the premier pan-regional event, will uniquely reflect its importance and the shift to embrace new technologies and services through IoT. Innovation will be the guideline in judging this year’s nominations.”
Companies can benefit by attending the Awards dinner and ceremony, sponsoring one of the Awards, or with the recognition of being shortlisted, start making contact with a global network of potential customers and partners to jump start the success of their innovations.
Hosted by an international personality, this year’s Awards ceremony - and dinner – will be the most exciting night of the year celebrating the best and most innovative in the multi-billion global industry that data center and cloud have now become.
Access to the dinner and ceremony is open to Gold ticket holders attending Datacloud Asia 2017.
Established in 2002, BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology and Professional Services company providing a value chain of consulting and research, publications, and innovative conference brands focused on data center, cloud and IT infrastructure and investment. The company is headquartered in London and incorporated as a limited company in the United Kingdom.