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BroadGroup Announces Shortlist for the 12th Annual Datacloud Global Awards

London/Monaco, 3 May 2019 – These prestigious awards recognise the teams, products, innovations, initiatives and projects that demonstrate data centre and Edge and cloud innovation and service excellence.

The results selected by an independent international panel of expert Judges will be announced at the dinner and ceremony in Monaco on the evening of 4th June hosted by actress, model and charity campaigner, Joanna Lumley OBE. This ceremony is proudly sponsored by Awards Patron Vertiv.

Smart Infrastructure is a global opportunity and the world is experiencing rapid development of technologies bringing better performance at a lower cost. This has opened up the opportunity to add new sectors to the Datacloud Global Awards 2019. These include awards for the cybersecurity sector and the information security market, data centres shaping and enabling of Smart Cities,5G deployment and innovation of IT architecture, design and data centre construction for Hyperscales.

Chairman of the Judging Panel Gerd Simon remarked that "The 2019 Datacloud Awards received the highest number of nominations so far. The new award categories in particular, have attracted newcomers from organisations all over the world. The shortlisted companies present nothing less than companies leading in their categories and who are driving this data centric industry forward through an innovative spirit.”

The shortlisted companies are as follows:

Category 01. Cloud Service Provider of the Year
CoreStack
1&1 IONOS
Jelastic
Pi DATACENTERS

Category 02. Data Centre Service Provider of the Year
CBRE
Digital Realty
EdgeConneX
Iron Mountain Data Centers

Category 03. Data Centre CyberSecurity Award
Cyxtera 
Equinix
SaltDNA
EBRC

Category 04. Data Centre for Smart City Award
Cloud&Heat Technologies
Lintasarta
RISE SICS North
RWE Supply & Trading

Category 05. Excellence in Regional Data Centre Award - Asia Pac
AirTrunk
GDS Services
Lintasarta
Pi DATACENTERS

Category 06. Excellence in Regional Data Centre Award - Europe
Green Mountain
Interxion
IXcellerate
NLDC
VIRTUS Data Centres

Category 07. Excellence in Regional Data Centre Award - Middle East and Africa
N+ONE DATACENTERS
Sonatel
Rack Centre
Teraco

Category 08. Excellence in Regional Data Centre Award - Americas
GlobeNet
ROOT Data Center
Stream Data Centers
eStruxture Data Centers

Category 09. Global Connectivity Innovator of the Year
Global Cloud Xchange (GCX)
GlobeNet
Digital Realty
HGC Global Communications

Category 10. Hyperscale Innovation Award
AirTrunk
Chindata
CyrusOne
DigiPlex

Category 11. Edge Innovation Award
Chindata & Huawei Technologies
Kaloom
Vapor IO
WindCORES

Category 12. Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility Award
Iron Mountain Data Centers
Kao Data
GlobeNet

Category 13. Data Centre Location of the Year Award
Greater Montréal  presented by -Montréal International, Hydro-Québec and Investissement Quebec
Kajaani Region presented by Herman IT
Scottish Futures Trust presented by Host in Scotland
Tinn Municipality and the town of Rjukan presented by Green Mountain

Category 14. Digital Champion 2019 Award
SBAB Bank implemented by City Network Hosting AB
Liverpool Football Club UK - EA Transformation implemented by Atos

Category 15. Young Digital Leader of the Year
Sami Badri -Credit Suisse
Michael Lahoud – Stream Data Centers
Gamal Albin Said - Indonesia Medika
Narendra Sen – RackBank Datacenters

Category 16. Young Engineer of the Year
Paul Harrison – Future Facilities 
Said Eren Karahan - Turkcell
Joshua Martens - AirTrunk
Turgay Parlak - Turkcell

The inaugural Data Economy Finvest Awards will also be presented on the evening recognising Law Firm of the Year, Real Estate Deal of the Year and The M&A of the Year.

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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 ITWwww.broad-group.com www.data-economy.com

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