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London/Monaco  28  November 2019 - In what is foreseen as the promise of another decade of data centre, cloud and Edge growth that lies ahead, the 2020 Awards as the annual bellwether for the industry sets the agenda for innovation and service excellence.

As the annual bellwether for the industry, Datacloud Awards are globally relevant, and seek to recognize genuine innovation, service excellence and the continuing evolution of the sector and IT transformations underway.

The results selected by an independent international panel of expert Judges will be announced at a dinner and ceremony in Monaco on the evening of 2nd June hosted by a celebrity.

“I am delighted to announce the launch of the most celebrated and sought after industry Awards which aim to bring to the centre stage the contribution the annual Datacloud Global will make in shaping the growth of our businesses,” said Gerd Simon, chairman of the Awards Judges panel.

“For 2020 the Awards will focus on innovative concepts and world class expertise that will collectively lead another decade of growth in digital infrastructure.”

The announced categories for 2020 are as follows:

Cloud Service Provider of the Year 2020
Data Centre Service Provider of the Year Award 2020
Data Centre CyberSecurity Award 2020
Excellence in Regional Data Centre Awards 2020:-
-Excellence in Data Centre Asia Pac Award
-Excellence in Data Centre Europe Award
-Excellence in Data Centre Middle East & Africa Award
-Excellence in Data Centre Americas Award
Inward Investment Initiatives for Data Centres 2020
New: Data Centre Construction Award 2020
New: Innovative Technology Deployment Award 2020
New: Green Data Centre Award 2020
New: Energy Solution Provider Award 2020
New: Artificial Intelligence in the Data Centre Award 2020
Connectivity Innovator of the Year 2020
Edge Innovation Award 2020
Excellence in Community Engagement Award 2020
Digital Champion 2020 Award
Young Digital Leader of the Year
Young Engineer of the Year Award
New: Commitment to diversity and talent development within the data centre sector
New: Creative Marketing Campaign Award
New: Sustainability Award 2020
The Judges’ Award 2020

“We are very excited to launch the Datacloud Global Awards for 2020,” commented Gregory Gerot, managing director and vice president of BroadGroup. “Year after year, more and more businesses in our industry accept the challenge of nominating themselves for one of these prestigious Awards, and we look forward to the largest ceremony held in the world for this sector.”

Datacloud Global Congress will be held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco June 2-4 2020. Attendance at the Awards evening is open to Gold ticket holders.


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. BroadGroup is 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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