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7th Global DataCentre & Cloud Awards 2014


12th June 2014, London

Recognising exceptional people in the international datacentre and cloud industry

Announcing New Judges

The new chairman of the Judges Panel, Mr Gerd Simon, is delighted to announce the appointment of new members to complement and extend expertise and insight. The new Judges joining the Panel are:

Steve Anson Steven Anson
Vice President - Marketing EMEA
Anixter International Limited
Alex D'Anna Alex D'Anna
Director of European Solutions Consulting, Virtual Instruments
Gunther Huth Günther Huth
GePlan Ingenieure GmbH
Prof. Dr. Volker Lindenstruth Prof. Dr. Volker Lindenstruth
Professor and Chair of the Department of HPC-Architectures, Goethe-University, Frankfurt
Peter Starziczny Peter Starziczny
President, Verband Innovatives Rechenzentrum e.V.
Jan Wiersma Jan Wiersma
Vice President Global Cloud

Event Snapshot

  • Dinner and Awards Ceremony:
    Evening, June 12 2014.
  • Target Audience:
    500+ Industry Executives from UK, Ireland, Europe, CEE and International
  • Attendees:
    Datacentre operators; cloud service providers; enterprises, investors; energy suppliers; fibre connectivity providers; solutions providers; consultancies
  • Highlights:
    Premier awards ceremony for the European region with outstanding networking plus marketing differentiation for winners and shortlisted companies.


"The quality of entry this year was among the highest ever at the 2012 event. This reflects both the growth and confidence of the datacentre sector across Europe and its quest to achieve excellence. Finalising the shortlisted candidates this year was more difficult than ever, and we applaud all companies who took part in the process."
Ashley Davis, chairman of the Judges Panel

Partner Opportunities

Join us at the event as a sponsor or partner and take advantage of outstanding networking, presentation and strategic marketing opportunities.


Award Categories 2014

  1. Cloud Services and Infrastructure
  2. Environmental Sustainability Award
  3. Best Improvement Process for Energy Efficiency in the Data Centre
  4. Co-location Provider of the Year
  5. New Data Centre of the Year Award
    • North Europe
    • Benelux
    • Germany
    • France
    • Southern Europe
    • CEE, Russia CIS
    • UK & Ireland
  6. Telco Data Centre of the Year
  7. Financial Services Data Centre of the Year
  8. Managed Services Award
  9. Modular and Prefabricated Data Centre Award
  10. DCIM Award
  11. Best Outsourcing Project - CIO Award
  12. Data Centre Investor of the Year
  13. Young Talent Associated with the Data Centre Industry
  14. Best Contribution to Education for the Data Centre Industry
  15. Judges Award (All Judges/no public nominations)

Nominations Close
10th March 2014

Please read the Judges
Entry Criteria

Gold Sponsors

Digital Realty


The Awards is a uniquely international event to celebrate the technical and commercial success of the datacentre and cloud industry in Europe. A number of exceptional sponsor and branding opportunities to coincide with the Awards Ceremony will be on offer.

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