The 2016 Cloud Innovation Awards have been recognized at the NetEvents EMEA Press & Analyst Summit
These prestigious awards recognize the very best in the Technology industry and reward the leading individuals and organisations for innovation and performance in the cloud sector. The winners were announced at a gala evening celebration at the Casina Valadier in Rome, Italy. All proceeds from the dinner and awards go to Prostate Project and the American Cancer Society.
The 2016 Cloud Innovation Awards were judged by an independent panel of highly respected judges including leading technology press and industry analysts from around the globe.
2016 Cloud Innovation Award Categories:
- Cloud/Datacenter Solution
- Cloud Security Solution
- SDN Solution for the Enterprise
- Cloud Services for the Enterprise
Virtualization has transformed the IT landscape with the benefits of cost savings, dynamic provisioning and centralized management, and a growing number of enterprises and government organizations are migrating at least part of their business to the “Cloud”. New data center start-ups, along with some longer term players, offer to help IT departments handle the challenges posed by virtualized infrastructures and cloud computing. Our judges are looking for the most innovative Cloud/Datacenter solution, providing major business benefits, to have been introduced to the market.
Cloud Security Solution
What is the single greatest concern that users have about migration to the Cloud? It is security, and the sense that potentially critical data not only lies in other hands but must also pass to and fro without being compromised. It’s perceived as a dangerous game, with experts predicting new types of attack designed to cripple a nation’s IT infrastructure. Secure the Cloud, and the brakes will be off – so the judges will be looking for the most innovative, practical and effective contribution to Cloud security.
SDN Solution for the Enterprise
Within just two short years, SDN has become recognized as the networking technology of the future, and Cloud service providers have been evaluating and now starting to deploy SDN and OpenFlow protocol in some of the world’s largest data centers. But medium to smaller enterprises have been slower to make the move, so our judges are particularly keen to find SDN solutions that offer easy migration, that deliver early ROI, and generally encourage business to take the first steps along the path to tomorrow’s networking.
Cloud Services for the Enterprise
What sets your enterprise Cloud services apart? SLAs, scalability, adaptability, geographical coverage for low latency, a particularly well-considered business package or whatever? Tell us about it and the judges will tell you what they think. Win the award and the world will know about it.