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Joanna Lumley OBE to host 2019 Datacloud Awards in Monaco

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London / Monaco – January 14, 2019 – The 12th annual Datacloud Awards to be held in Monaco on June 4, 2019 announced actress, model and charity activist Joanna Lumley OBE as the host of the evening. The event will also include entertainment for an expected international audience of 900 guests.

“We are delighted and honored to have Joanna Lumley join us at the Datacloud Global Awards,” said BroadGroup President Philip Low. “Reflecting the industry defining ceremony for 2019, the judges extended several region-specific award categories including Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa and the Americas covering the Data Center Excellence and Data Center Service Provider of the Year. “

Joanna Lumley – Datacloud Award

Jury Chairman Gerd Simon said, “The 2019 Datacloud Awards provide a global platform for players in digital transformation companies to inspire markets with their pioneering spirit. The awards provide ever higher benchmarks to recognize achievement in leadership and innovation. “

“We encourage companies around the world to apply and wish them all the best in the process. We have the largest panel of expert judges ever, and we look forward to seeing you all in Monaco on June 4th, ”continued Mr. Simon.

A number of new awards for 2019 have also been announced and include the cybersecurity industry and the information security market, how data centers contribute to the formation and implementation of smart cities. , the 5G Forerunner Award recognizing a significant contribution to best practices in the deployment of 5G and also recognizing innovation in computing architecture, design and construction of data centers for hyperscale.

Focused on the customer implementation that had the biggest impact in data centers and cloud services, 2019 will also see a Digital Champion award for the first time.

The judges also launched three new Edge awards reflecting its growing importance: Edge Innovation, Edge Leader of the Year and Telco at the Edge.

Innovation in global connectivity and a separate category for fiber are also announced as open for nominations.

A popular category recognizing the location of data centers is once again open to development agencies, governments, and business associations. Likewise, an award is given for excellence in leading and implementing corporate social responsibility.

Finally, the judges emphasized the importance of the arrival of new people in the industry and offered two awards: Young Engineer of the Year and Young Digital Leader of the Year.

Applications close on Tuesday March 12. The shortlisted companies will be announced during April and the winners announced on the evening of June 4 in Monaco during the black tie ceremony held at the spectacular Le Sporting in Monte Carlo.

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About Datacloud Rewards
Now in their 12th year, the annual awards have a strong heritage and have earned a reputation as a top benchmark for the data center and cloud industry. Now, the inclusion of new segments such as Edge and 5G reflects the changes that will impact in the years to come and how pricing has become a forerunner in anticipating new business models and ideas that continue to support the industry. innovation and success.

About BroadGroup
BroadGroup is an information media technology and professional services company providing a value chain of content search, publications, including industry leader,, and innovative conferencing brands focused on data centers, cloud, infrastructure and edge and IT investment and a member company of FTSE 250 Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC whose main brands include Capacity, Metro Connect, Subsea Connect and the annual ITW which is held held in Chicago. In the United States, Euromoney owns the events activities of TTI Vanguard and IMN.

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