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Meet the Cloud World Series Awards Judging Panel! #CWSAwards

Cloud World Series Awards
24th June 2015 at 5.30pm
Olympia Grand, London

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Cloud Awards-websiteMeet our 2015 Judging Panel! 

The deadline is fast approaching to submit your entry to the Cloud World Series Awards 2015, being held in London on the 24th June at the Cloud World Forum.
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to recognise excellence and progress in the sector!

Submit your entry here!

We’re delighted to announce the independent Judging Board – world class experts in Cloud Computing! Our panel of judges will review the entries and select winners, taking into consideration the below criteria:

  • What’s new, different or unique in terms of the delivery of the product/service/project
  • The complexity of the service and how it is represented in terms of ease-of-use for the end-user
  • The service’s position as a global and local market innovator
  • Unique implementation features
  • Pricing and value for money

Camille Mendler, Ovum

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Camille Mendler is Principal Analyst and Head of Enterprise Verticals at Ovum. She has 18 years of multi-disciplinary experience in global telecommunications serving enterprises, service providers, ICT vendors and government bodies. An accomplished strategy consultant, Camille has delivered more than 70 expert engagements to clients worldwide.

Area of expertise: Cloud enablement, managed services, M2M, Ethernet, long-tail wireless and new business models.

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Professor Mark Skilton, Warwick Business School 

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Mark has held senior global Director positions in Information Technology in internal and external, consulting internationally in many industries and organizations. He has over 30 years experience in a wide variety of customer facing and provider solutions strategies, consulting to board level in operating model transformations and value creation.

Mark’s experience includes new media multi-channel services, big data analytics and mobile ecosystems for new business models.

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Jacqui Taylor, CEO, FlyingBinary

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Jacqui has 25 years experience of deploying technology change across the world. After implementing a banking regulatory change programme with Web 3.0 tools she co-founded FlyingBinary.

A Ministerial appointment to the Cabinet Office for the second year to the Open Data User Group as an Open Data Domain Expert recognised her as a web scientist of influence in the era of Big Data. Jacqui has just produced her first book “Mapping the Future” which signals the changes for the data journalism industry.

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Chris Wray, Partner, Kemp Little Consulting

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Chris has 30 years of consulting experience spanning Andersen Consulting, Price Waterhouse, Andersen Business Consulting and Deloitte.

His experience of technology and digital media related client issues comes from his role as lead consulting partner for Andersen Business Consulting and Deloitte’s Travel, Hospitality and Leisure industry practices, combined with being a founding director of Clustre – an innovative network of unique technology based products and services companies…

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The ceremony will commence at 5.30pm on the show floor of the Cloud World Forum 2015, presented by Bryan Glick, Editor in Chief at Computer Weekly

Submit your entry here

Don’t forget to register for your FREE exhibition pass here

Good luck and we hope to be celebrating with you in London this coming June!

 

The Cloud World Series Awards are now OPEN for submissions! #CWSAwards

Cloud World Series Awards
24th June 2015
Olympia Grand, London

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Cloud Awards-websiteThe Cloud World Series Awards are now OPEN for submissions! 

The Cloud World Series Awards are back for the 3rd year, taking place at the Cloud World Forum in Olympia Grand on the 24th June 2015. In a constantly evolving industry, with so many cutting-edge Cloud providers and new entrants to the market, competition at this year’s awards is set to be the most fierce yet!

Submit your entry here!

The Cloud World Series Awards 2015 is a celebration of the drive, innovation and hard work in the global cloud computing industry, with six categories recognising services from across the ecosystem. The Awards will bring together the industry leaders and experts across the Cloud that have driven developments in Cloud over the past year.

The Awards will be judged by world class experts in Cloud Computing, who will independently select the shortlist and also select the winners. This year’s panel includes:

  • Professor Mark Skilton, Professor of Practice in Information Systems & Management, Warwick Business School
  • Chris Wray, Partner, Kemp Little Consulting
  • Camille Mendler, Principal Analyst and Head of Enterprise Verticals, Informa Telecoms & Media
  • Jacqui Taylor, CEO, FlyingBinary

The ceremony will be presented by Bryan Glick, Editor in Chief at Computer Weekly.

This year’s categories are:

  1. Cloud Platform Innovation of the Year
  2. Best Cloud Application
  3. Most Innovative SME/Start up Vendor
  4. Best IOT Platform
  5. Best Cloud SME Project by a Vendor
  6. Best Enterprise Mobility Solution

Submit your entry here

More information here

Good luck and we hope to be celebrating with you in London this coming June!

 

Cloud Asia Awards – Meet the Judges! #cloudasia

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Awards judges

 

Following the successful Cloud World Series Awards which took place in London this year, the Cloud Asia Awards are a celebration of the drive, innovation and hard work in the global cloud computing industry.

This year’s awards will take place the evening of day one and will feature 4 categories, recognising services from across the Cloud ecosystem. Similarly to the Cloud World Series Awards the Cloud Asia Awards will be judged by world-class experts, you can meet the Judges here.

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Cloud Asia 2014 | Speakers & Sessions Announced | Full Brochure Launch #CloudAsia

15045-Cloud-Asia-LogoWe are pleased to bring you the updated event brochure for Cloud Asia, including the current agenda and speaker line-up!

Why attend Cloud Asia?

•    1 trip + 500 Delegates = efficient use of your personal & business time
•    100 +  Speakers = fast lessons with the minimum effort
•    50 x (Sponsors + Exhibitors) = Quick updates + LIVE software building demos & deployments
•    Visit the stands you want & only see the newest solutions you need= No tiresome product pitches at Cloud Asia!
•    Enterprise Apps + Advanced Data Analytics + Cross Device Software Knowledge = Bundles of facts to take back to the office.
•    Best in class SME, enterprise & government organisation IT experts dominating the agenda = Bundles of business cards!
•    Telco and OTT cloud providers – they’re coming along so you can tell them how they can improve the services and deliver what you want!
•    Application developers who have that je ne sais quoi when it comes to supporting the cross device software needs of today’s enterprises and SMEs!
•   Forms part of the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) China – Hong Kong.

Still need convincing? Download the event brochure today and see why Cloud Asia is the leading content led conference and exhibition for the Enterprise IT & Telco Cloud Market in Hong Kong!

We guarantee you will be networking, learning, and contributing to the development of industry actions alongside pioneering technology developers such as AWS, Google, EMC, Microsoft, AppDirect, Vision Solutions, Orange Business Services, PCCW, and crucial enterprise & SME IT decision makers!

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Join the APAC Cloud Industry’s Leadership recognition awards #Cloudasia

Following the successful Cloud World Series Awards which took place in London this year, the Cloud Asia Awards are a celebration of the drive, innovation and hard work in the global cloud computing industry.

This year’s awards will take place the evening of day one and will feature 4 categories, recognising services from across the Cloud ecosystem. Similarly to the Cloud World Series Awards the Cloud Asia Awards will be judged by world-class experts whom will be announced shortly so watch this space!

Once you’ve signed up to attend the show, if you’d like to add your company’s branding next to the list of technology trailblazers entering the awards, click here and find out more about how to enter!

Entry deadline is Monday 13th October 2014!

500+ senior IT decision makers will come together across 3 days at the Sheraton Hotel in Kong Kong where the Awards ceremony will take place. Meet with 50 + Sponsors and Exhibitors who will showcase quick updates and  LIVE software building demos and deployments!  Visit the stands you want and only see the newest solutions you need (no tiresome product pitches at Cloud Asia!).

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 Winners will enjoy…

A Winner’s Trophy presented at the Cloud Asia Awards networking evening on the 25th of November 2014
A Winner’s photo of the presentation of the Awards
Inclusion in the Cloud Asia Awards Winners press release
Being featured on the Cloud Asia Awards Winner’s website
Being featured in a Cloud Asia Awards Winners HTML posted to the full Cloud Asia mailing list
Being able to use “Winners of Cloud Asia Awards” logo and icon on their own promotional materials.

In a constantly evolving industry, with so many cutting-edge Cloud providers and new entrants to the market, competition at this year’s awards is set to be the most fierce yet!

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to recognise excellence and progress in the sector!

Enter here today >>

Featuring 4 key categories:

-Best Cloud Service
-Best Cloud Application
-Best Cloud Platform
-Best Cloud Security Solution

Entry deadline is Monday 13th October 2014!

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Cloud World Series Awards Shortlist Announced #cloudwf

News release – June 2014

Cloud World Series Awards Shortlist Announced

London, 10 June 2014 – Today the organisers of the Cloud World Series have announced the shortlist for the Cloud World Series Awards, which takes place at this year’s Cloud World Forum in June. The awards are a celebration of the drive, innovation and hard work in the global cloud computing industry, with six categories recognising services from across the Cloud ecosystem.

The Awards will take place in the Technical Theatre of Cloud World Forum in the Olympia National, at the end of Day One of the event. The Awards will bring together the industry leaders and experts across the Cloud that have driven developments in Cloud over the past year.

Bryan Glick, Editor in Chief, Computer Weekly, will present the awards and said: “The awards are a great show piece at the end of the first day of the action packed event. I am delighted to be presenting the ceremony and it’s great to be a part of the process of rewarding the most innovative and driven companies across the Cloud industry.”

The Awards will be judged by world class experts in Cloud Computing and this year’s panel includes Professor Mark Skilton Professor of Practice in Information Systems & Management, Warwick Business School, Chris Wray, Partner, Kemp Little Consulting, Kerem Arsal, Manager, Africa & Middle East, Pyramid Research and Camille Mendler, Principal Analyst and Head of Enterprise Verticals, Informa Telecoms & Media. The panel independently selected the shortlist and will also select the winners.

Ewa Campbell, Head of Marketing, Cloud World Series, added: “The Cloud World Series Awards is fantastic recognition for those who have this year developed and delivered world class solutions and products which have advanced the industry as a whole, and moved developments forwards.”

The categories and the shortlisted companies with their products are listed below:

Best Cloud Service

Cloudyn – Cloudyn
Bigstep – Full Metal Cloud
AWS – Amazon Web Services

Best Cloud Application

Peppermint Technology with Microsoft – Peppermint Legal Service Platform
Rosslyn Analytics – RAPid Spend Analysis
Iris – Iris Openspace

Best Cloud Platform

Microsoft UK – Microsoft Azure
Carrenza –  Intershop as a Service
CloudBees, Inc – CloudBees Continuous Delivery Platform as a Service

Best Cloud Security Solution

Cohesive FT – VNS3
FortyCloud – FortyCloud
Spirent – ArmorHub

Best Cloud Data Centre & Storage Solution

Egnyte – Egnyte
Spanning Cloud Apps – Spanning Backup
Zadara Storage – Virtual Private Storage Arrays (VPSA)

Best Big Data Analytics Solution

sales-i – sales-i
Domo – Domo
Attivio – Attivio

Congratulations and good luck go to all this years shortlisted companies.

The Cloud World Forum will take place on 17-18 June 2014, at the Olympia National, London, UK. To register to attend the event, please go to http://cloudwf.com/register/. For more information, to plan your visit, or to view the full event programme, please visit www.cloudwf.com or call +44 (0)207 017 5506. Alternatively, keep up to date with the event in real-time on Twitter @CloudWSeries or using #CloudWF.

About Cloud World Forum

Cloud World Forum is EMEA’s leading Cloud event with the industry’s most comprehensive agenda of all things Cloud. Over 8000 delegates come from more than 70 countries around the world to meet the industry’s leading solution providers. Now celebrating its sixth year, the show gathers the pivotal payers of the Cloud revolution and features 12 theatres led by Cloud end-users. More than 300 speakers from multinationals, SMEs, public sector organisations, online players, regulators, telcos and analysts are set to take the floor in engaging, thought-provoking keynotes, hands-on labs, brainstorming sessions and live demos over two days.

About Informa Telecoms & Media

Informa Telecoms and Media (www.informatandm.com) organises more than 120 global annual events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide. With a focus on quality content, Informa Telecoms and Media deliver a key audience of decision-makers from the mobile, fixed, alternative, wholesale, MVNO, broadband and satellite operator communities. Informa Telecoms and Media is also the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry, its 90 analysts and researchers produce a range of intelligence services including news and analytical products, in depth market reports and datasets focussed on technology, strategy and content.

For media information please contact Dana Hare at dana.hare@proactive-pr.com, Holly Leonardi at holly.leonardi@proactive-pr.com or Matthew Dunkling at matthew.dunkling@proactive-pr.com. Alternatively call on +44 1636 812152.

Join us for an evening of entertainment and networking!

There are 4 weeks remaining until the entry deadline for this year’s Cloud World Series Awards, being held in London on the 17th June at the Cloud World Forum.

We are delighted to announce the independent Judging Board – world class experts in Cloud Computing!

Chris Wrau

Chris Wray, Partner, Kemp Little Consulting

Chris has 30 years of consulting experience spanning Andersen Consulting (Accenture), Price Waterhouse, Andersen Business Consulting and Deloitte.

Chris’ partner roles during this time have included client and key account management, industry head, practice leader at an office and regional level together with national consulting leadership roles with Andersen Business Consulting and Deloitte.

Notably, Chris was one of the founding members of Andersen Business Consulting which grew quickly from a small financial and operational consulting practice into a major consulting player with a full range of strategy, IT and programme delivery skills and a £100m practice.

His experience of technology and digital media related client issues comes from his role as lead consulting partner for Andersen Business Consulting and Deloitte’s Travel, Hospitality and Leisure industry practices combined with being a founding director of Clustre – an innovative network of unique technology based products and services companies.

Chris is a hands-on partner with a wide range of strategy, financial, IT, people and process skills which, when combined with insights on relevant legal issues, makes him well placed to provide the overall architectural and programme delivery skills needed to deliver Kemp Little Consulting’s unique range of services.

Chris will use his experience of building consulting businesses to bring together unique combinations of competencies, technologies and delivery partners plus a strong dose of legal input from Kemp Little colleagues to lead the development of Kemp Little Consulting.

Camille Mendler

Camille Mendler, Principal Analyst and Head of Enterprise Verticals, Informa Telecoms & Media

Area of expertise: Cloud enablement, managed services, M2M, Ethernet, long-tail wireless, new business models.

Telecom innovation can trigger profound transformation across many industries. My goal is to identify sustainable enrichment opportunities for all stakeholders in these complex ecosystems.

Camille Mendler is Principal Analyst and Head of Enterprise Verticals at Informa Telecoms & Media. She has 18 years of multi-disciplinary experience in global telecommunications serving enterprises, service providers, ICT vendors and government bodies. An accomplished strategy consultant, Camille has delivered more than 70 expert engagements to clients worldwide.

At Informa, Camille’s team advises clients on leading-edge growth strategies, focusing on business models for cloud, M2M and broadband in vertical industries. Camille joined Informa in 2011. Previously, she was a vice president at Yankee Group, focusing on cloud computing, managed services and operator strategy.

Her industry experience includes roles in strategic marketing and fiber infrastructure development in European network operators, and she has served as an advisor to the Soros Foundations and the International Telecommunication Union.

Camille is a frequent public speaker and industry commentator. She is a judge of the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, Total Telecom World Vendor Awards and MEF Service Provider Awards.

Camille is a research fellow of the Russian Area Studies Master’s Program at Georgetown University and holds a B.S.in Journalism with a minor in Russian from Northwestern University. She is a member of Women in Telecoms and Technology.

Laurent Lachal

Laurent Lachal, Senior Analyst, Software – IT Solutions, Ovum

Laurent Lachal is leading Ovum Software Group’s cloud computing research. He works in close co-operation with other members of the Ovum team, both within the software group as well as the Ovum IT services, telecom and vertical industry teams, to cover the various aspects of the cloud computing phenomenon and its impact on the software market.

In his 19-year career as an IT analyst, Laurent has provided software vendors and users with insight into a wide range of issues from high-level business strategy issues to low-level technology ones. He has a deep knowledge of most segments of the IT industry from infrastructure to applications and was until mid-2009 in charge of Ovum’s open source-related research activities.

Besides Ovum, where he has spent most of his career, Laurent has also been European software market group manager at Gartner Ltd.

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Join us and your peers in recoginising drive, innovation and hard work in the global cloud computing industry, over cocktails and an evening of networking, entertainment and music from our DJ!

This year’s awards feature key 5 categories

The entry deadlines is Monday 19th of May 2014

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY HERE!

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