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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!

 

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!).

read more about Cloud Asia >>

 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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Silver Lining for Cloud World Forum Winners

London, 18 June 2014 – The Cloud World Series Awards recognised industry leaders from around the world last night (17 June), at an award ceremony which took place in London as part of the Cloud World Forum conference and exhibition. The Awards, which consist of six categories encompassing services from across the Cloud ecosystem, acknowledge and celebrate drive and innovation in the global Cloud computing industry.

Ewa Campbell, Head of Marketing, Cloud World Series, said: “Rewarding the excellence of our winners by acknowledging their hard work and what it brings to the Cloud industry is hugely important. These companies are laying the groundwork for the future of Cloud, which is becoming an increasingly significant part of business today. The calibre of our shortlist this year was impressive and our winners deserve the recognition they receive.”

The Awards were judged by world class experts in Cloud Computing, including: 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 full list of winners:

  • Best Cloud Service – WINNER – AWS
  • Best Cloud Application – WINNER – PEPPERMINT
  • Best Cloud Platform – WINNER – Microsoft Azure
  • Best Cloud Security Solution – WINNER – Cohesive FT
  • Best Cloud Data Centre & Storage Solution – WINNER – Egynte
  • Best Big Data Analytics Solution – WINNER – Sales-I

Cloud World Forum is taking place at the Olympia National in London, (17-18 June 2014). For more information about the event, please visit http://cloudwf.com. Alternatively, keep up to date with the event on Twitter using @CloudWSeries or #CloudWF.

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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!

CWS partners with Cloud Innovation World Cup® and EuroCloud

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World Series partners with Cloud Innovation World Cup® and EuroCloud

The Cloud World Series, the world’s leading event series in Cloud Computing, is pleased to announce the partnership with the Cloud Innovation World Cup®, and EuroCloud.

Cloud World Series cover the entire ecosystem of Cloud Computing. With an increased emphasis on networking opportunities and VIP-introduction services, the Cloud and Big Data World Series are the ultimate platforms to engage with enterprise and telco decision-makers from around the world. The 6th Annual Cloud World Forum in London is the leading cloud event in Europe; more than 8,000 attendees are expected in June 2014. One Highlight during this event is the Cloud Innovation World Cup’s award ceremony, and the presentation of the “Cloud Innovator of the Year”.

The Cloud Innovation World Cup, organized by Navispace in partnership with EuroCloud, is looking for innovative, cutting-edge cloud solutions and services as well as new fields of application profiting from cloud computing. Developers and innovators can submit their cloud solution for free until April 15, 2014. The categories: ICT Business Services, Smart Living, Mobility, Urban Infrastructure, Industry 4.0, and the special category “Evolve Insurance Award”. After April 15, 2014 the submissions will be assessed and judged by an international team of experts. For more information please download the brochure or visit: www.innovationworldcup.com/cloud.

“We are excited to present the winning solutions of the Cloud Innovation World Cup to the Cloud World Forum’s audience in June”, states Bernd Becker, Chairman of EuroCloud. “The Cloud Innovation World Cup will certainly demonstrate new and groundbreaking opportunities and possibilities of cloud based solutions in all relevant application fields.”

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