Source: BroadGroup, 27 February 2017

London/Singapore, 27 February 2017 – BroadGroup, the international consultancy and event company today announced the winners of the inaugural Datacloud Asia Awards 2017 in recognition of the leading players who are influencing and shaping Asia Pacific’s data economy.  The much-coveted accolades demonstrate genuine innovation and continuing evolution of the data center and cloud sectors in the region.

A climax to the hugely-successful Datacloud Asia summit, the awards were presented on the evening of 23rd February at the Capella Hotel in Singapore and hosted by BBC anchor Rico Hizon to an audience of over 250 executives from the data center and cloud industries.  An independent panel of industry experts judged entries across a range of award categories.

The winners of the Datacloud Asia 2017 awards are:

Excellence in Data Center Service:  Digital Realty

Excellence in Cloud Service Asia:  Telstra

Cloud Technical Breakthrough:  Red Hat

Data Center Technical Breakthrough:  Telin Singapore

Excellence in Connectivity for Data Centers  Global Cloud Xchange

Cloud Above and Beyond:  Acronis

Innovative Solution Award:  Munters

Data Center Above and Beyond Award:  Digital Realty

Asia Internet Data Center of the Year Award:  Dr Peng

Innovative Data Center Location Award:  Rack Bank

Data Center Asia Leadership Award:  Mr Asher Ling, Kingsland Data Center

Cloud Leadership Award:  Mr Charles Lee, OneAsia Network Limited

Data Center Industry Achievement Award:  Mr William Barney, Global Cloud Xchange

Commented Philip Low, chairmen of BroadGroup: “Earlier in the day we listened to leading industry luminaries speak of a new era of technology innovation disrupting markets across the globe with data centers at the heart of the global digital economy.  The Asia Pacific region is firmly at its forefront and this year’s winners epitomize what is good and great about the industry, showcasing immense creativity, perseverance and ingenuity.  We congratulate all the winners for their outstanding achievements.”

“The awards have been a fitting end to an intriguing day of debate and insight.  As the world’s premier networking and business deal-making congress for data center and cloud Datacloud Asia, in its debut year, has certainly marked its arrival,” concluded Low.


About BroadGroup

BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology and Professional Services company. Established in 2002, the company has achieved recognition and growth through delivering quality research and insight in a number of niche and emerging areas of the telecommunications and technology sector. Its Data Center and Cloud practice is the market leader in providing commercial due diligence, research and analysis for the sector. The company’s events portfolio includes Datacloud, Datacloud Awards, Finance and Investment Forum and Dark Fibre Convention brands which deliver high quality international networking and business opportunity events.

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