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Record-Breaking Competitors for DatacenterDynamics Pan-Asian Awards 2015


This year DatacenterDynamics awards has booked the highest number of participating countries to date accumulating over 80 entries across 10 categories, from 12 Asian nations. Countries submitting entries included Japan, China, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and Malaysia.

The winners of each category will be announced at a gala dinner and prize-giving ceremony at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, onSeptember 16, 2015, a highlight of Singapore Data Center Week.

The DatacenterDynamics Asia Pacific Awards are part of a unique global series that provides worldwide recognition to outstanding individuals, teams and projects. In this complex and competitive market, there can be few greater accolades than to be awarded one these ‘Oscars’ through the rigorous judging of an independent panel of industry experts. Past winners have included many of the world’s leading brands, and every shortlisted finalist shares recognition for their exceptional performance and contribution to the market.

Sharing insights on the award show, Chairman of the Judges, Ed Ansett, “The diversity and quality of this year’s entries has been outstanding.” “The majority of the projects that we have had to consider are world-class, which is indicative of a fast-maturing industry sector. Every project or team that has made the next stage is noteworthy.”

Keith Murray, Regional Vice-President, Data Center Solutions (APAC) of Schneider Electric, Headline Sponsor of the Awards programme, commented: “We are delighted to again be supporting the DCD Awards. It is programmes such as this that spur data center owners and operators to embrace best practice and innovation, and all the finalists are exemplars to the wider community.”

This year’s shortlisted finalists are:

Category 1 – Enterprise Data Center Awards

  • Huawei Langfang Cloud Data Center
  • ITC
  • Telstra
  • Vodafone India

Category 2 – Internet Data Center Award
Sponsored by Emerson Network Power
Chinacache Xin Run Technology

  • China Unicom
  • Shanghai Huadu Architecture & Urban Planning Co
  • StarHub

Category 3 – Service Provider Data Center Award
Sponsored by CBRE

  • Equinix Inc
  • Global Switch
  • IO Singapore
  • Netmagic Solutions

Category 4 – Modular Deployment Award

  • Huawei
  • National Stock Exchange of India
  • Netmagic Solutions
  • StarHub

Category 5 – Data Center Critical Environment Team of the Year

  • Canberra Data Centres
  • Digital Realty
  • IBM India
  • Infosys

Category 6 – Critical Environment Future Thinking Award
Sponsored by Schneider Electric 

  • Canberra Data Centres
  • IBM India
  • IO Singapore
  • NEC

Category 7 – Energy Efficiency Improver’s Award

  • CenturyLink Singapore
  • Digital Realty
  • Hitachi Sunway Data Centre Services
  • NTT Singapore

Category 8 – Data Center Transformation Project of the Year

  • Beijing UniCloud Technology
  • Huawei
  • IBM India
  • Telstra

Category 9 – “Open” Data Center Project Award

  • Canberra Data Centres
  • Huawei
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Open Compute

Category 10 – Cloud Journey of the Year

  • Dimension Data Asia Pacific (on behalf of Kathmandu)
  • Equinix
  • Integrated Healthcare Innovation Systems (IHIS)
  • IVE

Two further “Open” categories exist, for which the winners will be announced on the night. These are:

Category 11 – Data Center Evangelist Award

Sponsored by Digital Realty
Category 12 – Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

Sponsored by IO

The gala dinner and prize-giving ceremony commences at 7.30pm on Thursday September 16. 

Limited places are still available.


Niloy Banerjee

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