London, 16 May 2011 – The Judges of the fourth annual Data Centre Awards 2011, have announced the shortlisted companies across nine industry categories. In another highly competitive year, the calibre of entry has been exceptionally high. The Awards panel has received nominations from companies across Europe, central and eastern Europe and the Judges have undertaken a rigorous review over the past three months assessing the nominations. The shortlist for each award category is as follows:
Cloud Services Award 2011: iland Internet Solutions, Savvis, SOASTA and SunGard Availability Services' Cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service.
The Data Centre Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2011 - Large Enterprise Category – sponsored by Barclays Capital
Anthony Foy, Group Managing Director, Interxion
Michael Tobin, Managing Director, TelecityGroup
Jan Daan Luycks, CEO, CE Colo
The Data Centre Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2011 - SME Enterprise Category – sponsored by Barclays Capital
Andrew Gilbert, Managing Director, Node4
Apostolos Kakkos, Founder and CEO, Lamda Hellix Data Centers SA
Philip Petersen, CEO, Ad Infinitum
The Judges' Award - Lifetime achievement and contribution to the Data Centre Industry will be announced at the event.
The winners in all categories will be announced at the event which takes place in London on the evening of 2nd June 2011 www.datacentres.com/awards2011.Table bookings are open now.