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CDW announced as headline sponsor of the UK Cloud Awards

Fortune 500 technology solutions provider gets behind award ceremony to champion innovation in the UK cloud industry

CDW, a Fortune 500 company and a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider, has been announced as a headline sponsor of the UK Cloud Awards. Established by the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) in association with Cloud Pro, the awards celebrate the most innovative providers, projects and individuals that are setting the benchmark in the UK cloud industry.

Taking place on 16 May at County Hall in London, the UK Cloud Awards highlight the innovation the UK cloud industry, commending the very best people, products and providers that are driving digital transformation. Jez Black, Founder of Erebus Technology Consulting, will chair this year’s awards, alongside a panel of esteemed judges including Michael Wignall, CTO of Microsoft and Rob Lamb, Cloud Business Director and CTO of Dell UK & Ireland.

For the businesses that wish to partake, entries to the awards are open via the website until close of business on 22 February and entries made by 31 January will be eligible for an Early Bird discount.

Joel Berwitz, Head of Cloud Services at CDW, commented: “As technology is increasingly the route to competitive advantage, the UK’s cloud industry has become a vital cog in the UK economy. The UK has emerged as a leading player on the global stage when it comes to cloud innovation, and the UK Cloud Awards present the perfect opportunity to celebrate and recognise these successes. We are delighted to be supporting this year’s awards and look forward to seeing which providers, projects and individuals will take home a prize on the night itself.”

Alex Hilton, CEO of the Cloud Industry Forum, added: “The UK Cloud Awards are a way for the UK cloud industry to come together to reward and celebrate excellence in the cloud sector and wouldn’t be possible without the support of companies like CDW. We are honoured to have such a well-respected technology solutions provider supporting this year’s UK Cloud Awards as headline sponsor. Each year we see an increasing number of companies and individuals enter the awards and I am confident that this will be the most exciting awards yet.”

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