T-Systems supports the UK Cloud Awards 2017

Leading vendor of ICT systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions sponsors the awards celebrating innovation in the UK cloud market

Leading global IT services provider T-Systems has been announced as a sponsor of the UK Cloud Awards 2017. The awards, established by the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) in association with Cloud Pro, recognise the leading vendors, customers and individuals that have set the benchmark for the UK cloud industry over the past year.

The UK Cloud Awards, now in its fourth year, celebrates innovation, business transformation and technical excellence in the UK cloud market and showcases the leading projects, businesses and individuals who are using cloud technologies to deliver real business value throughout the UK and beyond. Entries are currently flooding in for the awards, which culminate in central London on 15 March 2017.

A panel of independent judges will produce a shortlist of contenders and will decide on an overall winner in each category. Submissions for the awards remain open until 24 January 2017 and there is an early bird offer in place until 30 December 2016. Entries can be entered at www.ukcloudawards.co.uk

Mark Turner, Vice President IT Delivery at T-Systems, said: “The UK Cloud Awards have gone from strength to strength since they were first established and we are very proud to be able to lend them our support this year. The awards offer the important opportunity to celebrate the biggest achievements from the past year and stand as the definitive mark of achievement in the UK cloud industry. Cloud has reached maturity and I have seen first-hand countless innovative examples of how the delivery model is transforming the way that businesses operate so I’m looking forward to seeing what the UK cloud industry has to offer this year.”

The judging panel – chaired by Cloud Pro’s Founding Editor Max Cooter – comprises of a number of experts in the field of cloud computing, including consultants, analysts, CIOs, academics and venture capitalists. The full list of judges can be found on the UK Cloud Awards website.

Alex Hilton, CEO of the Cloud Industry Forum, said: “T-Systems is a keen and active supporter of the Cloud Industry Forum, so we are very pleased to have their support for the UK Cloud Awards this year. Interest in the UK Cloud Awards has continued to grow every year and having the support from an organisation the size of T-Systems is testament to the importance that the UK Cloud Awards now have within the industry. We are delighted to have T-Systems on board as its commitment to championing cloud services and raising confidence in the industry is second to none.”

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