Winners of the UK Cloud Awards 2015 announced

Best and brightest of UK cloud industry honoured at ceremony in Canary Wharf, London

Cloud Pro and the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) can reveal the winners of the UK Cloud Awards 2015.

The ceremony, sponsored by Microsoft, HP Helion and Ingram Micro Cloud, rewarded the best cloud providers, products and projects from the past year, as decided by an expert panel of independent judges.

The cream of the UK cloud industry gathered at an event at Plateau, Canary Wharf, to battle it out over the UK Cloud Awards on Wednesday night.

CIF, in association with Cloud Pro, received hundreds of submissions, just 16 of which walked home with prizes on the night. The winners are as follows:

 

Storage Product of the Year
  • Virtual Private Storage Array: Zadara
Security Product of the Year
  • Okta Identity and Mobility Management Service
Productivity Product of the Year
  • Blue Jeans Primetime
Accounting Product of the Year
  • Adaptive Insights
Cloud Management Product of the Year
  • OnApp Cloud
Business Continuity Product of the Year
  • Virtual Replication 3.5: Zerto
HCM Product of the Year
  • Fairsail HRMS
ERP Product of the Year
  • NetSuite OneWorld
Most Innovative Enterprise Product of the Year
  • vCloud Air: VMware
Most Innovative SMB Product of the Year
  • Cybertill’s cloud-based EPoS system
Best Public Sector Project
  • Oxford University Hospital working with Enterprise Study Ltd
Best Private Sector Project
  • Parkinson’s Voice Initiative working with Twilio
Digital Marketplace project (formerly Cloudstore project)
  • Department of Health working with Kahootz (AKA INOVEM)
Best Cloud Service Provider 
  • Amazon Web Services
Best Newcomer
  • Kazoup
Personality of the Year
  • Melissa Di Donato of Salesforce

The UK Cloud Awards 2015 partnered with disabled charity Scope, who ran a raffle on the night which included prizes donated by HP and Microsoft.

Alex Hilton, CEO of the Cloud Industry Forum, said: “We first established the UK Cloud Awards last year with the aim of recognising and celebrating excellence within the UK Cloud industry.

"The standard of the entries, and ultimate winners, speaks volumes about tech success and innovation in the UK, and serves as a reminder of the dynamic and forward-looking industry we have in this country.

"I’d like to thank all those that took part in this year’s awards and to offer my congratulations to the ultimate winners.”

Paul Franklin, publisher at Cloud Pro and IT Pro, added: “A lot of hard work went into organising the UK Cloud Awards 2015, and we’re hugely thankful to our sponsors, HP Helion, Microsoft and Ingram Micro Cloud.

"We received an extremely high level of interest in this year’s awards and it’s fair to say that we have earned a place in the tech industry’s award calendar. We fully intend to bring the UK Cloud Awards back for 2016, so watch this space.”

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