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Winners broadcast & virtual awards ceremony

The "Oscars of the data center industry" goes virtual! Tune in to the showcase of the year's best projects & teams

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Recognizing the industry’s heroic efforts during this pivotal year

As the DCD>Awards enter its 14th year, there has never been a more important time for us to stop and reflect on the extraordinary challenges and triumphs this industry has faced over the last year.

To honor the efforts & innovations of our colleagues from around the world, this year’s DCD>Awards will be held as a global virtual event that celebrates the individuals, teams, and projects that went above-and-beyond during these past 12 months.

The DCD>Awards remains the ultimate showcase for data center excellence across the globe, and we look forward to celebrating the winners during our virtual awards ceremony on 3 December.

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This year's categories include

View all 2020 award categories

14 years recognizing the best

  • Entry-Icon.png 3,950 entries have been submitted to us in the last 14 years
  • Finalist-Icon.png 970 finalists have been shortlisted by the annual judging panels
  • Champagne Icon.png 280 individuals & teams have taken home a trophy for their efforts
  • charities-Icon.png $1million+ raised for children's charities since 2007

Watch the 2019 winner videos

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What makes a winning entry?

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The ultimate expert judging panel:

View full judging panel here
  • Schneider Electric are delighted to once again support the most prestigous global awards for the industry. As growth in colocation capacity continues, we are commited to supporting global colos in their efforts to meet evolving enterprise requirements and celebrate the most outstanding projects of 2019.

    Kevin Brown, CTO Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric
  • At CBRE we rely on great innovation to stay ahead of the game, so supporting this award category is actually fundamental to our business. No doubt this year’s winner will help the industry overcome one of its many challenges.

    Martin Murphy, COO, CBRE Data Centre Solutions
  • Working in the data center industry allows young people to work on cutting-edge technology, in geographies all around the world. Building awareness amongst new talent about the vast array of opportunities in the field is one of the most important steps we can take in our industry to ensure continued innovation.

    Joe Kava, Vice President, Global Data Centers, Google