The finalists for the DCD Datacenter Week Awards, due to take place in Hong Kong on November 10 has been announced at DCD>Zettastructure on September 21 in Singapore.

In conjunction with Hong Kong Datacenter Week 2017 and conference & expo DCD>Converged, the winners of each category will be revealed at a prestigious gala dinner  at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

This year, the eight awards categories received an impressive number of entries from all over the APAC region including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia and Philippines.

Termed as the ‘Oscars’ of the data center industry, the DCD Datacenter Week Awards aim to recognise achievements and success in the APAC region as part of a unique global series that provides worldwide recognition to outstanding individuals, teams and projects through the rigorous judging of an independent panel of industry experts. Past winners and finalists include many of the world’s leading brands, recognized for their exceptional performance and contribution to the market.

This year’s shortlisted finalists are:

 1 - Excellence in Data Center Operations

  • China Unicom (in collaboration with ZTE)
  • Telin
  • Baidu
  • ST Telemedia Global Data Centres

2 - Design Innovation in the Critical Environment

Sponsored by DCD Group

  • AirTrunk
  • China Unicom (in collaboration with Huawei)
  • Lintasarta
  • Baidu

3- Innovation in Improving Data Center Energy Efficiency

Sponsored by Vertiv

  • AirTrunk
  • China Unicom (in collaboration with ZTE)
  • Equinix
  • Baidu

4- Asia Pacific Cloud Journey of the Year

  • Zurich Insurance
  • IDCloudHost
  • China Life
  • Siam City Cement Company (in collaboration with NIIT Technologies)

5- Living at the Edge 

Sponsored by DCPRO

  •  Rittal India (in collaboration with IBM)
  • China Unicom (in collaboration with ZTE)
  • ICBC (in collaboration with Huawei)
  • Siam City Cement Company (in collaboration with NIIT Technologies)

6- Most Connected Industry Professional

  •  Representing Singapore: Lee Kek Loong (Microsoft)


The following two categories do not accept external nominations, the winners will be announced on the night. These are:

7- Business Leader of the Year

8- Outstanding Contribution to the Industry


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