Finalists for the NetEvents Cloud Innovation Awards 2016 are in, with Red Hat, Dell Networks and Aruba named among the nominees.
The NetEvents Awards categories include cloud/datacenter solution, cloud security solution, SDN solution for the enterprise, and cloud services for the enterprise.
The awards recognise the very best in the technology industry and reward the leading individuals and organisations for innovation and performance in the cloud sector.
“These awards offer a rare opportunity to raise a company's profile in front of the world's leading media reaching a massive global audience of high-level decision makers,” explains Mark Fox, CEO, NetEvents.
“What's more, these awards have also raised over $100K for cancer research charities to-date.
Finalists for the Cloud/DataCenter Solution award include Dell Networking; Morpheus Data, LLC; NaviSite Europe.
For Cloud Security Solution, the finalists are Aruba - a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, Cylance, and Darktrace.
SDN Solution for the Enterprise finalists include Arista Networks, Big Switch Networks, and Sonus Networks.
Dell Boomi, Red Hat, Inc, and Symphony make up the finalists for the Cloud Services for the Enterprise Award.
The Cloud Innovation Awards are judged by an independent panel of international technology press and industry analysts from around the world.
The winners will be announced and the awards presented on Thursday 17th March at an awards dinner co-located with the NetEvents EMEA Press - Analyst Summit in Rome, Italy, which takes place on 17th - 18th March 2016.
The two-day event offers a programme of debate, head-to-heads, as well as keynotes and presentations from industry analysts and visionaries.
All proceeds from the dinner and awards go to the Prostate Project and the American Cancer Society.