Hosted by Computer Weekly and SearchServerVirtualization.com, the Best of VMworld Europe 2013 Users Awards will...
take place during VMworld Europe 2013, in Barcelona, Spain.
Winners are showcased on Computer Weekly through in-depth case studies in addition to receiving certificates and cash prizes. The team that wins Best of Show will receive free attendee passes to VMworld Europe 2014 (subject to VMware's approval).
After the success of the Computer Weekly European User Awards 2013, our judges felt many of the case studies deserved to be entered into the VMworld Europe User Awards 2013 for a second chance at glory.
The 2013 shortlist includes:
Best desktop virtualisation
Who won the VMworld Europe User Awards 2012
- Best of show: Winners video
- European IT firm Bull SAS tailor-makes private cloud with security assured
- Cloud-based VDI delivers IT efficiency and scalability for developer and its customers
- Desktop virtualisation helps travel agent centralise IT across 560 branches
- VMworld Europe 2012 User Awards The National Trust
- Tyre company innovates with back-up and replication in a virtualised IT estate
- Case Study: Virtualisation saves pharmaceutical firm from natural disasters
- DER Deutsches Reisebüro GmbH & Co. OHG
- South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust (Entered by Tintri)
- National House-Building Council (Entered by Nvidia)
- Nottinghamshire Health Informatics Service
- Berwin Leighton Paisner
- University Hospitals of Leicester
- Charityshare (Entered by Violin)
Best private cloud
- Salford City Council (Entered by ANS)
- Schuberg Philis (Entered by Nexenta)
- T-Systems (Entered by SimpliVity)
- Turkish Chess Federation (Entered by Turkcell for the Computer Weekly European User Awards)
- KMGroup (Entered by Britannic Technologies for the Computer Weekly European User Awards)
Best virtualisation and server consolidation project
- SEGA Europe Ltd
- Teufel Software
- Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust (Entered by EMC for the Computer Weekly European User Awards)
- Stevens & Bolton LLP (Entered by Dell for the Computer Weekly European User Awards)
Best virtualisation for disaster recovery project
- Vestas Wind Systems
- Fehmarnbelt Tunnel (Entered by Datacore)
- Bakker Barendrecht (Entered by Zerto)
- Royal National Institute of Blind People (Entered by HP)
- Midverk (Entered by Veeam)
- Gérard Darel (Entered by Acronis)
Winners for all categories, including Best of Show, will be announced Wednesday 16th October, 4pm, at VMworld Europe 2013.