Computer Weekly European User Awards 2015 shortlist

Find out who made the Computer Weekly European User Awards 2015 shortlist

The Computer Weekly European User Awards 2015 shortlist has been released.

The Computer Weekly European User Awards honours IT professionals across Europe that have excelled in their approach to using technology.

The winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony at Cloud World Forum 2015. 

Brian McKenna, business applications editor at Computer Weekly, will present the winners with their trophies at the conference, which takes place at the Olympia National in central London.

The ceremony will take place 24 June at 5:30pm inside the Cloud World Forum conference. 

The Computer Weekly European User Awards announcement is part of a joint ceremony in which Brian McKenna will also announce the winners of the Cloud World Series Awards.

Computer Weekly European User Awards judges will be using the following criteria to assess the shortlisted entries:

  • Innovation in technology or business processes
  • Improving IT management capabilities
  • Improving business efficiency or reducing costs
  • Demonstrating best practice
  • Delivering measurable business benefits 

Please note some shortlisted entries may appear under a different category to what was entered, as judges felt the case study was better placed there. 

Best private sector project of the year

  • MTGx, entered by Load Impact
  • Virgin Wines, entered by NaviSite
  • Red Carnation, entered by WatchGuard
  • Deluxe Media Acton, entered by Avere Systems
  • Thames Tideway Tunnel

Best datacentre project of the year

  • BAE Systems, entered by Airedale International Air Conditioning
  • Yorkshire Building Society
  • Milton Keynes College, entered by Dell
  • Uniserver, entered by PernixData
  • European Bioinformatics Institute, entered by Delphix

Best mobile computing project of the year

  • Eversheds
  • Natural Resources Wales (NRW)
  • Peterborough City Council, entered by Arcus Global
  • Daa (formally the Dublin Airport Authority)
  • Network Rail, entered by CSC

Best public sector project of the year

  • St. Francis Xavier, entered by CommVault
  • HMRC Digital in London and Newcastle
  • Home Office, entered by Equal Experts
  • Swedish Migration Agency (SMA)
  • Economic Development Agency of Timis County, entered by Insoft

Best networking project of the year

  • Marston’s Telecoms
  • Osborne
  • Milton Keynes College, entered by Circle IT
  • Amex Stadium, entered by Ruckus Wireless
  • Smiths Group

Best storage project of the year

  • Casale SA, entered by Cloudian
  • amatis Networks, entered by Tintri
  • Hibberts Solicitors, entered by Quorum
  • Extrinsica, entered by X-IO Technologies
  • Falmouth Exeter Plus, entered by Arcserve

Best security project of the year

  • RWE Supply & Trading
  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, entered by Nexthink
  • Lawyers Without Borders, entered by Intralinks
  • Crosskey
  • Deutsche Bank

Best cloud project of the year

  • Central Hall Westminster
  • Western Union, entered by Blackline
  • The Open University
  • Prodrive
  • Leeds Building Society, entered by HP

Best big data, BI and analytics project of the year

  • The Port of Marseille Fos, entered by Nexthink
  • Adstream
  • British Gas Smart Metering (BGSM), entered by QlikView
  • Jersey Electricity PLC, entered by WhereScape
  • Nisa Retail Ltd

Best business applications project of the year

  • Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water
  • Orlebar Brown, entered by NetSuite
  • Safetybank
  • University of Bradford
  • Channel 4


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