Data Center & Cloud Awards To Celebrate 10th Year By Showcasing Invention & Service Distinction In Global Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

Katherine Ryan – Photograph by Idil Sukan

London/Monaco 21 March 2017 – In what promises to be a defining year for data center and cloud innovation The Datacloud Awards are moving to Le Sporting Club, Monte Carlo in celebration of its 10th year.

The defining accolade for the industry, The Datacloud Awards seek to recognize genuine invention, service excellence, the continuing evolution of the sector and IT transformations underway.

The Datacloud Award winners will be announced at the gala dinner and ceremony in Monaco on the evening of 6th June 2017 hosted by comedian and TV personality Ms Katherine Ryan.

Originally from Canada, Katherine is a writer / performer and star of BBC’s Live At The Apollo, Sky One’s A League Of Their Own, ITV’s The Jonathon Ross Show and Channel 4’s 8 Out Of Ten Cats Do Countdown.

Katherine is only the second British-based comedian to have a Netflix Original Comedy Special released globally after Jimmy Carr. KATHERINE RYAN: IN TROUBLE was filmed at the Hammersmith Apollo and was released to 190 countries on Tuesday 14th February 2017.

Katherine's factual entertainment series How’d You Get So Rich?, in which she meets the super-wealthy, airs on Channel 4 on Mondays at 10 pm, starting on the 6th March 2017.

Katherine's earlier UK tour, GLAM ROLE MODEL, totally sold out and was extended several times, due to massive demand.  

“We are delighted to have Katherine on board for this sector leading event to reward those making waves in the IT world along with a decade of this ground-breaking event” commented Gregory Gerot, MD of BroadGroup Europe.

The Datacloud Awards this year bring new recognition for technological breakthroughs and data center locations. Many companies across Europe compete not only with each other, but also internationally with the awards denote a tangible business distinction. This year will also feature the inaugural Data Center Africa Location Award.

The ceremony will also include the annual BroadGroup Awards presented to an individual or company for achievement of the exceptional, and the European Commission handout awards for the European Code of Conduct for Energy Efficiency.

Companies can benefit by attending the Awards dinner and ceremony, sponsoring one of the Awards, or with the recognition of being shortlisted, start making contact with a global network of potential customers and partners to jump start the success of their innovations.

Taking place in the exceptional backdrop of Monaco, the ceremony promises to be the most exciting night of the year celebrating the best and most innovative in the multi-billion dollar global industry that data center and cloud have now become.

Access to the dinner and ceremony is open to Gold ticket holders attending Datacloud Europe 2017

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Praise for Katherine Ryan

'Ryan is a stand-up star' ✭✭✭✭✭ Ed Fest Mag

'There's not a single joke she tells that doesn't land exactly where she wants it' ✭✭✭✭✭ Broadway Baby

'One of the stand-out stand-ups of her generation' ✭✭✭✭ The Times

'Flawlessly delivered...this is stand-up comedy that slaps you countless times around the face and laeves you aching with laughter. Be in no doubt, Ryan is among the very best out there.' ✭✭✭✭ The Telegraph

'The writing is tight, the delivery flawless...a stand-up who is at the top of her game.' ✭✭✭✭ The Independent

'Poised, uncompromising and often savagely hilarious.'  ✭✭✭✭  The Scotsman