Luxembourg Cloud Awards 2023 Open For Entries

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Luxembourg startups and established companies working in cloud computing have until 3 March to enter the 2023 Luxembourg Cloud Awards.

The contest is organised by Cloud Community Europe and ITnation and seeks to award creativity, originality and flexibility of service offerings, the methods of transformation and migration to the cloud but also the overall quality and completeness of the applications.

Who can apply?

Cloud service providers, Cloud consultants, Cloud start-ups as well as Cloud customers and innovators of all sectors are invited to apply with their convincing Cloud services. 

To qualify, they have to be active in the Luxembourg market. Applications are welcome for IaaS-, PaaS- or SaaS-services either for horizontal or vertical markets, either in public, private or hybrid cloud environments, either from established Cloud providers, end-clients or from start-ups.

Cloud customers may also apply if they have successfully introduced cloud services to their company or achieved a positive business impact through the use of cloud services introduced.

Categories

Two prizes are up for grabs:

Cloud Innovation Project of the Year

The Cloud Innovation Project award aims to celebrate excellence and innovation in the scope of cloud-based “solutions-as-a-service”. Organisations of any size, any vertical may enter.

Recognition will be given to a project where Cloud solutions are transforming the agility of the business. The achievements may be relative to cost structure optimisation of the technology investment, the agility and the flexibility in scale and/or in time to go into production with an IT project or the complexity solved and the maturity gained in best practices including availability and security. The Cloud Innovation Project will definitively go to a realisation that creates value and makes an impact.

A further focus is given by the Go to Market Realization and the provided functionality offered through cloud resources. Of course, the provided services need to comply with the requirements regarding data security and data privacy in relation to customers’ data sensitivity and compliance.

Cloud Tech Innovator of the Year

The Cloud Tech Innovator award aims to emphasise the creativity of new products or solutions created thanks to the power of Cloud resources (be they IaaS, PaaS, SaaS or hybrid). The competition is open for Cloud-native start-ups (younger than 5 years) in two contexts: Cloud consumer that turns the Cloud resources into an innovative product or solution (in this case, the start-up solution is a business solution 100% Cloud-based: i.e. Cloud Fintech, Regtech, Spacetech, Biotech, etc.) or Technology start-up that offer new advanced Cloud features (in this case, the start-Up offers Cloud component: i.e. Cybersecurity feature, Cloud migration tools, Advanced Cloud options (resilience, connectivity, DevOps tools, etc.).

A particular focus is given to the originality and creativity of the solution. The prize is also open to concepts, test labs, or initiatives, etc. not yet in production.

Prizegiving

Laureates will be awarded on 21 June at the Golden-i gala, taking place at the Crystal Park Building, PwC, in Gasperich. Finalists and winners are decided by an independent jury whose decision is final.

Winning startups will benefit from pitching sessions, networking, increased visibility, two days’ coaching with cloud experts and a place on the jury in 2024.

Who can enter?

Any company with headquarters or at least one office in Luxembourg that offers its products or services to the Luxembourg market, can apply for the Luxembourg Cloud Awards.

Applications for the Luxembourg Cloud Awards can be submitted either in English or in French. Participation is free of charge. The deadline for applications is 3 March.

Click here to enter or find out more.


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