24 MAY 2018
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19TH EDITION

Data News invites you to the Data News Awards for Excellence, the most prestigious ICT event of the year.

We will announce no less than 14 exceptional awards, each one a symbol of excellence in its category. These awards are the result of a solid selection process by the editorial staff of Data News, the readers of Data News and a jury of ICT professionals.

The fifteenth category is the ICT Personality, chosen by the Data News editorial staff.

CATEGORIES

The Data News Awards for Excellence 2018 rewards companies, products and individuals from 14 important categories within the ICT sector.

NOMINATION PHASE:
From the 1st of February to the 4th of March you’ll be invited to nominate your company or a company that you believe deserves to be recognized in one or more categories.

VOTING PHASE:
From the 15th of March to the 1st of April you’ll be invited to vote for your favourite companies in each category and to help the jury to determine the top 3.

JURY:
Then, in April, a professional, specialist jury will use the ranking to decide who is the final winner in the 14 categories. The 15th category (ICT Personality of the Year) will be reserved for the members of the Data News editorial team.

  1. Cloud Innovator Award for Excellence
  2. Customer Centric Company Award for Excellence
  3. Artificial Intelligence Company Award for Excellence
  4. Start-up Company Award for Excellence
  5. Scale-up Company Award for Excellence
  6. Digital Transformation Innovator Award for Excellence
  7. Best Product Award for Excellence
  8. IoT Innovator Award for Excellence
  9. Telecom Company Award for Excellence
  10. Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
  11. IT Services Company Award for Excellence
  12. Cybersecurity Innovator Award for Excellence
  13. Datacenter Company Award for Excellence
  14. Storage Innovator Award for Excellence

  15. THE ICT PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

PRACTICAL

THURSDAY May 24th 2018
TOUR & TAXIS

VENUE
Tour & Taxis, Havenlaan 86 Avenue du Port,
1000 Brussels, Belgium
Itinerary

PROGRAMME
06.00 pm   Champagne reception
07.30 pm   Award ceremony & Gala dinner
09.30 pm   Dessert buffet & Networking
01.30 am   Closing

DRESS CODE
Black tie & Cocktail

CONTACT US

MORE INFORMATION 
DAISY JUVIJNS, Event Manager
Raketstraat 50 - 1130 Evere
+32 2 702 71 14
daisy.juvijns@roularta.be

INTERESTED IN SPONSORING
BERNARD BOAS, Account Manager
Z.1. Researchpark 120 - 1731 Zellik
+32 2 467 57 67
bernard.boas@roularta.be

ARCHIVES

DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2011

Hardware company of the year
Cisco

Storage company of the year
EMC²

Security company of the year
Symantec

Software company of the year
Microsoft

Consultancy company of the year
Gartner

System integrator of the year
RealDolmen

Outsourcing company of the year
Tata Consultancy Services

Networkintegrator of the year
Dimension Data

Telecom services company of the year
Belgacom

Innovative company of the year
Apple

Belgian company of the year
Barco

Belgian Start-up of the year
Knowlegde Plaza

ICT Personality of the year
Jan Valcke

DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2012

Hardware company of the year
Samsung

Storage company of the year
EMC²

Security company of the year
Vasco Data Security

Software company of the year
Google

Consultancy company of the year
Tata Consultancy Services

System integrator of the year
CSC

IT Outsourcing company of the year
HP

Network integrator of the Year
Dimension Data

Telecom Services company of the year
Telenet

Innovative company of the year
Apple

Belgian Company of the Year
Cegeka

Start-up of the year
Storify

ICT Personality of the year
Sophie Vandebroek

DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2013

Security company of the year
Cisco

Software company of the year
SAP

Hardware company of the year
Samsung

Network integrator of the year
Dimension Data

Telecom services company of the year
Belgacom

Storage company of the year
EMC²

Consultancy company of the year
Accenture

System integrator of the year
Cegeka

Outsourcing services company of the year
Tata Consultancy Services

Innovative company of the year
Google

Belgian company of the year
Cronos

Start-up company of the year
Twitspark

ICT Personality of the year
Eric Van Zele

DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2014

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Dimension Data

Cloud Service Award for Excellence
Google

Big Data Solution Award for Excellence
IBM

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Samsung

HR Solution Award for Excellence
Harvey Nash

Enterprise Collaborative Solution Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Telecom Services Award for Excellence
Belgacom

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
Melexis

 

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Yambla

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
EMC²

Security Solution Award for Excellence
Cisco

ICT Personality of the Year
Dries Buytaert - CTO Acquia

 

DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2015

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Cegeka

Cloud Service Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Big Data Solution Award for Excellence
IBM

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Apple

HR Solution Award for Excellence
SD Worx

Enterprise Collaborative Solution Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Telecom Services Award for Excellence
Proximus

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
Delaware Consulting

 

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Sunrise

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
EMC²

Security Solution Award for Excellence
Cisco

ICT Personality of the Year
Jurgen Ingels, Clear2Pay

 

DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2016

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
Proximus

Channel Award for Excellence
Tech Data

Cloud Innovator Award for Excellence
Google

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Proximus

Datacenter Award for Excellence
Combell

E-commerce Award for Excellence
KBC-Clickshop

HR Solution Award for Excellence
Talent-IT

IOT Innovator Award for Excellence
Cisco

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Samsung

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Security Solution Award for Excellence
Symantec

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Awingu

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
EMC

Telecom Services & Networking Award for Excellence
Telenet

ICT Personality of the Year
Jonas Dhaenens, CEO Combell

DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2017

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
EASI

Cloud Innovator Award for Excellence
Google

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Fujitsu

Data Analytics Award for Excellence
SAS

Datacenter Award for Excellence
Proximus

E-commerce Award for Excellence
Amazon

HR Solution Award for Excellence
AFAS

IOT Innovator Award for Excellence
Proximus

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Huawei

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Security Solution Award for Excellence
SecureLink

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Appiness

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Telecom Services & Networking Award for Excellence
Proximus

ICT Personality of the Year
Felix Van de Maele, CEO Collibra