UK Cloud Awards 2018 shortlist announced

Cloud Pro

9 Apr, 2018

The UK Cloud Awards 2018 judging process has now finished and the shortlist of contenders for the accolades have been unveiled.

The awards, which are designed to recognise talent, achievement and innovation in the UK cloud industry, are now in their fifth year.

Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony, which will take place at County Hall, London on 16 May.

Alex Hilton, CEO of CIF, said: “This is the fifth year we have run the UK Cloud Awards and we are delighted to announce that we had a record number of entries this year, confirming our belief that the UK Cloud Awards are now a recognised feature of the technology industry’s awards calendar.

“Over the past decade we have witnessed phenomenal innovation and the truly transformational use of cloud services. The depth, strength and maturity of the cloud industry in the UK is apparent. It’s going to be extremely difficult to pick the winners in each and every category and we would like to congratulate everyone that has got this far. I would like to take the opportunity to wish everyone that has made the cut the best of luck on the night.”

The shortlist for the UK Cloud Awards 2018 is as follows:


Security Solution of the Year

Alienvault USM Anywhere by Alienvault
Amazon GuardDuty by AWS
CipherTrust Cloud Key Manager by Thales eSecurity
Darktrace Cloud by Darktrace
Verify by Aspect Software

Storage Solution of the Year

Ceph Storage 3 by Red Hat
FlashBlade by Pure Storage
Scality RING7 by Scality

Collaboration Solution of the Year

BlueJeans with Dolby Voice
Lifesize App by Lifesize

Business Continuity Solution of the Year

Druva Cloud Platform
iland Secure DRaaS by iland Cloud
SolarWinds Backup by Solarwinds MSP

Most Innovative Enterprise Product

Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud
Apttus ”Max” by Apttus
Boomi by DELL
Interoute Edge by Interoute
iPortalis Control Portal
New Relic by New Relic
Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution

Most Innovative SMB Product

Advanced Voice Services by Natterbox
CloudMigrator Go by Cloud Technology Solutions
GoSimpleTax by GoSimple Software Limited

Unified Communications Product of the Year

Advanced Voice Services by Natterbox
Global Office by RingCentral
storm DTA by Content Guru

Fintech Solution of the Year

Expenses by Selenity
GoSimple Tax by GoSimple Software Limited
Sage Business Cloud Financials (formerly known as Sage Live

Cloud Platform Solution of the Year

Anypoint Platform
Crowd Release by MuleSoft
Boomi by DELL
Cloud Platform Solution by Box
Cloud Protection Manager by N2W Software
OpenShift Container Platform 3.7 by Red Hat


Best Public Sector Project

CityVerve supported by Chime-Tech
Health and Social Care digital meal planning with Kafoodle Kare
Manchester City Council supported by Cloud Technology Solutions
NHS in association with Kahootz
storm® Citizen Engagement Hub with Content Guru

Best Private Sector Project (SMB)

Brother International Europe supported by Ensono
Stephen James Group supported by Charterhouse Voice & Data

Best Private Sector Project(Enterprise)

Big Data European Concept Platform (UK) supported by ANS
Nuffield Health supported by Silver Peak
The Lidl UK Winebot supported by Aspect Software
SYNLAB Laboratory Services and Ancoris
Ubisoft supported by Aspect

Most Innovative Emerging Technology

Project Freq by Amido
Pulse by FinancialForce


Best Cloud Managed Service Provider (MSP)

4D Data Centres

Best Cloud Service Provider (CSP)

CSI Limited
Content Guru
Ingram Micro Cloud
Sesui Ltd
UKCloud Ltd

Best G-Cloud Public Sector Provider

UKCloud Ltd


Cloud Visionary of the Year

Apay Obang-Oyway,Ingram Micro
Craig Joseph,intY
Simon Ratcliffe,Ensono

Cloud Entrepreneur of the Year

Geoffroy De Cooman, Proxyclick
Mitchell Feldman, RedPixie
Simon Hansford, UKCloud Ltd