23/02/2022

Opening of the "Luxembourg Cloud Awards 2022" (EN)

The Luxembourg Cloud Awards 2022 are now open for application!

The “Luxembourg Cloud Awards” competition is the main platform for companies operating in the Cloud Computing area, providing them better visibility and reputation in Luxembourg.

Always in the search of giving the more echo of the Cloud ecosystem, the Luxembourg Cloud Awards aim to reward the 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.

For the 2022 edition, two prizes will be awarded for the following categories: 

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”. Organizations of any size, any vertical may enter.

The 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 in 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 realization that creates value and makes 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 emphasis the creativity of new product or solution created thanks to the power of Cloud resources (could they are IaaS, PaaS, SaaS or hybrid). The competition is open for Cloud native start-ups (aged less than 5 years) in two contexts: Cloud consumer that turns the Cloud resources in 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.

AS A START-UP, YOU WILL BENEFIT FROM THE FOLLOWING REWARDS:
  1. Develop your network. 
  2. Pitch your product or solution to the jury during an elevator pitching session.
  3. Boost your visibility by benefiting from articles both in ITnation magazine and in FEDIL echo magazine and social networks campaign.
  4. Benefit from 2 half days of coaching with cloud experts from consulting company.
  5. Join the jury the year after winning the award.
Further details on the application procedure and the application forms are now available on the CCEL website

The deadline for submitting your application is Friday, 18 March 2022.

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, 5 May 2022 during the "Golden-i" gala which will be streamed from the Crystal Park Building, PwC, in Gasperich.

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