Luxembourg, September 24, 2020 – The Luxembourg Cloud Awards 2020 organised by Cloud Community Europe – Luxembourg have been awarded during a special 100% digital 2020 edition of the Golden-i Gala given the current pandemic situation.
The winners of the Luxembourg Cloud Awards 2020 have been revealed this Thursday, September 24, 2020 during the Golden-i Gala at the Crystal Parc Building of PwC during a 100% digital 2020 edition of the Golden-i Gala. Indeed, given the current pandemic situation, no audience physically attended the event but attended online.
This year, two categories were opened for applications.
- Cloud Innovation Project of the Year
- Cloud Tech Innovator of the Year
In the “Cloud Innovation Project of the Year” category, 3 projects were distinguished by the jury:
- EBRC, for the of “Kubernetes as a Service (KaaS)” project set up with Finologee
- com, for the “Ready-To-Go Business Continuity Manager (RTG BCM)” project set up with ILA (Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs)
- Gravity Partners, for the “Hybree Desk (DaaS cloud based)” project set up with KPMG
The “Cloud Innovation Project of the Year” category award goes to:
Georges Bock, Chief Strategist – Governance.com
“The COVID-19 crisis created a need for working from home solutions that help companies to continue operations remotely while maintaining productivity and reducing risks. Governance.com solution addressed that need with the product-market-fit solution: The Ready-To-Go Business Continuity Manager (RTG BCM) which allows professional organisations such as the ILA to 100% digitally manage their activities and workflows.
The ILA was able to organise its AGM successfully and noticed an increased participation of 25% compared to previous years.” mentions Marina Andrieu, Chairwoman of the 2020 Jury.
In the category “Cloud Tech Innovator of the Year”, the jury selected the 3 following start-ups:
- Gardemaplace, an application that allows private people to find and book activities for their kids
- Hybree Cloud by Gravity Partners, an innovative Hybrid Cloud Services
- CleverYak, by Deeplink, a SaaS-based live interviewing solution designed for recruiters
The “Cloud Tech Innovator of the Year” category award goes to:
Bahador Baradari, Co-Founder – Gravity Partners
“Hybree Cloud has a very strong ambition to compete with international big players in the Cloud area by offering customised, reliable, license-free, user friendly, scalable and cost-efficient solutions at the levels of IaaS, PaaS and DaaS which can easily meet customers cloud requirements. Hybree has its place in the national landscape.” comments Marina Andrieu.
Cloud Community Europe Luxembourg warmly thanks the jury for its implication and its availability.
The 2020 edition of the jury is composed of:
- Marina Andrieu, WIDE
- Jean-Paul Hengen, Luxinnovation
- Olivier Zéphir, Technoport
- Eric Dubois, LIST
- Marc Hemmerling, ABBL
- Michele Gallo, Ministry of the Economy
- Patrick Houtsch, CTIE
- Philippe Linster, House of Startups
- Georges Santer, FEDIL
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Created in 2009, Cloud Community Europe – Luxembourg acts as a coordination platform to position Luxembourg as a leader in the field of “Cloud computing” and “Software as a Service” applications and similar technologies as well as to contribute to the development of the cloud computing business in Luxembourg by creating an exchange platform, a « Cloud ecosytem », for cloud service providers. To achieve its missions, the association promotes and encourages the uptake of cloud services and applications on a national and international level by sharing best practices. The association also participates in the development of a legal framework for cloud computing on a national and European level and supports cloud computing companies thanks to the presence of major cloud experts. In its mission, the association benefits from the support of FEDIL – The Voice of Luxembourg’s Industry. It also belongs to the European network Cloud Community Europe (www.cloudcommunityeurope.lu).[/toggle]