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Munters takes home prize at 2017 Europe Datacloud Awards

17 Aug 17

​Munters has received the ‘Industry Energy Innovation’ award at the recent 2017 Europe Datacloud Awards.

Various winners were announced at this year’s awards that are tailored to recognise and showcase innovation, inspiration and excellence in data centre and cloud.

President of the data centre business area at Munters, Neil Yule says the team are ecstatic with the result.

"We are proud to receive this recognition for our innovation and commitment to energy efficient solutions within the data centre industry,” says Yule.

“Our teams are dedicated to working with data centre owners and operators to achieve energy goals whilst offering an innovative edge.”

The awards were presented on the evening of 6th June in the Monaco Sporting Club and the ceremony was attended by over 600 executives from the data centre and cloud industry.

Entries were judged across a range of award categories, which included:

  • DATA CENTRE CUTTING EDGE BREAKTHROUGH - Nautilus Data Technologies
  • EXCELLENCE IN CONNECTIVITY FOR DATA CENTRES AWARD - Global Cloud Xchange
  • BEST ENERGY SOLUTION AWARD - EvoSwitch
  • BEST USE OF CLOUD IN MAJOR ENTERPRISE AWARD - Equinix Europe
  • YOUNG TECHNICAL LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD - Tim Holm, CBRE Data Centre Solutions
  • AFRICAN DATA CENTRE LOCATION AWARD - Grand Bassam City, Ivory Coast presented by Orange
  • DATA CENTRE LOCATION AWARD - Marseille Data Centre Campus, presented by Interxion France
  • EXCELLENCE IN CLOUD SERVICE AWARD - Global Cloud Xchange
  • DATA CENTRE ABOVE AND BEYOND AWARD - DigiPlex
  • EXCELLENCE IN DATA CENTRE SERVICE AWARD - VIRTUS Data Centres
  • CLOUD LEADERSHIP AWARD - Xavier Poisson Gouyou Beauchamps, VP, WW Indirect Digital Services at HPE
  • DATA CENTRE LEADERSHIP AWARD - Charles-Antoine Beyney, Founder and CEO, Etix Everywhere

“The Oasis Indirect Evaporative Cooling technology was submitted and the star of our energy efficiency offering for this award," says Yule.

For Munters, the award caps off a successful stint, with net sales increasing by 20 percent to SEKm 1,723 and the order backlog increasing by 21 percent to SEKm 2,449 in the second quarter of this year.

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