Bringing together the best of the IT Cloud Industry.

Now in their fifth year, the UK Cloud Awards celebrates innovation, entrepreneurialism and technical excellence in the UK cloud IT Market. The Awards will showcase the leading vendors, customers and individuals who are setting the benchmark in the UK and beyond. 

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The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) and Cloud Pro will announce the winners of the UK Cloud Awards 2018. The ceremony will reward the best Cloud providers, products and projects from the past year, as decided by an expert panel of independent judges.


Best-In-Class Products

  • Security Product of the Year

  • Storage Product of the Year 

  • Collaboration Solution of the Year

  • Business Continuity Solution of the Year

  • Most Innovative Enterprise Product

  • Most Innovative SMB Product

  • Unified Communications Product of the Year  

  • Mobility Solution

  • Financial-tech Solution of the Year

  • Best Cloud Platform Solution

Best Digital Transformation Projects

  • Public Sector Project of the Year

  • Best Private Sector Project SMB

  • Private Sector Project Enterprise

  • Most Innovate Emerging Technology

Best-In-Class Cloud Service Providers

  • Best Cloud SErvice Provider (CSP)

  • Best Cloud Start-Up Provider

  • Best Cloud Managed Service Provider (MSP)

  • Best G-Cloud Public Sector Provider

Achievement Award

  • Cloud visionary of the Year

  • Cloud entrepreneur of the year


Interested in learning how to write a winning entry?
Check out our article by Frank Bennett, Head Judge.

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Who is Judging the UK Cloud Awards?

The awards will be assessed by a panel of judges—all of whom bring independence and expertise to the awards. To ensure full impartiality, judges will not be assessing categories where the entrants include companies with whom they have a professional interest.

The judging period will take place from the 9th to the 3oth of March, 2018. The shortlist for nominated companies will be released on March 30th.


Frank Bennett

Head Judge


Max Cooter

Freelance Journalist and previously Editor of Techworld & Cloud Pro

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Bill Mew

Cloud Strategist at UKCloud Ltd & for UK Cloud's Health Division

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Ray Bricknell

 Managing Director at Behind Every Cloud & Founder of the Clover Index

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Madeline Bennett

Editor of Computer Shopper & Freelance Business Tech Journalist


Alex Hilton

Chief Executive of Cloud Industry Forum & Chief Executive of Federation Against Software Theft


Maggie Holland

 Editorial Director, B2B at Dennis Publishing


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Bola Rotibi

Research Director at Creative Intellect Consulting Ltd


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Dr. Richard Sykes

Chairman of Cloud Industry Forum, Executive Advisor of Bloor & Columnist for Icon Business Media


Jez Back

Published Cloud Analyst, TV Host & Producer, formerly Cloud Thought Leader at Deloitte


Jon Collins

Industry Analyst


Mitchell Feldman

Chief Digital Officer, RedPixie


 Ian Moyse

Sales Director - Natterbox, Board Member - Cloud Industry Forum


David Terrar

Deputy Chair, Cloud Industry Forum, Founder & CXO, Agile Elephant



Frank Khan Sullivan

CEO- C Digital Studio


Simon Ratcliffe

Principal Consultant, Advisory Services Virtual CIO, CIO Advisor and Cloud Mentor Ensono


Chris Harding

Chief Executive, Lacibus, formerly Director for Interoperability, The Open Group


Dave Cartwright

Senior Consultant (Information Security), Grant Thornton Channel Islands; and Vice Chairman, Channel Islands Information Security Forum


Ash Patel

Head of Cloud, Daemon Solutions


Michael Frisby

Managing Director at Cobweb Solutions and Vuzion


Andrew Morgan

Partner, TMT Sector Leader | Corporate Finance For Grant Thornton UK LLP



Lucy Green

Managing Director of technology business development firm Larato

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Nicolas Steiner

Founder of the Entrepreneurship Institute, Founding member of Level39


 Michel Drescher

Co-Founder and Director of MTR (Europe) Ltd.


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Vince Blackall

Channel Director – EMEA ServiceAide Inc


Dr Peter Chadha

Founder: DrPete Technology Experts



Previous Winners

Relive the experience: see the winners from past UK Cloud Award ceremonies: