2017 Winners

The Winners of the UK Cloud Awards 2017 are as follows:


Storage Product of the Year
Acronis – Acronis Backup 12 
"A clear winner in this category offering innovation with additional security features. Congratulations to Acronis."

Security Product of the Year
Skyhigh Networks –  Skyhigh Security Intelligence Platform
"A company that seems to have hit the right spot with customers this year. Well done to Skyhigh Networks."

Productivity and Collaboration Product of the Year
Service Now – ITSM
"With a huge emphasis on customer satisfaction, congratulations to Service Now."

HR Product of the Year
Workday – Workday Human Capital Management
"Congratulations for its excellent, wide-ranging offering, the winner is Workday."

Financial Product of the Year
FinancialForce – FinancialForce Financial Management
"Offering innovative services on a third-party platform, congratulations to Financial Force."

Cloud Management Product of the Year
Skyhigh Networks – Skyhigh Security Intelligence Platform
"Congratulations to a company that is setting the pace in a couple of key areas. A second win of the night for Skyhigh Networks"

Business Continuity Product of the Year
Datto – SIRIS 3
"This is a fiercely competitive market, so winning in the face of some stiff competition is Datto."

ERP Product of the Year
NetSuite – OneWorld 16
"A clear winner for a superb product that scored highly in all areas. Well done to NetSuite."

CRM Product of the Year
Salesforce – Salesforce Cloud Lightning
"A product that scored highly in all criteria, a well-merited win to Salesforce."

Best Unified Comms Product of the Year
RingCentral – RingCentral Office - Google edition
"As a new category for the UK Cloud Awards, one of the fastest growing areas of the cloud market. Well done to for its excellent entry, the winner is Ring Central."

Analytics Product of the Year
Birst – Birst 6 Networked Business Analytics platform
"Wrapping up a win in a category of ever-growing importance. Congratulations to Birst."

Most Innovative Enterprise Product of the Year
MuleSoft – Anypoint Platform
"This was a highly competitive award and a very closely run thing, so the other shortlisted companies should all congratulate themselves as well. Congratulations to Mulesoft."

Most Innovative SMB Product of the Year
Acronis – Acronis Backup 12
"We should have a special mention as runner up to Behind Every Cloud – this was the closest award of the night and Behind Every Cloud very nearly snatched it. Another company winning its second award of the night, the winner is Acronis."


Best Public Sector Project
OCF/ MRC eMedLab
"With tremendous substance and depth, the judges wish to recognise as a runner up Microsoft and the MOD project, however congratulations for some genuinely pioneering work that is setting new standards for medical research, the winner is OCF with the Medical Research Council and eMed Lab."

Best Private sector Project SMB
Microsoft/ Commercial Urban Farm
"Congratulations for some really innovative use of cloud technology. The winner is Microsoft and Commercial Urban."

Best Private sector Project Enterprise
British American Tobacco/ Microsoft - EPIC
"A very closely run award, but recognition for a highly complex and long-running project, back for a second year in a row congratulations to British American Tobacco."

Digital Transformation Project
Content Guru/ NHS
"There were some superbly innovative contenders in this category so well done for some important work, the winner is Content Guru with the NHS."


Best Cloud Service Provider
"A company that won the award thanks its innovative thought leadership and approach to cloud services. It’s great to have a company that puts the UK into UK Cloud Awards, its second award of the night with an excellent win for UK Cloud."

Best Cloud Managed Service Provider (MSP)
"Congratulations to a company that won based on its exemplary commitment to outstanding customer service. The winner is UKFast."

Best G-Cloud Provider
"With G-Cloud 9 now open and sales through G-Cloud reaching £1.8 billion this is a serious market. Congratulations for its excellent work, the winner is UK Cloud."


Cloud Personality of the Year
Frank Jennings, Wallace LLP
"Does anyone know a good lawyer? Congratulations to a lawyer who has managed the rare feat of distilling complex legal terms into common sense layman’s language and who has been a driving force over the past eight years of driving trust, transparency and accountability of cloud services. The Cloud Personality of the Year is Frank Jennings."

Outstanding contribution to the UK cloud industry
Alex Hilton, Cloud Industry Forum