Content Guru has capped a highly-successful year by winning ‘Cloud Provider of the Year’ at the UK IT Industry Awards. The event, run by BCS – the Chartered Institute of IT – and Computing Magazine is the UK’s premier IT awards ceremony and the largest of its kind in Europe. The gala ceremony took place at London’s Battersea Park Events Arena on 18th November and was attended by over 1300 professionals from across the IT industry.
The ‘Cloud Provider of the Year’ category recognises products or services that deliver “measurable benefit to end users in either a single, large organisation or for a variety of organisations through any mix of private or public cloud offerings”.
Internationally-renowned stand-up comedian and Have I Got News for You and Mock the Week regular, Stephen K Amos, took to the stage to host this year’s ceremony, presenting awards across four categories covering personal, project, organisational and technological excellence.
A judging panel of prominent industry experts selected Content Guru as best-in-category after reviewing the company’s achievements with storm®, its world-leading Cloud Contact Centre and Communications Integration™ platform. storm transforms the way organisations communicate, through leading-edge communications broker and services broker capabilities.
Sean Taylor, CEO of Content Guru, commented:
“I’m absolutely delighted for the team that we have received one of the IT industry’s top awards. Ten years ago we took the decision to invest heavily in cloud services. The first 6-7 years were a hard journey but is now the investment is really paying off. 2015 has been our best year ever and 2016 is shaping up to be tremendous.”
Paul Fletcher, Group CEO of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, said:
“Congratulations to all the winners and those who were highly commended in our UK IT Industry 2015 Awards. BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is here to make IT good for society. The Awards are a major part of this, demonstrating how excellence is being achieved across the IT profession. This year the calibre of applications we received was outstanding, but the winners stood out as exceptional and inspiring, and they should be very proud of their success.”
Stuart Sumner Editor of Computing added:
“Well done to all the winners and those who were highly commended on their achievements. The UK IT Industry Awards are rigorously judged by a panel of experts, which truly celebrate professionalism and innovation in IT today. Every winner and runner up represents the very best of the IT profession.”