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Welcome to the industry’s largest and most prestigious awards event!
For 17 years, we've been recognizing the best people, projects, and teams who put innovation at the heart of this vibrant industry sector.
It's the most anticipated and most-talked-about awards programme that annually attracts hundreds of entries from all around the world.
Ultimately, it's the strength of our judging panel that makes us the data center award-to-win, comprised of recognized experts from all the technical domains and disciplines.
They cut through the jargon and hype to find the entries that have truly made an impact. If you are working on a project or with people that deserve recognition, you should seriously consider entering.
Why the DCD>Global Awards?
- Validate your work with a review by our world-renowned judging panel
- Join the presitigious list of 1,045 past finalists & winners
- Showcase your achievements on DCD, the #1 most visited data center website in the world
- Inspire your peers from 192 countries worldwide
New and updated categories for 2023
Award Category Data Center Operations Team of the Year
Award Category European Data Center Project of the Year
Award Category Community Impact Award
Award Category Environmental Impact Award
Award Category North American Data Center Project of the Year
Award Category Most Beautiful Data Center Award
It all culminates with the data center party of the year
Every December the industry comes together to celebrate the finalists and reveal the winners at a black-tie gala dinner and awards ceremony in Central London.
Last year was the biggest event to date with nearly 1,000 guests attending. British Comedian Hugh Dennis hosted the evening held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, opposite the Houses of Parliament.
Who were the Winners in 2022?
A rising talent
Niovi Papanikolaou wins the coveted Young Mission Critical Engineer of the Year award
Building a sustainable hyperscale facility in South Africa
Understanding Vantage’s advantage
Keeping hardware out of the trash
Why Microsoft’s Circular Centers deserve the DCD Environmental Impact Award
Delivering Edge infrastructure to the UK through the cloud
Pulsant wins the Edge Data Center Project of the Year 2022