Here are the winners of the DatacenterDynamics EMEA Awards - announced in December at a sparkling dinner in London.

Full details are here, but this is a quick summary:

Future Thinking & Design Concepts - Equinix Cloud Exchange 

Data Center Blueprints - Infinity SDC, for the Janet/JISC data center

Innovation in the Micro-Data Center - Spain’s SummuS 

Innovation in the Medium-Data Center - Leicester City Council and Workspace Technology 

Innovation in the Mega-Data Center - Infinity SDC and Janet/JISC 

Leadership in the Public Sector - Leicester City Council and Workspace Technology

Innovations in Outsourcing - Equinix Cloud Exchange (ECX) 

The ‘Green’ Data Center - Portugal Telecom’s Covilha facility 

Improved Data Center Energy Efficiency - Virgin Media, Projects Red to Green

Innovation in IT Optimisation - The National Bank of Abu Dhabi 

Modular Deployment of the Year - Green Mountain, Norway

Young Mission Critical Engineer of the Year - James Rowse, Red Engineering 

Data Center ‘Special Assignment’ Team of the Year - Facebook, Lulea

Business Leader of the Year - Simon Segars, ARM Holdings

Outstanding Contribution to the Industry - Paolo Bertoldi, European Commission