Category winner at the 5th Annual Data Centres Europe Awards in London
Luxembourg, 28 June 2012 - ebrc, Luxembourg's leading provider of highly secure cloud, managed ICT and data centre services (http://www.ebrc.lu/) has won the "European Award for Cloud Services", presented at the 5th Annual Data Centres Europe Awards (http://www.broad-group.com/events-and-awards) in the Merchant Taylors Hall in London. Hosted by consulting firm BroadGroup, the prestigious awards recognise the leading players in the European data centre and cloud sectors and are an international benchmark reference in the ICT industry.
Speaking at the award ceremony on 13 June, Ashley Davis, chairman of the Judges Panel said: "The quality of the entries this year was among the highest ever. This reflects both the growth and confidence of the data centre sector across Europe and its quest to achieve excellence. Finalising the shortlisted candidates this year was more difficult than ever, and we applaud all companies who took part in the process."
With this latest industry recognition, ebrc reinforces its offer branding based on the notion of TRUST - Trusted Data Centre Services, Trusted Managed Services, Trusted Cloud Europe Services, Trusted Resilience Services and Trusted Advisory Services.
(http://www.TrustedCloudEurope.com) "The award testifies ebrc's ambition to design and build a Trusted Cloud, compliant with regulatory mandates and meeting Cloud Security Alliance requirements. Our teams are driven by excellence, innovation and the desire to offer unique, high value-added services to the European ICT industry. These recognitions are essential to giving our one-stop-shop offer an international visibility," commented Yves Reding, CEO, ebrc.
"By controlling and securing the entire chain of Confidence, Data Centre, Cloud and Managed Services, with the support of our ISO 27001 (Information Security), ISO 20000 (Information Technology - Service Management) and PCI-DSS (Transaction Security Bank), we have recently been able to respond to particularly complex and critical outsourcing requests, for two major e-Commerce players," he added.
ebrc also came second in another category, the "European Award for Managed Services Provider", and was nominated for the "European Award for New Data Centre Facility".
In December last year in Paris, ebrc won a prestigious "EuroCloud Europe Award" for the quality and security of its offer "TrustedCloudEurope".
ebrc also strengthens Luxembourg's position as a Board member and founding member of the newly founded EUDCA (European Data Centre Association)(http://www.eudca.org/). The association's primary objective will be to influence public policy at European level and seek to raise standards of service for the data centre and cloud industry.
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ebrc, based in Luxumberg, is an independent and neutral entity, offering a complete range of tailored services in hosting and management of ICT infrastructure. ebrc operates Tier IV interconnected Datacenters and has developed a holistic Business Resilience approach based on two main axes: Business Continuity and Business Agility. Formed in 2000, ebrc is owned by the national telecom operator of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg "P&T Luxembourg".