Datum shortlisted for three prestigious DCS awards

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One year ... three nominations

We’re proud to announce that Datum has been nominated and shortlisted in three esteemed categories at the upcoming DCS Awards 2024, celebrating outstanding achievements within the data centre sector.

Datum’s triple nomination marks industry excellence

The DCS Awards, now in their 13th year, acknowledge the cutting-edge advancements and exceptional accomplishments in the data centre arena. Datum stands amongst the top contenders, recognised for their client success stories, innovative technology, and notable contributions to the field.

Despite facing significant challenges including sustainability concerns, a looming skills shortage, supply chain disruptions, and the double-edged sword of AI advancements, the data centre industry remains the steadfast backbone of our digital landscape.

This year’s awards offer some new categories to mirror the data centre industry’s evolution, including a greater focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

Categories of recognition

As always, the DCS Awards process began with an open call for nominations, encouraging stakeholders to put forward innovative projects, products, services, corporate and individual achievements within the data centre industry. We’re incredibly proud to have received three nominations and to have been shortlisted as finalists in all three of our nominated categories:

  • Data Centre Consolidation/Upgrade Project of the Year: our Farnborough facility has seen the installation of an advanced, high-efficiency free cooling chiller system. This system significantly decreases water and energy utilisation, reinforcing our dedication to an environmentally friendly operational strategy.
  • Best Colocation Provider Sustainability Innovation of the Year: with an eye on future sustainability, our Manchester data centre construction project (MCR2) will feature heat re-use capabilities. This innovative design will repurpose waste heat to assist local community initiatives, setting a benchmark for eco-conscious developments in the industry.
  • Managed Services / Colocation Project of the Year: our Farnborough free cooling chiller system stands in the spotlight again, to enable us to recycle waste heat to be delivered to local community projects.

Cast your vote

The DCS Awards winners are determined through a public vote, and we invite clients, partners, and industry supporters to participate in voting process. Voting is open until 3 May 2024, and you can have your say via the following voting links for each category:

Please note that votes are validated solely from current business email addresses.

Gratitude and anticipation

Our heartfelt thanks go out to all our clients and partners for their unwavering support – our whole team is looking forward to the award ceremony on 23 May in London and we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed for a win on the night.

Join us in supporting innovation and excellence within the data centre sector – every vote counts!