DigiPlex Innovation and Sustainability Initiative Earn Shortlisting for Two 2019 CIR Business Continuity Awards
Oslo, Norway, 19 March 2019 - DigiPlex, the Nordic leader for innovative, sustainable and secure data centres, has been recognised by CIR (Continuity, Insurance & Risk) Magazine as a finalist in two categories of its annual business continuity awards: Initiative of the Year and Most Innovative Product of the Year.
The CIR Awards recognise excellence in the provision of services and solutions that ensure long-term business success, sustainability, security and resilience. As the most recognised Nordic data centre brand[i], DigiPlex has long maintained an active leadership role in its industry for providing its customers a long-term strategic and operational advantage through solutions underpinned by efficient and ethical business thinking.
“The CIR awards are in their 21st year, just a few years older than DigiPlex, and have a great legacy recognising some of the most exciting and creative solutions that ensure a resilient, sustainable future for business” says Gisle M. Eckhoff, CEO of DigiPlex. “We are pleased to be shortlisted by their expert panel of judges for our work to advance solutions that not only offer sustainable strategies but also allow companies to contribute to their communities as a positive force.”
DigiPlex innovation was shortlisted in the Most Innovative Product of the Year for its development of its advanced Concert ControlTM system, a sophisticated closed-loop algorithm which further optimises cooling and power management of DigiPlex’ advanced air-cooled centres in the Nordics.
For Initiative of the Year, DigiPlex has been shortlisted for its collaboration with Stockholm Exergi, to use the excess heat generated by its advanced data centre to supply heat to upwards of 10,000 homes in the community. The initiative marks both an engineering feat, comprising an intricate retrofit of DigiPlex’s most advanced data centre, as well as an ethical leap forward which allows DigiPlex to offer customers a route to a more responsible business strategy.
This latest accolade follows a series of significant award milestones for DigiPlex over the last year. In 2018, DigiPlex was awarded for its “ Renewable Energy Technology” at The Energy Awards, and, “Best Data Centre Energy Solution” at the Datacloud Europe awards where Fredrik Jansson also was named the first “Marketer of the Year”. Additionally, DigiPlex’ has recently been finalists for “Best Marketing Team” and “Best Marketing Campaign” by the Global Carrier awards, “Best In-House Marketing Team” at Computing's Tech Marketing & Innovation Awards, “B2B Brand Team of the Year” at the Drum marketing awards, “Best Integrated Campaign” & “In-House Client Team” at the Drum Social Media awards and “B2B Marketing Team of the Year” at B2B Marketing awards.
The CIR Magazine’s 21st Annual Business Continuity Awards will be held in London on 6th June.
[i] An IDG Connect survey of 300 senior decision makers across Sweden and Norway revealed DigiPlex as the most recognized brand in one of the world’s most active and attractive markets for data center investment and development. Further information: https://www.digiplex.com/insights/articles/best-known-nordic-provider
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