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At CBRE we rely on great innovation to stay ahead of the game, so supporting this award category is actually fundamental to our business. No doubt this year's winner will help the industry overcome one of its many challenges.


Paul Saville-King

President, Data Center

Solutions - CBRE


Mission Critical Innovation Award

This Award is about recognizing the innovation and thinking that is shaping the next generation of cutting edge data center solutions. With the challenges confronting the industry now moving more swiftly and hitting harder than ever before, the solutions developed in response need continually to raise the bar for innovation, ease of deployment and “real world” application.


The winner will be the entry that makes the most positive difference to data center design, operation and management in the eyes of the judges.



Who should enter & Eligibility


-The idea or concept must have been originally developed and/or applied in the mission critical IT environment

-The concept or idea must have been tested/developed/introduced since 31st October, 2017

-This Award is open to any sector within the data center industry (owners, operators, consultants, vendors, suppliers, academics etc).

-This Award is open to products or solutions in the categories of data center cooling, power distribution, power protection, monitoring and analysis, cabling, security, containerized or modular solutions, or related to the design or integration of such components

Category Sponsor

CBRE Data Centre Solutions is the leading provider of full-spectrum life cycle services to data centre owners, occupiers, and investors, including consulting services, advisory and transaction services, project management, and integrated data centre operations. CBRE manages over 7.2M m² of mission critical space across 800+ sites through our 6,000+ data center technicians.





The 2018 Finalists


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Judges for this category - 2018

Carrie Goetz

Global Director | Keynote Speaker


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Peter Judge

Global Editor


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David Hall

Senior Director,

Technology Innovation


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Previous winners of this category

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