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First Brill Awards Winners Showcase Innovative Projects in Data Center Efficiency


Uptime Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the first annual Brill Awards for Efficient IT. Based on evaluation by a panel of expert judges, these 18 projects best exhibited efficiency in data center and IT operations.

Submissions for the Brill Awards came from 19 countries, in five categories: Data Center Design; Facilities Management; Operational Data Center Upgrade; IT Systems Efficiency; and Product Solutions. In addition to recognizing 15 regional winners in these categories, the Brill Awards program has honored three projects with Global Leadership Awards. 

The Brill Awards seeks to showcase companies and technologies that improve the industry's ability to sustainably deliver IT services to end users. This mission of knowledge-sharing and innovation honors the legacy of Uptime Institute’s late founder Ken Brill, after whom the program is named. 

See all 2014 Brill Awards winners.

Application Period for the 2015 Brill Awards Program Is Now Open

Uptime Institute has now issued a call for entries for the 2015 Brill Awards program. The Brill Awards are open to anyone charged with building, designing, funding, or operating a data center or IT program anywhere in the world. Visit Uptime Institute's website for more information and to apply.   


Uptime Institute Symposium 2014: Empowering the Data Center Professional

Uptime Institute Symposium is the data center industry’s leading knowledge-sharing event, providing new expert insight from Uptime Institute staff and 451 Research Analysts, and peer experience from elite data center operations teams from around the globe.

The theme for Symposium 2014, "Empowering the Data Center Professional," speaks to the core purpose of Symposium: Providing attendees with the information to make better decisions for their organizations, and their careers.

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This is a multi-disciplinary event, bringing together a diverse group of data center operators, designers and senior-level IT execs.

Learn more about the Symposium 2014 program.

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