GCX Wins ‘Excellence in Data Center Services Award, South East Asia’; CEO Bill Barney Honored with ‘Data Center Thought Leadership Award’

By March 23, 2018 Press Releases

SINGAPORE, 23 March 2018: Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, has scored honors at the prestigious Datacloud Asia Awards 2018 event in Singapore, winning the Excellence in Data Center Services Award, South East Asia’. In addition, GCX Chairman and CEO Bill Barney was honored with the ‘Data Center Thought Leadership Award’ in recognition of his significant contributions to the Data Center industry.

The Datacloud Asia awards, one of the most revered accolades in the technology sector, recognize innovation and excellence in the flourishing Asia digital infrastructure market.  Winners of this year’s awards in all categories were chosen by an independent expert panel of Judges from across the Data Center and Cloud industry segments, with the objective of recognizing excellence in Data Centre and Cloud Services and Operations.

“Bill Barney is someone we have observed over many years—an industry veteran with tremendous insight and experience, a brilliant exponent of Cloud, and possessing remarkable depth of insight into the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in the sector. For all these reasons, he was rightly awarded ‘Thought Leader of the Year at Datacloud Asia 2018’,” said Philip Low, Chairman, BroadGroup.

“As the Cloud revolution continues and innovation becomes even more rapid and breath-taking, there will be a rising tide in Data Center requirements, especially in the emerging markets,” said Bill Barney. “We are honored to accept these prestigious awards, which are a testament to the entire GCX team and our commitment to achieve and deliver customer service excellence and technological innovation in network infrastructure, supporting the dynamic Data Center and Cloud ecosystems.”

Datacloud Asia 2018, now in its second year in Asia, has evolved as a well-recognized and acknowledged beacon of high-quality content, offering thought leadership across the critical IT infrastructure markets.


About Global Cloud Xchange

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, offers a comprehensive  portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and new media companies. GCX owns the world’s largest private undersea cable system spanning more than 67,000 route km which, seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications’ 200,000 route km of domestic optic fiber backbone, provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform. With connections to 40 key business markets worldwide spanning Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East, GCX delivers Managed Services to more than 160 countries and offer extensive VPLS-enabled Ethernet network capabilities globally. GCX is equipped to support businesses through the deployment of next generation Enterprise solutions across its Cloud Delivery Networks. www.globalcloudxchange.com

About BroadGroup

BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology company. Established in 2002, the company delivers premium event brands including Datacloud and Edge and Awards, which are an internationally recognized beacon of high quality content, deal making, networking and industry recognition for data center, cloud and Edge leaders, their enterprise customers, investors and senior executives. It also owns the widely acclaimed Data Economy online and offline global news resource and investor forums provider for the tech sector. BroadGroup is now a member company of FTSE 250 firm Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC whose leading brands include Capacity, Metro Connect, Subsea Connect and ITW. www.broad-group.com www.data-economy.com