Global Cloud Xchange Wins “Excellence Cloud Service” and “Excellence in Connectivity for Data Centers” at Datacloud Europe 2017

By June 7, 2017 Press Releases

MONACO, June 7, 2017: Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), has won another two prestigious awards, “Excellence in Connectivity for Data Centers” and “Excellence in Cloud Services” at the Datacloud Awards during Datacloud Europe 2017 conference in Monaco.

The Datacloud Awards, now in its tenth year, have become a defining accolade for the industry, providing recognition to genuine innovation and service excellence, which reflects the continuing evolution of IT transformation. The Datacloud Europe award winners were chosen by an independent expert panel of Judges from across Europe, with the objective of recognizing excellence in data center and cloud services.

“Once again Global Cloud Xchange has demonstrated they are an extremely innovative and progressive company in developing cloud services to support enterprise growth. We congratulate them on winning two awards against strong competitors which reflects the very high benchmark they have achieved in both categories,” said Philip Low, Chairman of BroadGroup.

“We are thrilled to receive these two prestigious awards.  It is indeed a great honor to be again recognized for our efforts and commitment to service excellence and technological innovation in network infrastructure and cloud solutions supporting global enterprise requirements across the industry,” said Bill Barney, Co-CEO, Reliance Communications & Chairman/CEO Global Cloud Xchange.

Gerd J. Simon, chairman of the Judges Panel commented: “The Datacloud Awards celebrate some of the best companies, individuals and technologies in this increasingly challenging and competitive industry. Simon continued “all the categories were hotly contested, with entries of outstanding quality reflecting the amount of change and innovation that is happening in the industry right now. We congratulate the winners on their achievement.”

Earlier this year Global Cloud Xchange won the “Excellence in Connectivity for Data Centers” award and the “Data Center Industry Achievement” award was presented to CEO Bill Barney at the Datacloud Asia 2017 conference in Singapore.



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 kms which, seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications’ 200,000 route kms 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.


BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology and Professional Services company. Established in 2002, BroadGroup achieved rapid recognition and growth through delivering quality research and insight in a number of niche and emerging areas of the telecommunications and technology sector. Since founding, the Datacentre and Cloud practice has been the main focus of the company. BroadGroup has now become the leading international research and consulting group in this area, through three business lines: consulting, market reports and events.