EvoSwitch Wins "Best Energy Solution" award at Datacloud Awards 2017

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 7, 2017 - EvoSwitch, a provider of 100% carbon-neutral operated colocation data centers in the Europe and the U.S. with its partner-rich cloud interconnection platform, EvoSwitch OpenCloud, has been awarded the ¡®Best Energy Solution¡¯ award at this year Datacloud Awards 2017 in Monaco (June 6-8). This award recognizes EvoSwitch¡¯s achievements with regards to the company¡¯s in-house engineered, free cooling based data center technology with ultra-low PUE figures ¨C as being deployed in EvoSwitch¡¯s data center campus in Europe (Amsterdam region).

At the Datacloud Europe 2017 ceremony yesterday evening in Monaco, EvoSwitch was one of four contenders for the ¡®Best Energy Solution¡¯ award. Other companies selected by the panel of judges include Asperitas, EcoCooling and NLDC. Datacloud Europe is BroadGroup¡¯s annual networking and deal-making event for the European cloud and data center industry.

As an owner/operator of carbon-neutral data centers in Europe (Amsterdam region) and the U.S. (Washington DC area), EvoSwitch has designed and engineered its energy-efficient ¡®free cooling¡¯ concept in-house to address demanding and multi-tenant requirements for colocation and cloud-usage. During the award ceremony yesterday evening in Monaco, Eric Boonstra (Chief Executive Officer EvoSwitch) and Patrick van der Wilt (Commercial Director EvoSwitch) were representing EvoSwitch to see if their energy-efficient data center design with ultra-low PUE figures would be selected as a winning solution. Now it¡¯s confirmed that EvoSwitch¡¯s data center innovation may call itself an¡®award-winning¡¯ technology.

Datacloud¡¯s Best Energy Solution award recognizes a data center facility, a team or an individual with a demonstrable track record of implementing an innovative approach. The panel of judges was looking to identify a business that has significantly demonstrated the use of a disruptive energy innovation within the data center environment, preferably providing an exemplar of innovation in energy management to the ¡®global¡¯ data center industry.

¡°The Datacloud Awards celebrate some of the best companies, individuals and technologies in this increasingly challenging and competitive industry,¡± said Gerd J. Simon, chairman of the Judges Panel. ¡°The Best Energy Solution award was a hotly contested category, with entries of outstanding quality reflecting the amount of change and innovation that is happening in the industry right now. We congratulate EvoSwitch on their achievement.¡±

Modular Data Center Design

EvoSwitch¡¯s energy-efficient data center technology has quite an ¡°innovative¡± design that¡¯s now being awarded with the first prize for Best Energy Solution at BroadGroup¡¯s Datacloud Europe 2017 event. EvoSwitch¡¯s innovation is a highly modular, containerized architecture that has been awarded legally registered patents. The integrated, flexible data center infrastructure is not only intensively optimized for energy-efficiency, but also for operational efficiency and ultra-short lead times for data center deployment.

¡°By winning this data center energy-efficiency award, we¡¯re proud to show that EvoSwitch is perfectly positioned to meet the dynamic hybrid cloud and IoT-driven needs of customers worldwide,¡± said Eric Boonstra, CEO of EvoSwitch. ¡°EvoSwitch being awarded the first prize for Best Energy Solution at the Datacloud Europe event, is another proof that we¡¯re on the right track with our innovation and engineering efforts at our colocation data center campuses in Europe and the United States. In line with EvoSwitch¡¯s strong growth, strategic ambitions and growing demand for our innovative data center approach, we expect to come up with further major announcements very soon.¡±