Each and every day, our customers and partners are heroically driving innovation and success through the use of virtualization as the foundational step to achieving the benefits of cloud computing.
This is a chance for us to THANK and showcase EMC customers and partners as leaders at VMworld 2010.
EMC Journey to the Private Cloud Awards winners will receive an honorary award from EMC and be recognized among their peers during an EMC Customer Appreciation event at VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, August 30 – September 2, 2010. Additionally, winners will receive complimentary passes to VMworld 2011.
NOMINATIONS ARE DUE NO LATER than August 16, 2010. Please visit the EMC Journey to the Private Cloud Awards 2010 Nomination Form to recognize EMC customers and EMC partners.
A panel of EMC, VMware and third-party experts will judge each of the nominations and select an EMC “Journey” Award winner for each of the five categories based on the following criteria:
- Innovation – Do the results reflect new capabilities or significant improvements in the realm of virtualization and cloud computing for your business?
- Value – Does the product represent a cost-effective solution? Can the ROI and business value be easily justified?
- Performance – Does the product perform to the degree that the solution improves overall data center operations?
Results must have been generated through the use of EMC and VMware technologies during the period of September 1, 2009 – August 1, 2010.
CATEGORIES FOR ENTRY
The “Journey” Awards 2010 were created to honor customers and partners that have deployed EMC and VMware technologies to ease their journey from physical to virtual and, in time, private cloud infrastructures. Customers are leveraging these technologies to further innovation, value and data center performance. We are accepting customer and partner nominations in five categories of EMC Journey Awards including:
Technology Excellence – Achieving Savings, Efficiencies and Agility in the Cloud
- Recognizes customers that have successfully driven results in operational efficiency, business agility, and energy efficiency/space savings through virtualization and the adoption of unique solutions aimed at effectively managing their physical, virtual and private cloud infrastructures.
Technology Excellence – Paving the Way to the Cloud
- Recognizes those organizations that have successfully accelerated the adoption of cloud computing through IT operations and staff education.
Partner Innovation– Groundbreaking Cloud Computing Solution
- Recognizes EMC partners that have raised the bar in delivering innovative solutions, product integrations and applications to help customers adopt and navigate their virtualized architectures.
Best Cloud Computing Collaboration Partner
- Recognizes those partners that have worked alongside EMC to build solutions to improve overall data center performance and operations.
Cloud Computing Visionary Award
- Recognizes an IT leader who has demonstrated extraordinary thought-leadership and vision, paving the way for private cloud adoption for their organization.