Innovation champions

Over 1,000 votes have been counted and the results are in. Information Age readers have picked the five suppliers they consider to be the most innovative in the IT arena, as voted for via our video voting system on

Ranging from a set of standards for building an energy-efficient data centre to a system for managing archived data across storage media, the winning technologies and services reveal how innovation is unfolding in this fast-paced and ever-changing industry.

The winners are as follows: (click award title for more information)

Information Management Innovation Award

Winner – Hitachi Data Systems
Runner-up – Optier

Green IT Innovation award

Winner – Keysource
Runner-up – Digital Realty Trust

Data Centre Innovation Award

Winner – Digital Realty Trust
Runner-up – Telecity

Security Innovation Award

Winner – Websense
Runner-up – Unity Enterprise Solutions

Business Applications Innovation Award

Winner – BravoSolution
Runner-up – Platform Computing

Pete Swabey

Pete Swabey

Pete was Editor of Information Age and head of technology research for Vitesse Media plc from 2005 to 2013, before moving on to be Senior Editor and then Editorial Director at The Economist Intelligence...

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