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Global Cloud Xchange Sweeps “Excellence in Connectivity for Data Centers” and “Data Center Industry Achievement Award” at Datacloud Asia 2017

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), has won “Excellence in Connectivity for Data Centers” award at the inaugural Datacloud Asia in Singapore. In addition, CEO Bill Barney was honored with “Data Center Industry Achievement Award” in recognition of his significant contribution to the Data Center Industry.

Following the success of the flagship Datacloud Global Congress in Europe, BroadGroup has extended the series to Asia. The inaugural Datacloud Asia Awards showcased innovation and bring recognition to new sectors in Data Center and Cloud. The winners were chosen by an independent panel of Judges from across Asia and the US, with the objective of recognizing excellence in data center and cloud services and operations.

“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, CEO, Reliance Communications & Global Cloud Xchange. “We are honored to accept these prestigious awards, which is a testament to the entire GCX team for our commitment to customer service excellence and technological innovation in network infrastructure to support the dynamic Data Center and Cloud ecosystems.”

"Datacloud has always been an industry leadership event and that is why it is so special that the judging panel sought to award Bill Barney with this award as he has been a ceaseless leader and innovator within the sector," said Philip Low, Chairman of BroadGroup. "We also congratulate GCX on winning the Excellence in Connectivity for Data Centers award for its most robust and highly-resilient network to support today’s cloud market in a data center environment."

The GCX Global Network is distinguished by its unmatched geographic coverage and ability to provide both subsea and terrestrial connectivity to major telecommunications hubs fully supported by two redundant global network operation centers. Our network connects many of these telecommunications hubs across the globe, from the developed markets in the U.S. and Europe to the key emerging markets in the Middle East and Asia, including India and China.

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.

Established in 2002, BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology and Professional Services company providing a value chain of consulting and research, publications, and innovative conference brands focused on data center, cloud and IT infrastructure and investment. The company is headquartered in London and incorporated as a limited company in the United Kingdom.