Wavex, a leading supplier of IT managed services, announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in three categories for the BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards 2010

London – 27 October 2010

Members of the Wavex team have been selected as finalists in the Young IT Professional of the Year and Service & Support Professional of the Year categories, as well as Wavex being confirmed as a finalist in one of the Project Excellence categories.

Gavin Russell, joint CEO & Founder of Wavex, said "This is the strongest possible endorsement of Wavex’s policy of hiring the very best people, and investing in their continued development. To be finalists in three categories, in the same year as winning the Enterprise Solution Provider category at the European IT Awards, is an accolade to our consultative, solution-focused approach to projects and managed services."

Senior Engineer Gregory Bennett is a finalist in the coveted Young IT Professional of the Year category, and Service Desk Team Leader Tina Vaghela is in the equally prestigious IT Service & Support Professional of the Year final. Wavex’s Strategic Infrastructure Project for Bibendum Wine Ltd has been selected for the Small Business Project of the Year award.

Peter Sweetbaum, joint CEO & Commercial Director of Wavex said "These are the most prestigious awards in the British IT industry, and for Wavex to have finalists in three different categories is a fantastic achievement which recognises two of our many outstanding individuals as well as our excellent project team. Our congratulations go to everyone at Wavex, but especially Tina & Gregory and the Bibendum project team."

The UK IT Industry Awards are the benchmark for excellence throughout the computer industry. The Awards focus on the contribution of individuals, projects, organisations and technologies that have excelled in the use, development and deployment of IT in the past 12 months.

David Clarke, Chief Executive Officer , BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, said:
"Congratulations to all the finalists. They can be proud of their achievements. Their projects and work showcase the professionalism that exists among IT professionals and also highlights the value of IT today and the way it touches so many areas of society."

Robin Booth, Publishing Director of Computing comments:
"I would like to add my congratulations to the finalists. The UK IT Industry Awards are rigorously judged and to be announced as a finalist is a great achievement. I don’t envy the judges who now have to decide the winners; it’s going to be very tough.
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The winners are announced at a lavish prizegiving ceremony, to be held at the Battersea Park Events Arena in London on Thursday 11 November 2010.

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