The finalists for the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 – the leading pan-European awards for channels, ISVs, Solution Providers, Systems Integrators and their vendor and distributor partners – were announced today by IT Europa.
A total of 43 solution providers, 36 ISVs and 57 suppliers from 29 countries have made the finals. The winners will be announced at the European IT & Software Excellence 2018 Awards Dinner at the Royal Garden Hotel, on 19 April 2018.
Now in their 10th year, the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 attracted more than 400 entries from across the region. The awards are given for IT solutions that get to the heart of customer issues, delivering better business, a clearer understanding of data, and more efficient and profitable outcomes. The judges, with many decades of experience of IT industry involvement between them, have arrived at a list of finalists that they believe truly reflects both the strength of Europe’s IT industry and many of the changes in direction occurring within it.
Announcing the finalists John Garratt, Editor of IT Europa, who heads the judges’ panel said: “We are proud to have carried the flag for European IT for the last ten years. We continue to push out the core message about just what the IT industry is capable of doing in changing how people, businesses and organisations function. This year, to celebrate the 10th anniversary, we will use the wealth of good stories from these finalists to promote IT to a wider audience by highlighting the successes contained in these awards.”
Prizes cover a range of fields in three categories, for solutions providers, ISVs and suppliers, with finalists ranging from small software houses to global giants.
For the nominees making the shortlist comes as vindication for their hard work, with entries needing endorsement from a client in order to be considered. Caine Fearn, MD of Frontline IT Consultancy which was nominated for its work on a UK smart meter project said: “It is an honour for Frontline to be named as one of Europe’s leading solutions providers from a list of over 400 companies representing 29 different European countries. A special mention has to go the Frontline team who worked on this project for all their hard work and commitment to outstanding customer service.”
The award winners will be announced on 19th April 2018 at a gala dinner and presentation ceremony. A list of finalists in all categories can be found on the awards website.