August 12, 2019 - News

Version 1 Named a Finalist for 2019 Cloud Excellence Awards

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Version 1 named a Finalist in Computing’s Cloud Excellence Awards for the second year in a row.

Version 1 is pleased to announce that we have been named a finalist for the “Most Innovative Cloud Product or Service Award” in Computing’s Cloud Excellence Awards for 2019. 

The Cloud Excellence Awards aim to recognise the very best of the UK’s cloud industry, from the most innovative and compelling products and vendors, through to the top use cases from end-user firms. Taking place at the Hilton London Tower Bridge on the 19th September, we will be attending the ceremony hoping to be presented the award amidst sharp competition.

Commenting on the nomination, Tom O’ Connor, CEO of Version 1 said: 

We are delighted to see that we have been named a Finalist for the Most Innovative Cloud Product or Service in the 2019 Cloud Excellence Awards. Being named a Finalist amongst the best of the best in terms of the UK’s cloud industry highlights our investment in Cloud technologies and innovation throughout our organisation and the systems we implementdemonstrating to our customers the real difference and value that Cloud can make to their businesses. We look forward to attending the ceremony in September.

Version 1 has been nominated for our innovative Cloud Migration service, comprising of the movement of complex systems to the Cloud, which has generated both financial and efficiency savings for our customers. The integration of this specialist service has enabled our customers to reap the greater benefits of the Cloud and make a real difference to their businesses.

Throughout 2019 we have worked with multiple enterprises in the public and private sector, including CurrencyFair, Cafcass and the Legal Ombudsman (LeO)Speaking after Version 1’s successful delivery of a cloud focused Case Management System for LeO, Nikki Greenway, Head of IT, stated: 

Version 1’s approach is to look for and recommend impactful solutions and improvements to our applications, that will make a real difference to our organisation.

With an understanding of CurrencyFair’s business and core platforms, combined with extensive experience in migrating, running and optimising data and applications in the Cloud, Version 1 was the obvious choice for CurrencyFair to bring its organisation on this Cloud transformation journey. Eoin Greene, CTO of CurrencyFair commented on choosing Version 1 as CurrencyFair’s Cloud Transformation partner:
We chose Version 1 as our Cloud transformation partner as we have a long history of working together. For over ten years, Version 1 has been managing and running the databases which are core to our infrastructure and our platform, and they also support our BI solution. There was no decision to make, we were going to work with Version 1 on our Cloud transformation journey.

Find out more about the impact our Cloud Migration service has had through our Customer Success stories.

About Version 1

Version 1 is a market-leader in the arena of Digital Transformation specialising in Enterprise Cloud, Data Estate Modernisation and Application Modernisation. With over 20 years application experience, major public sector organisations and enterprises across the UK and Ireland partner with Version 1 to transform, migrate, run and optimise mission-critical applications in the Cloud and on-premise. We partner with global technology leaders AWS, Microsoft and Oracle to provide our customers with the highest quality solutions and services. Our long-standing and enhanced partner relationships and market leading expertise in each partner’s technologies allows us to tailor solutions to our customers’ unique needs. We are highly accredited by all of our global technology partners and have been recognised and awarded for our excellence in bringing technology enabled solutions and services which drive customer success.

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