THE ART OF NETWORKING

June 2nd 2022
Brussels Expo – Hall 1



#DNAFE_artofnetworking


THE ART OF NETWORKING

June 2nd 2022
Brussels Expo – Hall 1



#DNAFE_artofnetworking




23rd EDITION


Data News invites you to the Data News Awards for Excellence, the most prestigious ICT event of the year. We announce several exceptional awards, each one a symbol of excellence in its category. These awards are the result of a solid selection process by the editorial staff of Data News, the readers of Data News and a jury of ICT professionals.

The final category is the ICT Personality of the Year, chosen by the Data News editorial staff.

Register

Registrations are open from 22nd of February 2022.

CATEGORIES

The Data News Awards for Excellence 2022 are rewarding companies, products and individuals from several important categories within the ICT sector.

nomination phase

From 22nd of February to 20th of March you’ll be invited to nominate your company or a society you find great in one the categories

voting phase

From April 4th to May 8th you’ll be invited to vote for your favorite companies in each category and to help the jury to determine the top 5.

jury

Then, May 10th, a professional, specialist jury will use the ranking to decide who is the final winner in the 14 categories. The final category (ICT Personality of the Year) will be reserved for the members of the Data News editorial team.

Click here to see all the jury members

ICT Personality of the Year

The ICT Personality of the Year is awarded solely by the editorial team of Data News. The award is handed out every year to an exceptional entrepreneur or business leader who has made a significant contribution to the Belgian IT sector.

PRACTICALS

Thursday June 2nd 2022

VENUE
Brussels Expo – Hall 1

MORE INFORMATION

CEDRIC NOENS
Event manager
Raketstraat 50 – 1130 Evere
+32 2 467 56 30
cedric.noens@roularta.be

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2021

Artificial Intelligence Innovator of the Year
ML6

Belgian Startup Company of the Year
Phished

Belgian Scaleup Company of the Year
Unifiedpost Group

Customer Centric IT Company of the Year
Delaware

Cybersecurity Innovator of the Year
NVISO

Digital Enterprise IT Services Company of the Year
DELOITTE

Digital Workplace Innovator of the Year
Dell Technologies

Enterprise Application Innovator of the Year
Microsoft

Hardware Innovator of the Year
Samsung

HR & Sourcing Services Company of the Year
Tobania

Infrastructure Innovator of the Year
Nutanix

IT Services SMB of the Year
NSI IT Software & Services

Telecom & Connectivity Company of the Year
Citymesh

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2020

Belgian Startup Company of the Year
Cake

Belgian Scaleup Company of the Year
Collibra

Enterprise Application Innovator of the Year
Microsoft

Hardware Innovator of the Year
Barco

Infrastructure Innovator of the Year
Cisco

Artificial Intelligence Innovator of the Year
ML6

IoT Innovator of the Year
Rombit

Cybersecurity Innovator of the Year
Intigriti

Telecom & Connectivity Company of the Year
Proximus

Mobile Innovator of the Year
Citymesh

Customer Centric IT Company of the Year
Delaware

HR & Sourcing Services Company of the Year
Talent-IT

IT Services Company of the Year (Small & Medium)
EASI

IT Services Company of the Year (Large)
Fujitsu

ICT Personality of the Year
André Knaepen, Cegeka

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2019

Cloud Innovator of the Year
MICROSOFT

Artificial Intelligence Innovator of the Year
ROBOVISION

Customer Centric IT Company of the Year
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Belgian Startup Company of the Year
iREACHM

IT Services Company of the Year
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Best ICT Product of the Year
HOLOLENS (MICROSOFT)

IoT Innovator of the Year
PROXIMUS

Belgian Scale-up Company of the year
COLLIBRA

Mobile Innovator of the Year
HUAWEI

Telecom Company of the Year
TELENET

Cybersecurity Innovator of the Year
PALO ALTO NETWORKS

Datacenter & Hosting Company of the Year
NRB

IT Sourcing Company of the Year
EXELLYS

SMB IT Partner of the Year
CEGEKA

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2018

Cloud Innovator Award for Excellence
Amazon

Customer Centric Company Award for Excellence
Delaware

Artificial Intelligence Company Award for Excellence
IBM

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Unifly

Scale-up Company Award for Excellence
Teamleader

Digital Transformation Innovator Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Best Product Award for Excellence
Belgian Mobile ID “ITSME”

IOT Innovator Award for Excellence
Proximus

Telecom Company Award for Excellence
Orange

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Huawei

IT Services Company Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Cybersecurity Innovator Award for Excellence
Fortinet

Datacenter Company Award for Excellence
LCL

Storage Innovator Award for Excellence
Dell EMC

ICT Personality of the Year
Françoise Chombar, CEO Melexis

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2017

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
EASI

Cloud Innovator Award for Excellence
Google

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Fujitsu

Data Analytics Award for Excellence
SAS

Datacenter Award for Excellence
Proximus

E-commerce Award for Excellence
Amazon

HR Solution Award for Excellence
AFAS

IOT Innovator Award for Excellence
Proximus

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Huawei

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Security Solution Award for Excellence
SecureLink

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Appiness

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Telecom Services & Networking Award for Excellence
Proximus

ICT Personality of the Year
Felix Van de Maele, CEO Collibra

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2016

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
Proximus

Channel Award for Excellence
Tech Data

Cloud Innovator Award for Excellence
Google

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Proximus

Datacenter Award for Excellence
Combell

E-commerce Award for Excellence
KBC-Clickshop

HR Solution Award for Excellence
Talent-IT

IOT Innovator Award for Excellence
Cisco

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Samsung

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Security Solution Award for Excellence
Symantec

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Awingu

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
EMC

Telecom Services & Networking Award for Excellence
Telenet

ICT Personality of the Year
Jonas Dhaenens, CEO Combell

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2015

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Cegeka

Cloud Service Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Big Data Solution Award for Excellence
IBM

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Apple

HR Solution Award for Excellence
SD Worx

Enterprise Collaborative Solution Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Telecom Services Award for Excellence
Proximus

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
Delaware Consulting

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Sunrise

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
EMC²

Security Solution Award for Excellence
Cisco

ICT Personality of the Year
Jurgen Ingels, Clear2Pay

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2014

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Dimension Data

Cloud Service Award for Excellence
Google

Big Data Solution Award for Excellence
IBM

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Samsung

HR Solution Award for Excellence
Harvey Nash

Enterprise Collaborative Solution Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Telecom Services Award for Excellence
Belgacom

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
Melexis

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Yambla

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
EMC²

Security Solution Award for Excellence
Cisco

ICT Personality of the Year
Dries Buytaert – CTO Acquia

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2013

Security company of the year
Cisco

Software company of the year
SAP

Hardware company of the year
Samsung

Network integrator of the year
Dimension Data

Telecom services company of the year
Belgacom

Storage company of the year
EMC²

Consultancy company of the year
Accenture

System integrator of the year
Cegeka

Outsourcing services company of the year
Tata Consultancy Services

Innovative company of the year
Google

Belgian company of the year
Cronos

Start-up company of the year
Twitspark

ICT Personality of the year
Eric Van Zele

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2012

Hardware company of the year
Samsung

Storage company of the year
EMC²

Security company of the year
Vasco Data Security

Software company of the year
Google

Consultancy company of the year
Tata Consultancy Services

System integrator of the year
CSC

IT Outsourcing company of the year
HP

Network integrator of the Year
Dimension Data

Telecom Services company of the year
Telenet

Innovative company of the year
Apple

Belgian Company of the Year
Cegeka

Start-up of the year
Storify

ICT Personality of the year
Sophie Vandebroek

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2011

Hardware company of the year
Cisco

Storage company of the year
EMC²

Security company of the year
Symantec

Software company of the year
Microsoft

Consultancy company of the year
Gartner

System integrator of the year
RealDolmen

Outsourcing company of the year
Tata Consultancy Services

Networkintegrator of the year
Dimension Data

Telecom services company of the year
Belgacom

Innovative company of the year
Apple

Belgian company of the year
Barco

Belgian Start-up of the year
Knowlegde Plaza

ICT Personality of the year
Jan Valcke

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2020

Belgian Startup Company of the Year
Cake

Belgian Scaleup Company of the Year
Collibra

Enterprise Application Innovator of the Year
Microsoft

Hardware Innovator of the Year
Barco

Infrastructure Innovator of the Year
Cisco

Artificial Intelligence Innovator of the Year
ML6

IoT Innovator of the Year
Rombit

Cybersecurity Innovator of the Year
Intigriti

Telecom & Connectivity Company of the Year
Proximus

Mobile Innovator of the Year
Citymesh

Customer Centric IT Company of the Year
Delaware

HR & Sourcing Services Company of the Year
Talent-IT

IT Services Company of the Year (Small & Medium)
EASI

IT Services Company of the Year (Large)
Fujitsu

ICT Personality of the Year
André Knaepen, Cegeka

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2019

Cloud Innovator of the Year
MICROSOFT

Artificial Intelligence Innovator of the Year
ROBOVISION

Customer Centric IT Company of the Year
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Belgian Startup Company of the Year
iREACHM

IT Services Company of the Year
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Best ICT Product of the Year
HOLOLENS (MICROSOFT)

IoT Innovator of the Year
PROXIMUS

Belgian Scale-up Company of the year
COLLIBRA

Mobile Innovator of the Year
HUAWEI

Telecom Company of the Year
TELENET

Cybersecurity Innovator of the Year
PALO ALTO NETWORKS

Datacenter & Hosting Company of the Year
NRB

IT Sourcing Company of the Year
EXELLYS

SMB IT Partner of the Year
CEGEKA

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2018

Cloud Innovator Award for Excellence
Amazon

Customer Centric Company Award for Excellence
Delaware

Artificial Intelligence Company Award for Excellence
IBM

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Unifly

Scale-up Company Award for Excellence
Teamleader

Digital Transformation Innovator Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Best Product Award for Excellence
Belgian Mobile ID “ITSME”

IOT Innovator Award for Excellence
Proximus

Telecom Company Award for Excellence
Orange

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Huawei

IT Services Company Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Cybersecurity Innovator Award for Excellence
Fortinet

Datacenter Company Award for Excellence
LCL

Storage Innovator Award for Excellence
Dell EMC

ICT Personality of the Year
Françoise Chombar, CEO Melexis

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2017

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
EASI

Cloud Innovator Award for Excellence
Google

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Fujitsu

Data Analytics Award for Excellence
SAS

Datacenter Award for Excellence
Proximus

E-commerce Award for Excellence
Amazon

HR Solution Award for Excellence
AFAS

IOT Innovator Award for Excellence
Proximus

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Huawei

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Security Solution Award for Excellence
SecureLink

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Appiness

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Telecom Services & Networking Award for Excellence
Proximus

ICT Personality of the Year
Felix Van de Maele, CEO Collibra

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2016

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
Proximus

Channel Award for Excellence
Tech Data

Cloud Innovator Award for Excellence
Google

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Proximus

Datacenter Award for Excellence
Combell

E-commerce Award for Excellence
KBC-Clickshop

HR Solution Award for Excellence
Talent-IT

IOT Innovator Award for Excellence
Cisco

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Samsung

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Security Solution Award for Excellence
Symantec

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Awingu

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
EMC

Telecom Services & Networking Award for Excellence
Telenet

ICT Personality of the Year
Jonas Dhaenens, CEO Combell

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2015

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Cegeka

Cloud Service Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Big Data Solution Award for Excellence
IBM

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Apple

HR Solution Award for Excellence
SD Worx

Enterprise Collaborative Solution Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Telecom Services Award for Excellence
Proximus

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
Delaware Consulting

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Sunrise

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
EMC²

Security Solution Award for Excellence
Cisco

ICT Personality of the Year
Jurgen Ingels, Clear2Pay

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2014

Customer Satisfaction Award for Excellence
Dimension Data

Cloud Service Award for Excellence
Google

Big Data Solution Award for Excellence
IBM

Mobile Innovator Award for Excellence
Samsung

HR Solution Award for Excellence
Harvey Nash

Enterprise Collaborative Solution Award for Excellence
Microsoft

Outsourcing Services Award for Excellence
Tata Consultancy Services

Telecom Services Award for Excellence
Belgacom

Belgian Company Award for Excellence
Melexis

Start-up Company Award for Excellence
Yambla

Storage Solution Award for Excellence
EMC²

Security Solution Award for Excellence
Cisco

ICT Personality of the Year
Dries Buytaert – CTO Acquia

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2013

Security company of the year
Cisco

Software company of the year
SAP

Hardware company of the year
Samsung

Network integrator of the year
Dimension Data

Telecom services company of the year
Belgacom

Storage company of the year
EMC²

Consultancy company of the year
Accenture

System integrator of the year
Cegeka

Outsourcing services company of the year
Tata Consultancy Services

Innovative company of the year
Google

Belgian company of the year
Cronos

Start-up company of the year
Twitspark

ICT Personality of the year
Eric Van Zele

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2012

Hardware company of the year
Samsung

Storage company of the year
EMC²

Security company of the year
Vasco Data Security

Software company of the year
Google

Consultancy company of the year
Tata Consultancy Services

System integrator of the year
CSC

IT Outsourcing company of the year
HP

Network integrator of the Year
Dimension Data

Telecom Services company of the year
Telenet

Innovative company of the year
Apple

Belgian Company of the Year
Cegeka

Start-up of the year
Storify

ICT Personality of the year
Sophie Vandebroek

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DATA NEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2011

Hardware company of the year
Cisco

Storage company of the year
EMC²

Security company of the year
Symantec

Software company of the year
Microsoft

Consultancy company of the year
Gartner

System integrator of the year
RealDolmen

Outsourcing company of the year
Tata Consultancy Services

Networkintegrator of the year
Dimension Data

Telecom services company of the year
Belgacom

Innovative company of the year
Apple

Belgian company of the year
Barco

Belgian Start-up of the year
Knowlegde Plaza

ICT Personality of the year
Jan Valcke

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