Press Release – Green Mountain Wins prestigious Award at Datacloud Europe 2018
BroadGroup, the information media technology and professional services company, today announced the winners of the prestigious 11th Datacloud Awards. Recognised as the annual bellwether for the data centre and cloud industry, the awards recognise the leading individuals and companies shaping the global data economy and honour innovation, service excellence and diversity.
Knut Molaug and Green Mountain were announced as the winner of the category: “Data Centre Leader of the Year Award.” Molaug wins on behalf of Green Mountain for his genuine work towards customers and communities, transforming the sector making it what it is today and finally yet importantly, putting Norway on the global data centre map. Knut Molaug recently stepped down as CEO of Green Mountain, but continue serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the company.
“Green Mountain is proud to have received this price together with Knut Molaug. Knut has for many years worked strategically to put Norway on the data centre map and has done a fantastic job for the data centre industry in general. He has achieved something truly special and should be proud of the transformative impact he has made on the industry. We congratulate Knut Molaug on his incredible achievements,” says Tor Kristian Gyland, CEO of Green Mountain.
With an extended panel of judges, the Datacloud Awards for 2018 is globally relevant and give recognition to the most innovative companies and people in the sector.
“The 2018 Datacloud Awards was a spectacular evening, recognising the inspirational people and companies, innovation and excellence that embodies the data centre industry. I am honoured to have received this prestigious award and to get recognition for my work for Green Mountain in this fast growing industry”, says Knut Molaug.
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About Green Mountain
Green Mountain AS design, build and operate high security, robust wholesale colocation data centres. Green Mountain currently has two data centres in Norway with plans to develop in other regions. The data centres operate at 100% low-cost renewable power and use free cooling to create unique power efficiency.
The data centre near Stavanger (DC1-Stavanger) is built deep inside a mountain in a former high security NATO ammunition store. The data centre in Telemark (DC2-Telemark) is in the ‘cradle of hydro-power’ with multiple local hydro-power plants. We are one of the largest operators in the sector in Norway with clients in finance, IT, government, oil and gas and others. For more information: www.greenmountain.no