Modern Infrastructure 2018 Impact Awards nomination form

Modern Infrastructure's 2018 Impact Awards recognize the most innovative products of the year, as chosen by our judges.

The annual Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards program recognizes the top products, technologies and services that have arrived on the IT scene within the past year. The award-winning tools will be those that prove themselves especially useful in the IT environments that make a modern business work effectively and efficiently.

Nominations are open through Oct. 11, 2017. Winners will be announced in the January 2018 issue of Modern Infrastructure. You can nominate a product for the awards using either the form at the bottom of this page or this direct link:

The judging

A team of experts and editors will evaluate submissions and choose finalists in each category. This list of nominees will be those products that provide tangible operational benefits for IT organizations. Readers will then vote and provide feedback on the nominees. One winner and any honorable mentions will be announced for each category in January. Each product entered must have its own submission form. A product may not be entered in multiple categories.

All products qualify for entry if they were new or significantly upgraded and first shipped after Sept. 15, 2016, and before Sept. 15, 2017. Entrants must provide documentation (such as a press release) showing the product was generally available before Sept. 15, 2017. Products that do not meet these guidelines will be disqualified from consideration.

Send questions to [email protected].

Award categories

DevOps Tool: Entrants in the Best DevOps Tool category offer a service, platform or tool that helps organizations enable Agile application delivery or improves collaboration between developers and IT operations teams.

Converged and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure: Entrants in the Best Converged and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure category offer compute, memory and storage hardware that is significantly improved by software.

Software-Defined Infrastructure: Entrants in the Best Software-Defined Infrastructure category are software-only products that provide advanced infrastructure capabilities to commodity data center hardware.

AWS Consultant or Integration Partner: Entrants in the Best AWS Consultant or Integration Partner category help enterprise customers with strategic planning, including cost realization, step-by-step application identification and migration, as well as other services related to Amazon Web Services.

Public Cloud Migration and Optimization: Entrants in the Best Public Cloud Migration and Optimization category provide software or services that enable an organization to efficiently move and run its IT operations on a public cloud service provider.

Private and Hybrid Cloud Management Tool: Entrants in the Best Private and Hybrid Cloud Management Tool category offer software or services that create or manage private and hybrid cloud infrastructure.

Systems Management Tool: Entrants in the Best Systems Management Tool category offer a service, platform or tool that enables organizations to manage and optimize their IT infrastructure.

Nominate a product

If you have trouble accessing this form or have questions about your submission, please contact [email protected].

Next Steps

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