Winners include two technology giants from Mexico and Brazil
Mexico [October 22, 2019] – Vertiv, a leader in critical infrastructure solutions for data centers, communications network and industrial networks and environments, announced that two Latin American giants – users of Vertiv’s solutions and services – were recognized as data center standouts in the region by DCD Latin America Awards 2019.
The DCD Latin America program spotlights companies which actively contribute to the growth of the digital economy in Latin America, and winning is a highly coveted achievement in the global data center market. The winners are chosen by popular vote by an independent jury of more than 20 experts – men and women who represent segments such as telecom, universities, hospitals, engineering, and consulting companies.
Vertiv data center customers won in three categories at the DCD Latin America Awards 2019, as follows:
Best Data Center Project – KIO Networks of Mexico for EDGE DC – KIO Atom Park
Best Innovation in the Energy Efficiency of a Data Center – Dataprev of Brazil
Data Center Manager of the Year – Hector Aceves, KIO Networks of Mexico
“We congratulate both KIO and Dataprev for their achievements and for winning these awards. Vertiv is proud of our partnerships with some of the biggest digital players in Latin America, and our contributions to their data center availability, efficiency and innovation,” said Fernando Garcia, vice president of Vertiv Latin America. “Our region is experiencing a major digital transformation, and in this journey, Vertiv’s solutions are a competitive advantage, a key element to ensure the growth of customer companies. As architects of continuity, Vertiv is committed to collaborating with our customers in building future-ready digital infrastructures.”
According to Garcia, Vertiv has made investments in the Latin America region to ensure their partners are ready and supported in this digital transformation journey. “We have more than 600 professionals specializing in digital infrastructure solutions supporting six countries. Our breadth of power, thermal, IT management, integrated technologies and lifecycle services enable our customers to achieve their business results.”
This is the eighth edition of the awards program created by Data Center Dynamics (DCD) – a media and events company with a focus on the global data center industry. The DCD Latin America Awards 2019 ceremony took place Sept. 25 in Mexico City, during the DCD Mexico 2019 event. The jury judged submissions from 80 companies to identify the most innovative data centers in the award categories.
Vertiv brings together hardware, software, analytics and ongoing services to ensure its customers’ vital applications run continuously, perform optimally and grow with their business needs. Vertiv solves the most important challenges facing today’s data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial facilities with a portfolio of power, cooling and IT infrastructure solutions and services that extends from the cloud to the edge of the network. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, USA, Vertiv employs around 20,000 people and does business in more than 130 countries. For more information, and for the latest news and content from Vertiv, visit Vertiv.com.
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