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Trailblazers, Transformers, and True Givers: See 2019’s Finalists for our .NEXT Customer Awards!

By Wendy M. Pfeiffer

Every year during the .NEXT awards nomination process we’re fascinated, inspired, and moved by what Nutanix customers are doing to make a difference—in their datacenters, their businesses, and the world. This year is certainly no exception.

We are honored to recognize some of the most innovative companies, IT leaders and technology teams in the industry. Join us in Anaheim when we announce the winners in each category on main stage at the .NEXT Conference on Wednesday, May 8th.

Cloud Trailblazer Award Finalists

This award recognizes a senior executive (CIO or VP-level) who has demonstrated excellence in technology leadership through innovation in his or her datacenter strategy, which has directly resulted in meaningful business impact to the organization.

  • Caesars Entertainment – Jay Fredericks, SVP – Global IT Infrastructure and Operations
  • Compass Group France – Olivier Malvezin, CIO
  • Traffix Inc. – Mark Southey, Managing Partner

Cloud Transformers Award Finalists

Here we honor a team that has helped elevate and evolve their organization through innovation in the datacenter, with demonstrable resulting benefits in customer experience, operational savings, increased availability and efficiency.

  • Exelon Corporation
  • HCA Healthcare
  • Nike

DevOps Rockstar Award Finalists

Breaking down silos between IT infrastructure, IT Ops and App Development teams requires collaboration, insight, agility and the right technology. This award honors those IT teams who worked together to accelerate the development and roll out of business-critical apps.

  • GDIT
  • Mercedes Benz Financial Services
  • VIP

.heart Giving Back Award Finalists

Finally, our .heart award recognizes a socially responsible organization that has dedicated time, resources, and energy toward STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) programs and diversity initiatives or a program to give back to their community.

  • Aetna
  • Bottomline Technologies
  • Jefferson Center for Mental Health

Special thanks to our esteemed panel of judges: Dan Feliz, General Manager IT Infrastructure, JetBlue Airways; Eric Slack, Senior Analyst, Evaluator Group; and Wendy Pfeiffer, CIO, Nuatnix.

Join us in Anaheim to celebrate the award winners! For more details on the full conference agenda, please visit the .NEXT Conference website.

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