Cloud Accelerate Summit and Awards brings into focus cloud adoption trends in region


Awards presented to leaders of cloud adoption in region and premier providers of cloud focused solutions

The Cloud Accelerate Summit and Awards, organized by and Leap Media Solutions, witnessed a grand finale with the Awards ceremony held at the Habtoor Palace hotel in Dubai, following a virtual summit earlier in the day.

The summit brought to the fore various aspects around the adoption trends of the cloud in the region and these were discussed at length through a series of panel discussions and keynotes with participation from industry experts. The event highlighted the role of the Cloud as a key enabler and accelerator of the much needed digital transformation more extensively since the pandemic began.

R. Narayan, Co-Founder and editor in chief of Leap Media Solutions and said, “Organizations are now much more confident of cloud adoption, boosted by the arrival of regional datacenters set up by the large public cloud providers. An increasing number of organizations now follow a cloud first policy as far as IT investments go.”

The in-person Awards ceremony Gala event at the Habtoor Palace hotel in Dubai, was an occasion to recognize and celebrate those who have taken the lead in adopting cloud as part of their digital transformation initiatives. The event also recognized solutions providers who are facilitating cloud adoption more extensively with their leading edge solutions and go to market strategies.

Saumyadeep Halder, Co-Founder and MD of Leap Media Solutions said, “The Pandemic has played a key role in helping accelerate cloud adoption. We have been privileged to hand over awards to those who have been championing cloud adoption in their organizations along with other categories of recognitions for the industry.”

Mallika Rego, Co-Founder and Director, Client Relations at Leap Media Solutions said, “We are happy to hold such industry events that provide a platform to hold constructive industry discussions and provide exchange of expert insights. This event follows the earlier Future Workspace Transformation Awards held in July and we intend to bring more such events in 2022.”

The event’s Platinum sponsors were NetApp, Logicom, Site24x7, Dell Technologies and Ingram Micro.The Gold sponsors of the event included Team Viewer, Finesse, D-Link, Intel, Lenovo, Pure Storage, Exclusive Networks, Sophos and Mindfire Technologies. Acronis was the Silver partner.


Cloud Transformation Champion of the Year Awards
Shabeer Mohammed
Joseph Aninias
Shah E Room Khan
Yousif Odeh
Padam Sundar Kafle
Aliasgar Bohari
Mohammad Qattash
Will Douglas
Tinto Thomas
Ahmed Al Marzooqi
Mamoun T. Alhomssey
Sreedhar Suragouni
Anshul Srivastav
Mishel John
Yahyah Pandor
Tamer Hamed
Umesh Moolchandani
Samit Jha
Younis Othman
Vinay Sharma
Hosam Abdulwahab
Ahmed Sabri
Sumith Poolappan
Hicham Alrayis
Sarfaraz Ahmed
Aditya Kaushik
Mohammed Rahman Macheri
Saifuddin K Hussain
Mashkoor Mirza
Santhosh John Thomas
Mubarik Hussain
Jamil Rashdi
Ahmad Kahlout
Gigi Mathew Thomas
Imad Taha
Eyad Kashkash
Saymaad Mansoor
Cloud Security Champion of the Year
Hussein Shafik
Hussain AlKhalsan
Anoop Kumar
Ramachandra Raju
Mohammed Majid Hussain
Sandeep Mishra



Cloud Transformation of the Year’ winners list
Abu Dhabi University
Adyard Abudhabi LLC.
Fine Hygienic Holding
Al Baker
GEMS Education
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
Premier Inn Middle East
Aster Hosptials UAE
Oman Insurance Company
Vendor Awards
Category Winner name
 Data Centre Solutions Vendor of the Year Lenovo
 Multi Cloud Security Vendor of the Year Sophos
Multi-Cloud Data Management Vendor of the Year NetApp
Cloud Enabled Networking Vendor of the Year D-Link
Digital Transformation Vendor of the Year Dell Technologies
Cloud Data Protection Vendor of the Year Acronis
Storage as a Service Vendor of the Year Pure Storage
Remote Connectivity Vendor of the Year TeamViewer
IT Monitoring Vendor of the Year Site24x7 by Zoho Corp.
Distributor Awards
Category Winner name
Cybersecurity VAD of the year
Cloud Infrastructure VAD of the Year Logicom
Enterprise VAD of the Year Ingram Micro
Cloud Management Platform of the Year TrackMyCloud by Redington
Solution Provider Awards
Category winner name
SI of the Year Finesse
MSP of the Year Mindfire Technologies
Cloud Services Provider of the Year Moro Hub


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