Entries for the prestigious CNET Networks UK Business Technology Awards are now open, with the call for entries going out to the best and brightest across the technology industry.
Last year's event was the most successful yet, and winning an award has become one of the most sought-after accolades for all those involved in business technology in the UK.
There are award categories for both suppliers and users who want to showcase their advances and innovations at the awards. The judging panel, comprising a broad range of industry experts, is co-chaired by ZDNet UK site director Matt Loney and Tony Hallett, site director of our sister site silicon.com.
Worthy of special mention this year is the introduction of the Green IT Initiative of the Year award, reflecting increasing environmental concerns within the industry and the positive role IT can play in protecting the environment.
The final closing date for nominations is 5pm on 31 May, with the winners being announced at a gala dinner to be held at the London Hilton on Park Lane on 24 September.
Full details of how to enter can be found on the awards website. This year's categories are:
- Green IT Initiative of the Year
- Enterprise Hardware Product of the Year
- Enterprise Software Product of the Year
- Networking Product of the Year
- Security Product of the Year
- Mobile Product or Service of the Year
- UK Internet Innovation of the Year
- UK Technology Partnership of the Year
There are also categories for the best IT projects in key vertical markets, such as the public sector, financial services, retail and leisure and telecommunications, as well as awards for IT Services Technology Project of the Year, UK Technology Marketing Campaign of the Year and UK Technology PR Campaign of the Year.