(The Hosting News) – Bill Strain, CTO of iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM), the UK managed hosting and cloud computing services company, has been named IT Leader of the Year at the inaugural IT Pro awards in London.
IT Pro is a leading website that provides business and technology decision-makers with global news, analysis and insight into IT. It launched its first awards this year to recognise ‘the best of the best’ in the IT industry in the UK.
Bill Strain said: “I’m delighted to have won this prestigious award on behalf of all the staff at iomart who have helped the company enjoy such a successful year. More and more customers are looking to us for cloud services and this award can only help us in our drive to become a leading and trusted provider of cloud computing and managed hosting.”
It has been another good year for the iomart Group during which Bill Strain has overseen the launch of a new cloud division Westcoastcloud and a new customer control panel for iomart Hosting’s customers plus the development of the company’s esafety software Netintelligence for the iPad and iPhone.
Maggie Holland, editor of IT Pro, said: “The winners have made a real impact on business technology users in the past 12 months and we look forward to seeing how they continue to meet and exceed expectations in the year to come.”
Angus MacSween, CEO of iomart Group plc, added: “Bill has been with iomart for over a decade and continues to help the company deliver what customers want, namely secure and reliable hosting. This is a terrific award for Bill and the dedicated team that works with him.”
iomart Group plc is Scottish Digital IT Company of the Year 2011 and is ranked as one of the top 25 cloud services providers in the world by Talkin’ Cloud 50.
For more information about iomart Group plc visit www.iomart.com