The Best Modular Deployment Award in Europe, Middle East and Africa, has been awarded to LAMDA HELLIX during the DatacenterDynamics EMEA Awards 2016, for the deployment of a containerized data center solution fully powered by renewable energy sources.

LAMDA HELLIX has been awarded for a project implemented on behalf of GRNET. This new eco, high-density data center is fully powered by Louros River, employing the area’s water resources and achieving energy savings up to 70%. The data center operates into containers, designed by LAMDA HELLIX and in accordance with the natural environment and the local weather conditions.

DatacenterDynamics EMEA Awards 2016 are considered to be the “Oscars” of the data center industry and is the most recognized awards institution worldwide. They are part of a world-wide series dedicated to recognising excellence in the design and operation of the full range of data center and cloud infrastructure. The awards ceremony took place on December, 7th in London.

Giannis Noulis, Director Integration & Consulting Services of LAMDA HELLIX, has stated: “In every data center project we undertake in LAMDA HELLIX, we strive to deliver energy efficient solutions that combine state-of-the-art technologies and environmental protection. We are very proud that we have deployed such a challenging and innovative project as a containerized data center that is powered exclusively upon renewable energy sources. We are honoured to receive the DatacenterDynamics Award for Modular Deployment recognizing us as a pioneer in green data center market within EMEA region”.

Evangelos Floros, Project Manager HPC Team Lead of GRNET, has also stated: “Our goal was the implementation of a cutting-edge and high-efficient data center that would extend and advance the infrastructure of our network. Working with LAMDA HELLIX for the deployment of this project turned out to be one of the most reliable and innovative choices. The award of our partners for this project is the climax of our perfect cooperation and the proof that the local ICT industry is highly innovative and capable to develop world-class infrastructures”.