See who won at the Rising Stars Awards 2020


2020 has been a hard year for many, and no-one could argue that new starters in IT have had it easy. On the other hand, the huge scale of cloud adoption, massive workplace shift and associated security challenges have been a training ground like no other. E5-2630 v3

In the  - now in their second year - we honour those people who have made a real impact in their first years in the IT sector. Whether an engineer, security specialist or cloud professional, they deserve recognition for the outstanding and innovative work they are performing.

Although sometimes overlooked in favour of their more experienced colleagues, new starters have key skills to offer any workplace, and often approach problems in ways that long-serving employees wouldn't consider. Celebrating those moments is part of the Awards: we recognise and identify the sector's future leaders, as well as shining the spotlight on the organisations and individuals that help to foster and develop new talent in the industry.

We're now pleased to announce that, after an intense judging process, we are ready to reveal the winners of the Rising Stars Awards.

To view the winners, simply visit our dedicated new . As well as finding out who the outstanding individuals and companies are, you can hear from our judges as they discuss what they were personally looking for in each category, as well as their thoughts on the winners.

Open to anyone with less than 10 years in the IT space, or companies who are making a significant contribution to recognising and rewarding new talent, the Rising Stars Awards are an opportunity to focus on all of the positives to come from peoples' hard work and determination over the last year. We are looking for the IT leaders of the future, and we hope you'll join us again in 2021.