Magnificent seven vie for Tech Team of the Year award

Techies unveils 2021 shortlist.

A record seven organisations will compete in the Tech Team of the Year category at the Techies Awards 2021.

A2Z Cloud, Digital Wonderlab, Cervus Defence, Computer Network Defence, Green Machine Computers, ISN and Smarter Media will lock horns at the awards which are organised and hosted by The Business Exchange.

The Thrings-sponsored Tech Team of the Year award will be presented to the team who can best demonstrate its ability to work collaboratively to deliver results for themselves, their business and their clients.

The shortlisted organisations were revealed last week following an extensive review by a judging panel which includes Kate Westbrook, partner and head of commercial at Thrings.

The winners of this year’s Tech Team of the Year award – which will be announced at a virtual event on Thursday 4 November - will take their place alongside previous recipients Excalibur Communications (2020), GEL Studios (2019) and Purple Lime (2018).

Organisations from Swindon and Wiltshire’s thriving and innovative IT community will vie for top honours in a total of twelve categories at the awards, now in their fourth year.

The categories for the Techies 2021 are:

  • Best Tech Security
  • Best Tech Start-up
  • Best Tech Support Service
  • Best User Experience
  • Cutting IT
  • Driven by Data
  • Flying the Flag for Swindon & Wiltshire Tech
  • Future Tech Superstar
  • Most Innovative Tech Solution
  • Social Impact
  • Tech Team of the Year
  • Using Tech to Transform Business

Anita Jaynes, owner of The Business Exchange, adds: “The awards have again shone the light on some amazing techie talent that would otherwise have gone unnoticed without the help of our award scheme.

“A huge congratulations to all our finalists. The competition was fierce with lots of debate from the judges before our final cut could be announced.” For more information about the Techies 2021, please visit