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Sunlight wins Quick Service Restaurant Digital Solutions at the IT Awards 2022


CAMBRIDGE, U.K. (September 7th, 2022) --, the edge infrastructure company, today announced its Most Innovative Quick Service Restaurant Digital Solutions category win at the IT Awards 2022. The awards honor the leading IT companies across the industry and Sunlight was recognised for the work we’re doing to help restaurant chains to improve customer experience with less IT infrastructure and management time.

The IT Awards 2022 is presented by SME News and recognises the role the IT sector has played during the pandemic - ensuring businesses stay connected, adapt, and continue to trade in an increasingly digital society. The IT Awards 2022 are judged purely on merit by a dedicated research team on a key set of criteria, including client dedication, innovation, business growth, longevity, online reputation, customer feedback and business performance.

Sunlight has been working with restaurant chains to fast-track digital transformation and cut the cost of delivering in-restaurant applications. Customers demand a better experience - personalization, touchless ordering, smart drive-thrus with pick-up times measured in seconds, and highly consistent food quality. A new type of in-restaurant infrastructure is required that can support all these new applications without costing the earth. With Sunlight, restaurant chains can run a mix of applications on small, rugged servers that can be managed from the central HQ.

“Restaurant chains had to react quickly to changes in consumer behavior and demand during the global pandemic that hit the world in early 2020,” said Sunlight Founder & CEO, Julian Chesterfield. “Plans for digital transformation have been brought forward by 5 years. They need to add new applications to improve customer experience across 100s or 1000s of locations, while continuing to run existing applications with high availability. We’re happy to be working with a number of restaurant chains to consolidate their infrastructure, automate processes and increase their pace of innovation.”

The winners can be found on the IT Awards website.

About Sunlight
The Sunlight Edge is a reliable, secure, zero-touch and economic infrastructure that helps turn your critical edge data into real-time insight and action across your retail stores, manufacturing lines and smart cities.

Sunlight makes running and managing applications and infrastructure at the edge as easy as in the cloud. Sunlight works with efficient, ruggedized edge hardware - so you can consolidate all of your in-location edge applications with full isolation, security and high availability.

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Hannah Mellow

Marketing Director

Date: 07 Sep 2022