The CloudHealth Partner of the Year Award Program recognizes outstanding MSPs who have gone the extra mile to help customers optimize and govern their multicloud environments. Those MSPs provide valuable insights to help their customers manage their cloud costs while driving business transformation through the cloud.
“CloudHealth Partner of the Year winners are an elite group among hundreds of service providers globally,” said Bob Kilbride, Senior Director of Global Channels. “We are pleased to recognize these partners for their deep technical expertise and commitment to training, strong customer success, and investment in their go-to-market strategy.
2019 CloudHealth Partner of the Year Award Winners
- North America Partner of the Year: SHI
- North America East Partner of the Year: Presidio
- North America West Partner of the Year: Onica
- North America Emerging Partner of the Year: Rackspace
- Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Partner of the Year: Softcat
- EMEA North Partner of the Year: Bytes
- EMEA South Partner of the Year: DoIT
- EMEA Emerging Partner of the Year: SCC France
- Asia Pacific (APAC) Partner of the Year: Umbrella Infocare
- Latin America Partner of the Year: UOL Diveo
All of the winners of the Partner of the Year Awards have had massive success at leveraging CloudHealth to drive innovation and scale their business. The CloudHealth platform is used as the cornerstone of their managed cloud services, with each adding unique, value-added services. Each of the companies have enjoyed rapid growth and have proven themselves to be experts at accelerating business transformation throughout their customers’ cloud journey.
CloudHealth has been working hard to improve its partner program and invested heavily in the channel ecosystem in 2019. CloudHealth revamped its partner program to provide a clear path for advancement and added several enhanced services and features. The program now has a tiered structure based on partner certification, revenue, growth, and customer retention.
New sales enablement training has been provided and a dedicated session track was added to CloudLIVE specifically for MSPs, which provided best practices to adopt for the business as well as providing detailed technical information about cloud managed services by CloudHealth.
2019 has seen the addition of more than 50 new partners including Rackspace, Deloitte, InfoFabrica Consulting, Orion Solutions, TIVIT and Secure-24 and there has been a 90% increase in channel revenue compared to 2018.
There are now more than 200 professionals who are CloudHealth Certified via the Platform Administrator Associate or the Partner Platform Specialist certifications, and 1,000 partner professionals are now leveraging CloudHealth’s Partner Portal for onboarding, enablement, opportunity submission, and marketing campaign execution.
“Partners are a core focus of our business and we will continue to invest greatly in that ecosystem,” said Tom Axbey, Vice President and GM of CloudHealth by VMware.