SINGAPORE - MediaOutReach - 20 January 2021 - Cloud Comrade was announced awinner in the Rising Star category atthe 2020 Microsoft Singapore Partner of the Year Awards. Held virtually for thefirst time, the annual event is aprestigious occasion to celebrate and reward Microsoft partners in Singaporewho have demonstrated unique excellencein innovation, driving transformation, and competitive differentiation in the delivery of customersolutions leveraging Microsoft technology.
Cloud Comrade was recognised forproviding outstanding solutions and services in the Rising Star category. TheSingapore Rising Star Partner of the Year Award is a new category introducedto recognise a Partner that has excelledin delivering outstanding business value and revenue growth; or has demonstrated ability to successfullymigrate their customers into Microsoft solutions.
Since its inception in 2014, CloudComrade has striven to become the best of breed managed cloud service provider by continuouslystrengthening their cloud capabilities. The company joined the Microsoft Partner Network in 2017, andsubsequently became a Microsoft Managed Partner in 2019. In the past one and half years, thecompany has been steadily growing its Azure competency. Their efforts were lauded by Microsoft in2020, where they clinched the Gold Cloud Platform competency. To date, the company has attainedover 50 Azure certifications.
Commenting on the win, Andy Waroma,Cloud Comrade's co-founder and co-managing director, said, "We are thrilled and honoured to winthe Microsoft Singapore Rising Star Partner of the Year Award. It was a challenging year for many ofour joint customers but together with Microsoft, we were able to overcome those challenges andhelp our customers to achieve their objectives. We are thankful to the Microsoft Singapore partnerteam who supported and encouraged us to achieve greater success in 2020. This accolade underscores Cloud Comrade'scommitment to deliver innovative andcustomised best-in-class solutions to support customers' digitaltransformation efforts and help them stayahead of their game."
Awards were presented for 19categories -- the highest number presented to date -- including three awards for Microsoft partners in APAC. Awardfinalists and winners were selected based on their solution's positive business impact, theircommitment to creating exceptional customer experiences, the strategic value and high impact of their solution onthe market, as well as their exemplaryuse of Microsoft technologies.
"In a year riddled with challengesand economic uncertainties, it is more important than ever that companies are able to innovate and digitallytransform to future-proof their businesses. Partners who have worked with us to empower ourcustomers to thrive amidst the chaos of 2020 receive due recognition, and we are pleased tocongratulate Cloud Comrade on being selected as Rising Star Partner of the Year at the 2020 Microsoft SingaporePartner of the Year Awards," said Gerald Leo, Director, Commercial Partners and Small Medium Enterprises Group,Microsoft Singapore. "Cloud Comrade isan excellent example of the commitment and innovation we see in ourMicrosoft Singapore partner community,and we will continue to work with all our partners to bring cutting edgesolutions to complex business challenges and provide digital transformationopportunities for our customers."
About Cloud Comrade
Cloud Comrade is a Singapore-basedcloud computing consultancy company with presence also in Indonesia and Malaysia. The company offers acomprehensive range of services from strategy and design, to deployment, migration andmanagement of customers' IT infrastructure. It has implemented hundreds of cloud projects withover 400 customers around the ASEAN region. Cloud Comrade partners with the best solutionproviders in the field of cloud computing and is a Microsoft Gold Cloud Partner. In January 2019, STTelemedia (sttelemedia.com), an active strategic investor specialising in communications & media, data centres andinfrastructure technology businesses, acquired majority stake in the company. More information on CloudComrade can be found at cloudcomrade.com.