Channel Asia is preparing to honour the leading technology providers across ASEAN as the channel ecosystem comes together for the inaugural Innovation Awards.
Reflective of IDG’s increasing commitment to the region, the Awards will honour outstanding work through customer value and innovation, with more than 200 nominations submitted across six countries.
In total, 76 organisations are represented, including more than 40 partners, over 20 vendors and 10 distributors.
The most competitive field is at partner level, with the Awards set to bring together the most diverse and wide-ranging channel ecosystem under one roof during the celebration dinner, which will be held on Thursday 14 November at Andaz Singapore.
To celebrate this milestone, Channel Asia has profiled the 42 channel partner finalists represented during the inaugural Awards, following an overwhelming response from the market.
Partner finalists span the entire channel ecosystem, ranging from value-added resellers, system integrators, managed service providers (MSPs) and cloud specialists, to consultancy giants, independent software vendors (ISVs), start-ups and global system integrators (GSIs).
From a technology perspective, finalist partners specialise in the delivery of cloud, software, digital and security solutions, in addition to data centre, networking, mobility and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Key vendors represented through the portfolio include SAP, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and Google Cloud, alongside Cisco, VMware, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Dell Technologies among others.
Specific to location, most partners have strong representation across ASEAN, with key presence in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, as well as the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
Here’s a full rundown of the channel partners shortlisted:
As SAP’s leading partner, with over 40 years of experience across the entire SAP solutions portfolio, Accenture’s capabilities span end-to-end enterprise functions. Bringing together the knowledge and experience of over 5000 skilled professionals from the Accenture Technology Centre in the Philippines, the consultancy giant continues to invest in learning, enablement, and certification to support a large range of clientele across Southeast Asia.
- Philippines / ASEAN
Advanced Information Technology
Advanced Information Technology is a leader in designing, developing and installing the national information technology network system, with a heritage stretching more than 20 years in Thailand. Key areas of expertise include the delivery of managed services across networking, cloud and data centre technologies, leveraging vendors such as Cisco, NetApp and F5 Networks, alongside HP and VMware.
With almost 30 years of expertise in business technology, AsiaPac is a specialist in the provision of managed modernised data centre infrastructure, hybrid cloud and enterprise computing device solutions. Key vendor expertise spans AWS, Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, alongside Cisco, Lenovo and VMware among others.
- Singapore / ASEAN
Atos IT Solutions and Services
Atos specialises in driving digital transformation in large enterprises across various industries, covering strategy and roadmap to execution in Thailand. Atos offers a broad range of technologies from ERP to digital offerings across retail, manufacturing and healthcare among others.
Avanade is a leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Powered by Accenture Microsoft Business Group - Avanade helps companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimise operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform.
Blazeclan is a born-in-the-cloud AWS Premier and Microsoft Gold Partner, operating among the world’s leading providers of public cloud services with a proven history of helping enterprises unlock the value of cloud computing. The business has been providing customers across the globe with cloud advisory services, cloud migration, DevOps and automation expertise, in addition to big data and analytics, cloud-native application development and next-gen cloud managed services.
Blue Wireless offers 4G/LTE based networking solutions which provide enterprise customers with flexible and cost-effective connectivity for branches, remote sites, vessels and vehicles across Southeast Asia.
Cloud Ace offers consulting, development and support for Google Cloud Platform. With headquarters in Japan, the business has expanded engineering capabilities to Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan and Singapore, obtaining eight Google Cloud Specialisations in the process.
Cloud Comrade is a Singapore-headquartered cloud MSP working with leading cloud providers such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and Alibaba Cloud. The business provides cloud migrations and managed services for commercial and public sector organisations across ASEAN.
Cybertrend Intrabuana is an Indonesian technology company established in 2011, focusing on delivering data analytics-related services and solutions. This includes business intelligence, data analytics, data science, AI and machine learning solutions with deep expertise in several lines of industries.
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