CenturyLink has picked up VMware's global Cloud Provider of the Year award at the vendor's Partner Leadership Summit in California.
Fujitsu Cloud Technologies took out the award for the Asia Pacific Japan region at the annual awards which also saw Avnet pick up the gong for global distributor.
Kerrie-Anne Turner, VMware Australia and New Zealand senior director for general business and partners, says “We congratulate CenturyLink on winning the Global Cloud Provider of the Year Award and look forward to our continued collaboration.
“VMware and our partners will continue to empower organisations of all sizes with technologies that can accelerate their digital transformation."
Stuart Mills, CenturyLink Australia and New Zealand regional director, says: “With VMware at our core, CenturyLink is able to offer Australian businesses a global public cloud delivering enterprise-grade self-service computing, for VMware customers requiring all the benefits of public cloud, but wishing to remain on a VMware stack for ease of migration and high performance.
He says the award is testament to CenturyLink's commitment to enhancing its cloud portfolio with deeper integration of VMware technologies, benefiting channel partners and end users alike.
Ross Brown, VMware worldwide partners and alliances senior vice president, says the vendor's partner network deliver value and performance to a dynamic set of businesses globally and together the with VMware enable organisations ‘to harness the power of their digital transformation and help them thirve in today's competitive business environment'.