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Indian AWS partner BlazeClan sets sights on ANZ markets

12 Sep 2017

Indian AWS partner BlazeClan has turned its focus on the Australian and New Zealand markets with the opening of an office in Sydney.

The new office will be headed up by former Capgemini executive Armit Bassi, with the company providing cloud advisory migration and deployment, product development, managed services and big data and analytics.

Bassi, who takes on the role of BlazeClan Technologies Australia and New Zealand managing partner, says with the launch of its ANZ operations, BlazeClan is ‘poised to support the businesses as they strongly embrace cloud based solutions’.

“We have noticed an increasing demand of cloud services in the local market and our offerings and capabilities are ready to support this increasing cloud adoption,” Bassi says.

“Our focus in Australia will be on growing relationships with customers and strengthening our partner ecosystem across Asia Pacific,” he adds.

Bassi, who was previously VP - head of managed services business for Capgemini Australia, says the company will be investing in talent, creating jobs and also leveraging existing capabilities across the globe to service the local markets.

The Sydney office is BlazeClan’s fourth APAC office, joining Singapore, Malaysia and India. The AWS premier APN consulting partner and managed service partner also has offices in Belgium, the United States and Canada.

Varoon Rajani, BlazeClan Technologies chief executive, says Australia and New Zealand are important regions for the company ‘as we are determined in aiding digital transformation for our customers around the world and with this expansion our commitment strengthens and grows multifold’.

BlazeClan says its customer base spans a broad set of vertical markets including banking, financial services and insurance industries, and media and entertainment, with a focus on high-scale start-ups, independent software vendors and enterprises.

Stefan Jansen, AWS Australia and New Zealand head of channels and alliances, says “It’s exciting to see BlazeClan entering the ANZ market to help customers from a wide range of industries take advantage of the significant benefits of the cloud to help reduce the costs of managing IT, but more importantly become more agile and go global.”

Jansen says BlazeClan are a ‘fantastic’ addition to the AWS partner ecosystem in Australia and New Zealand.

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