Acclivis Technologies and Solutions (“Acclivis”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DeClout Limited, is pleased to announce that it has scooped the prestigious IT-as-aService Partner of the Year 2014 for the superior performance of its cloud business at the Canalys Channel Partner of the Year Asia Pacific (APAC) Awards held on 6 November 2014.
The Channel Partner of the Year APAC Awards is organised by Canalys, an independent analyst company in the IT industry that recognises outstanding performance in specific areas: Revenue Growth, Innovation and Transformation, Security, IT-as-a-Service, and Infrastructure Growth, together with an overall Channel Partner of the Year award. The IT-as-a-Service category judges nominees on how much business is derived from cloud and the profitability of their business. Winners were selected from the nominations received by a panel of Canalys analysts, who took into consideration how each partner had made sustainable investments for the future, its performance, its demonstrated expertise and the resulting business value generated for its customers.
We are extremely proud to be the winner of the Canalys Asia Pacific Partner of the Year in the IT-as-a-Service category. This award demonstrates that our cloud business model, go-to-market strategies and performance are well recognised, allowing us to bag home this honour.
In addition to this win, Acclivis is also recognised as a Cloud OS Network (COSN) Partner by Microsoft on the same day. COSN is a worldwide group of select service providers that collaborate closely with Microsoft to offer customers hybrid cloud and Microsoft Azure-enabled solutions. Acclivis was selected to be Microsoft’s COSN Partner in Singapore based on Acclivis’ cloud-related expertise, technological ability and consistent track record of deploying cloud solutions that uses Microsoft technology.
As further recognition of Acclivis’ cloud capabilities, the company also received the SS584: 2013 MultiTiered Cloud Security (MTCS) Certification awarded by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) on 7 November 2014. The 3-year certification recognises Acclivis’ adherence to sound risk management and cloud computing security standards for its Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service cloud offerings. It further allows Acclivis to qualify for the IDA Cloud Service Tender 1242, opening more opportunities for public sector corporations to adopt our cloud offerings.
Cloud is one of our core businesses in which we have made every effort to enhance our product offerings, service quality and network security. The Canalys award, Microsoft partnership and MTCS certification are testament to the tremendous progress that Acclivis has made in growing our cloud business. Our achievements will spur us to continue to offer best-ofbreed cloud offerings such that we stay as one of the leading cloud providers in Asia Pacific.