Virtustream Receives SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2019 for ISV Innovation
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 1, 2019--Virtustream, the enterprise-class cloud company and a Dell Technologies business, today announced it is the recipient of an SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2019 for ISV Innovation. Awards were presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to top-performing SAP partners in the North America region that have made outstanding contributions to driving SAP customers’ digital transformation. Recipients of this year’s awards have been – in partnership with SAP – helping customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more simply with SAP solutions.
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From Left to Right: Drew Fassett - Virtustream, VP of North America Sales and Acting Head of Global Sales; Kevin Dattolico - Virtustream, SVP of Global Pre-Sales; Jeff Thurston - SAP, Sr. Director, ISV & Platform Partnerships; Todd McNabb - Virtustream; Henrik Wagner - Virtustream, Global SAP Practice Lead; Michael Harding - Virtustream, SAP CTO; Camilla Dahlen - SAP, Head of North America ISV & Platform Partnerships; Mike Wells - SAP, VP ISV & Platform Partnerships (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are extremely proud to receive the SAP North America Partner Excellence Award for ISV Innovation,” said Deepak Patil, senior vice president, product and technology, Virtustream. “We have always been dedicated to our partnership with SAP and being an innovation leader.”
Selected from SAP’s wide-ranging partner base, nominations for the SAP Partner Excellence Awards were based on internal SAP sales data. A steering committee composed of SAP representatives determined winning partners in each category according to numerous criteria such as sales achievement and performance. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, including overall sales, innovation, technology, services and solution-specific areas.
“The SAP Partner Excellence Awards are a testament to the amazing work and value that is delivered by our partners day in and day out to ensure our customers are successful,” said Marc Monday, vice president, ecosystem and channels for SAP North America. “I’m honored to recognize and congratulate Virtustream as the recipient of the SAP North America Partner Excellence Award 2019 for ISV Innovation. We look forward to continuing to work closely together in 2019.”
Virtustream has a proven track record of working with businesses that use SAP solutions to accelerate their SAP application cloud journey as a part of their overall digital transformation strategy. Virtustream’s comprehensive portfolio of managed services supports customers throughout this journey with personal, dedicated care. The company recently completed a total SAP system migration for Smithfield Foods, Inc., a $15 billion global food company, moving its systems onto a single, unified SAP S4/HANA platform on Virtustream Enterprise Cloud, with a projected savings of approximately $3M over the next three years. Additionally, Virtustream was one of the first global cloud providers to offer the SAP Data Hub solution via Virtustream® Enterprise Cloud, which from planning to integration to optimization, and from the infrastructure through to the application management level, allows customers to accelerate and expand the flow of data across their organization from a single location.
Virtustream received its award during the SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting Las Vegas, an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners. It is SAP’s largest yearly sales meeting, intended to gain and exchange information on SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, business growth opportunities and product innovations as well as drive success during the upcoming year.
Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, is the enterprise class cloud service and software provider trusted by enterprises worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream’s xStream® management platform and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud – whether private, public or hybrid.
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