London, UK, 10 April 2019 – Claranet, a global technology services provider, today announced that it has received the 2018 Google Cloud EMEA Breakthrough Partner of the Year award. This award was presented at the Partner Summit at Google Cloud Next’19 in San Francisco, and comes in recognition of Claranet’s expertise and success with Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Claranet was recognised for the company’s achievements in the Google Cloud ecosystem, helping joint customers to take advantage of the transformational benefits of GCP, leverage Google Cloud’s advanced data toolsets and achieve competitive advantage. The award follows a year of heavy investment by Claranet in its GCP capabilities, in which it doubled its GCP-focused team, collected a raft of new GCP certifications, and developed more strategic ties with Google Cloud’s TMT team. As a result of these efforts, Claranet secured a spate of new business wins in 2018 and saw its Google Cloud-linked sales pipeline increase by 250%.

Tanaz Gould, Consultancy Director at Claranet, commented: “Google Cloud is a strategically-important partner for us and our rapidly-growing cloud practice, and, as such, we are delighted to be named Google Cloud’s 2018 EMEA Breakthrough Partner of the Year. Our increasingly-close links with the team at GCP, and their ongoing support and training, have been integral to our success with the platform and ensuring that we can continue to help our customers do amazing things.”

“We’re thrilled to recognise Claranet as the Google Cloud 2018 EMEA Breakthrough Partner of the Year,” said Carolee Gearhart, Vice President, Worldwide Channel Sales at Google Cloud. “Claranet has proven their expertise in Google Cloud and has demonstrated their commitment to customer success over the past year. We’re excited to keep building our partnership with Claranet as more and more customers look to our ecosystem to help them succeed in the cloud.”

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