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Cloudflare names Rackspace global MSP partner of the year

By Shannon Williams
Thu 11 Feb 2021
FYI, this story is more than a year old

Cloudflare has announced the winners of its inaugural 2020 Partner Awards that recognises its partner companies and representatives worldwide.

Rackspace Technology was named as the Cloudflare’s Worldwide Managed Services Provider Partner of the Year, honouring its place as the top-performing MSP partner across APAC, the Americas and EMEA.
 
"These Awards recognise our partner companies and representatives worldwide who stood out this past year for their investments in acquiring technical expertise in our offerings, for delivering innovative applications and services built on Cloudflare, and for their commitment to customer success," says Matthew Harrell, global head of channels & Aaliances for Cloudflare.

"The unprecedented challenges in 2020 have reinforced how critical it is to have a secure, performant, and reliable Internet. 

"Throughout these turbulent times, our partners have been busy innovating and helping organisations of all sizes and in various industries," he says. 

"By protecting and accelerating websites, applications, and teams with Cloudflare, our partners have helped these organisations adjust, seize new opportunities, and thrive."

Harrell adds, "Congratulations to each of our award winners. Cloudflare’s mission of helping build a better Internet is more important than ever.  

"And our partners are more critical than ever to achieving our mission. Testifying to Cloudflare’s global reach, our honourees represent companies headquartered in 16 countries," he says.

Cloudflare Partner of the Year Honourees, 2020

Worldwide MSP Partner of the Year: Rackspace Technology
Honours the top performing managed services provider (MSP) partner across Cloudflare’s three sales geographies: Americas, APAC, and EMEA.

Cloudflare APAC Partner Awards

Distributor of the Year: Softdebut Co., Ltd
Honours the top performing distributor that has best represented Cloudflare and positioned partners to secure customer sales and growth revenue streams.

Services Partner of the Year: Pacific Tech Pte Ltd
Honours the technology alliance that has delivered stellar business outcomes and demonstrated continued commitment to our joint customers.

Partner Systems Engineers (SEs) of the Year:
Honours the first three individuals who have achieved four key certifications and have demonstrated depth of knowledge and expertise in those fields.

Shim Chin Leong, Excer Global Sdn Bhd
Alex Yang, Omni Intelligent Services, Inc.
Eric Tung, Primary Guard Sdn Bhd

Most Valuable Players of the Year:
Honours top achievers who not only provided stellar service to our joint customers, but also built new business value by tapping into the power of network, relationships, and ecosystems.

Eric Cheng, NC Services Limited
Shripad Dhole, Wipro Limited

Cloudflare Americas Partner Awards

Partner of the Year: Optiv Security
Honours the top performing partner that has demonstrated phenomenal sales achievement in 2020.

Joint Solutions Partner of the Year: Sumo Logic
Honours the technology alliance that has delivered stellar business outcomes and demonstrated continued commitment to our joint customers.

New Partner of the Year: GuidePoint Security
Honours the partner who, although new to the Cloudflare Partner Network in 2020, has already made substantial investments to grow our shared business.

Partner Systems Engineers (SEs) of the Year:
Honours the partner SEs who have demonstrated depth of knowledge and expertise in Cloudflare solutions through earned certifications and also outstanding delivery of customer service in the practical application of Cloudflare technology solutions to customers’ technical and business challenges.

Stephen Semmelroth, Stratacore
Bill Franklin, AVANT
Kyle Rohan, GuidePoint Security
Ryan Nieva, Optiv Security

Most Valuable Players  of the Year:
Honours top achievers who not only provided stellar service to our joint customers, but also built new business value by tapping into the power of network, relationships, and ecosystems.

Manooch Hosseini and Isaac Liu, Optiv
Leo Perez, RKON
Bill Milone, GuidePoint Security
Kati Graff, Adapture

Cloudflare EMEA Partner Awards

Partner of the Year: Safenames
Honours the top performing partner that has demonstrated phenomenal sales achievement in 2020.

Distributor of the Year: V-Valley
Honours the top performing distributor that has best represented Cloudflare and positioned partners to secure customer sales and growth revenue streams.

New Partner of the Year: Synopsis
Honours a new partner to the Cloudflare Partner Network this year that has already made substantial investments to grow our shared business.

Cloudflare Certification Champions: KUWAITNET, Origo, WideOps
Honours partner companies whose teams earned the highest total number of Cloudflare certifications.

Partner Systems Engineers (SEs) of the Year:
Honours the partner SEs who have demonstrated depth of knowledge and expertise in Cloudflare solutions through earned certifications and also outstanding delivery of customer service in the practical application of Cloudflare technology solutions to customers’ technical and business challenges.

Mika Peltonen, Ambientia
Illia Melnikov, BAKOTECH
Jobin Joseph and Varghese George, KUWAITNET
Gulaugur Garar Eyrsson, Origo
Vahid Madi, Synopsis
Roberto Lpez Snchez, V-Valley
 

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