For the first time, Cognizant has been named the 2020 Google Cloud Breakthrough Partner of the Year—Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The award recognizes one partner that emerged and expanded its partnership with Google Cloud this past year, resulting in outstanding growth in its client base and/or revenue.
Cognizant received the award for:
- Innovation and solution delivery for our clients using Google Cloud partner specializations.
- Expansion of our certification base to more than 1,700 certified Google Cloud architects.
- Sales and enablement, including the Google Cloud Summit, which was attended by 10,000 associates and led to more than 650 certifications within a month.
Cognizant and Google Cloud have collaborated to bring digital business solutions to the global market, focused on customer experience and success, accelerating time to business value, and capitalizing on digital opportunities with unmatched security and scale. Winning this award further validates Cognizant’s commitment to delivering cloud modernization with our recently formed Google Cloud Business Group.
“The Google Cloud Breakthrough Partner of the Year Award recognizes our differentiated cloud approach,” said Sanjiv Gossain, SVP, Global Head of Intelligence and Google Cloud Business Group at Cognizant. “Our practice enables continual reinvestment in innovation, future proofs technology decisions, and optimizes experiences, driving successful client outcomes.”
“We’re delighted to recognize Cognizant as our Breakthrough Partner of the Year - EMEA based on their rapid growth with Google Cloud and their commitment to customer success,” said Carolee Gearhart, Global Channel Chief at Google Cloud. “These annual awards recognize the significant commitment our partners like Cognizant have made to supporting customers’ digital transformations, as well as their extensive technical capabilities across Google Cloud solutions and products.”
Learn more about the Google Cloud Partner Awards here.