Last week at Google Cloud Next ‘17, we recognized 12 partners for their strong customer success and solution innovation over the past year. These partners—our 2016 Global Partner Award winners—exemplify the dedication, expertise and innovation that our customers count on.
Recognizing solution innovation
Five technology partners were recognized for their technology expertise and commitment to delivering valuable products and solutions for customers. Our 2016 Global Partner Award winners for Solution Innovation are:LumAppsSlackLookerPalo Alto NetworksVirtru
LumApps team celebrating their Solution Innovation Award presented by Nan Boden, Head of Global Technology Partners for Google Cloud
Recognizing customer success
Sales and services partners nurture and support customer transformation and innovation. We recognized four sales and services partners that demonstrate outstanding sales, marketing and technical expertise to help businesses of all sizes transform with Google Cloud. Our 2016 Global Partner Awards winners for Customer Success are:G Suite Customer Success: SoftBankGCP Customer Success: DoITMaps Customer Success: Snowdrop SolutionsEducation Customer Success: CDW CorporationOn the devices side, we recognized SYNNEX Corporation for its built services, technologies and support to augment and enhance the Google device ecosystem.
In addition to our global winners, we also recognized partners by region:Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA): Wix, Reply, Ubilabs, g-company, CloudwiseAmericas: Onix, Xertica Labs, SADA Systems, Agosto, Promevo, Amplified IT, MaplinkAsia Pacific (APAC): KDDI, Searce, Mitac, Cloud Ace, Onigroup, SYNNEX Infotec, Learning with Technologies (LWT)2016 partners of the year
The Global Partner of the Year award recognizes organizations that are deeply committed to delivering value to Google Cloud customers, working with our teams at every level to push the boundaries of what we deliver to our joint customers.Global Technology Partner of the Year: PivotalGlobal Sales and Services Partner of the Year: Accenture
Bertrand Yansouni, VP of Global Partner Sales and Strategic Alliances for Google Cloud presenting Global Sales and Services Partner of the Year Award to Lisa Noon, Global Managing Director at Accenture.
Thank you to the Google Cloud ecosystemThese partners are a representation of the many partners doing incredible work across the Google Cloud ecosystem. Thank you to every partner helping our customers innovate faster, scale smarter and stay secure—and congratulations to the 2016 Google Cloud partner award winners.
Award recipients received a baseball bat customized with their award designation at AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants.
Nan Boden, Head of Global Technology Partners for Google Cloud and Andy Horwitz, Senior Director of Business and Corporate Development for Palo Alto Networks
All twelve partner teams onstage for a group photo