Press release: July 7th 2017
Basefarm has upgraded its relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to become a Global Channel Reseller. Basefarm can now provide an even better end-to-end service for their customers’ mission critical applications.
Basefarm has joined the AWS Global Channel Reseller Program and is now able to resell AWS cloud computing services to commercial and public sector customers. Basefarm is now better able to help customers improve productivity, become more agile and reduce risk in their most important applications.
“This growing relationship enables us to launch new services faster. It is a stepping stone as we continually improve our
service to our customers.”
Stefan Månsby, VP of Innovation at Basefarm
“We are very excited to see that our relationship with Basefarm is strengthening, says Darren Mowry, head of operations for AWS in the Nordics. They’ve shown a great commitment to us and we are looking forward to doing exciting things for customers in the future.”
Basefarm can now provide access to AWS’s broad collection of cloud services such as infrastructure, core and platform services, technical and business support, administration, automation and monitoring, in addition to competent advice on how AWS can best work for them. Basefarm also gives added benefits through their own innovative hybrid cloud solutions.
“Basefarm adds value on top of the infrastructure and core service offered by AWS,” Månsby continues. “We are able to improve management of our customers’ mission critical applications, so it is a good match.”
With this improved capacity Basefarm can help companies and organizations who want to migrate to the cloud, provide guidance for security, manage services and deliver innovative hybrid cloud solutions. Basefarm customers also have access to round-the-clock local AWS support.
Specializing in mission critical solutions has always been Basefarm’s main focus throughout their long history. With AWS, Basefarm is able to offer end-to-end responsibility for services that supports the customers’ digital transformation.
“Our core offering is centralized around the customer,” Månsby continues. “We think of the big picture, present options, offer solutions and make sure everything works. Customer flexibility and the quality of our service is the most important thing for Basefarm.”
“We needed a solution to improve our global customer experience and AWS functionality with DNS service is a great support for us, we work closely with Basefarm and find it easy to interact with a local cloud partner who knows us and our solutions” says Spencer Morley, Chief Operations Officer at Farmforce, and one of Basefarm’s customers.
The AWS Global Channel Reseller Program is designed for Amazon Partner Network Consulting Partners who have built their AWS practice to include professional services and management of end customer AWS deployments. To qualify for the program a partner must meet strict requirements such as staff certifications, training and professional accreditations.
Basefarm is a European managed service provider for mission critical it. With 17 years’ experience in managing on-line systems and applications, we help our customers achieve their digital ambitions. We are a truly hybrid cloud provider combining our local cloud platforms and public clouds. With focus on close collaboration we make IT a true business enabler for our customers with services ranging from colocation in Basefarm's data centers to fully managed solutions. Our experts support our customers in Big Data, Hybrid Cloud and Information Security. Founded in the Nordics we are today 500 employees in Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany and Austria.
Basefarm was ranked # 1 in service delivery in Whitelanes IT Outsourcing study Nordics 2016, recognized by Gartner as Cool Vendors in the European Cloud Computing Market 2015 for our unique methodology in application management. Basefarm group member, The unbelievable machine company *um (Germany and Austria), was named by Gartner as Cool Vendor in the category of "Information Infrastructure and Big Data", and recently selected by the Experton Group as a "Big Data Leader" for the second consecutive year.
Benefit from the value of using public clouds, such as Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS), or a combination with local private clouds together with Basefarms experienced team, working in close collaboration with you to achieve your digital ambitions.