CCL obtains the “advanced service” badge for the migration of Windows and SQL Server to Azure
CCL, owned by Spark, has won a strategic certification of “Advanced Specialization” from Microsoft for the migration of Windows Server and SQL Server to Microsoft’s Azure cloud service.
Heather Graham, CEO of CCL, said accreditation was important for customers’ digital transformation projects and further validated the company’s expertise in migrating Windows workloads to Azure.
“The cloud is a fundamental technology enabler as customers embrace hybrid ways of working and build on digital transformation initiatives,” she said.
It was Azure’s in-depth expertise within CCL’s Levain business unit that led to the recognition.
Microsoft certifies partners with an advanced specialization after they have met customer success criteria, staff skills, and a third-party audit of their migration practices.
Microsoft’s Azure offered efficiency and scalability, allowing businesses to focus on their people rather than complex processes and moving parts, Graham said.
“Obtaining this accreditation is further proof of our ability to design and execute migration strategies, supporting our vision to become New Zealand’s most trusted IT and multi-cloud services partner.
Spark’s scale of clod and ICT services business became much more transparent in March thanks to an investor presentation.
The presentation revealed that IT and managed services accounted for about a third of the group’s total revenue, or about $ 1.1 billion.
Broken down, cloud revenue was $ 225 million, security $ 37 million, service management $ 158 million, procurement and partners $ 407 million, collaboration $ 65 million, and data and managed networks of $ 212 million.
Around the same time, CCL graduated with the Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Advanced Specialization, building on its collection of twelve Microsoft Gold skills.
Matt Bostwick, director of partners at Microsoft New Zealand, said the migration of Windows Server and SQL Server to the advanced specialization of Microsoft Azure has highlighted the partners who could be considered the most capable when it comes to workload migration. Windows and SQL Server worker to Azure.
“CCL has clearly demonstrated that it has both the skills and the experience to provide customers with a path to a successful migration so that they can begin to reap the benefits of being in the cloud,” he said. -he declares.
CCL recently helped Metro Performance Glass (MPG) transition the core infrastructure components supporting the publicly traded company’s “end-measure” business application to Azure.
Using Microsoft’s migration framework, CCL moved the on-premises infrastructure from MPG to equivalent PaaS services in Azure, improving application resiliency while reducing MPG overhead.
Nick Johnson, chief information officer of MPG, said Microsoft Azure was the basis of an application and infrastructure modernization program.
In addition to benefiting from CCL’s technical expertise, MPG also reaped better benefits from the solution provided, he said.
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