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Ensono Achieves AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency Status

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Ensono announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Microsoft Workloads Competency status. This designation recognizes that Ensono provides proven technology and deep expertise to help customers’ design, migration, deployment, and management of Microsoft-based applications on AWS. 

Achieving the AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency status differentiates Ensono as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that provides specialized demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success with specific focus on workloads based on Microsoft Applications and Database Solutions. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess deep AWS expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS. 

“At Ensono, we specialize in optimizing and transitioning mission-critical applications to AWS,” said Brett Moss, SVP and General Manager of Hyperscale Cloud at Ensono. “We’re honored to achieve AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency status, and we’ll continue to provide industry-leading services on AWS, allowing our clients to continue doing great work with no interruptions.”

AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

Ensono facilitated Nisa Retail’s, a leading member-owned independent retailer organization in the UK, deployment of a new Stock Management system (Slimstock) to increase business efficiency by improving control over their inventory. Ensono provided managed services for AWS, including connectivity for Nisa into AWS via Ensono’s Cloud Exchange. Ensono’s managed service for Nisa’s Microsoft SQL Server environments on AWS combined the configuration and provision of the SQL environment and a fully managed Microsoft SQL service delivered by Microsoft Certified DBAs. 

“Using Ensono's managed services for AWS allows us to focus on our business demands, while addressing performance, availability, security and integrity of the SQL data,” said Peter Walker, Head of Business Systems at Nisa Retail. “By implementing our replenishment solution on the Ensono platform, we have a simple, cost effective and scalable solution for future growth.”

About Ensono
For business leaders managing lots of complexity or disrupting the status quo, Ensono delivers complete Hybrid IT services and governance, from cloud to mainframe, tailored to each client’s journey. Whether you’re leveraging the power of the cloud or modernizing legacy technologies, you’ll be on track to operate for today and optimize for tomorrow. Some of the world’s most successful companies rely on us to help them be great at what they do. We’ve been named a Top 15 Sourcing Service Provider by ISG, as well as acknowledged by the Uptime Institute for 100% availability. Ensono has over 1,000 associates across North America and Europe and is ranked 21st in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our offices are headquartered in greater Chicago.

For media inquiries, please contact Beth Burghgraef at: beth.burghgraef@ensono.com.