T-Systems receives AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) partner status

Tech Intelligence Bulletin (HG Insights) – T-Systems has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner Program.

The AWS MSP Partner Program recognizes and validates leading APN consulting partners that are highly skilled at providing full lifecycle solutions to customers. Next-generation AWS MSPs can help enterprises invent tomorrow, solve business problems, and support initiatives by driving key outcomes. AWS MSPs provide the expertise, guidance, and services to help navigate each stage the Cloud Adoption Journey: Plan & Design – Build & Migrate – Run & Operate – Optimize.

Transforming IT landscapes via cloud services

“Companies worldwide are transforming their IT landscapes using cloud services. Our base of clients for classical IT services is moving to the cloud at speed and at scale. AWS helps us to meet customer demands for ever more speed and scalability,” said T-Systems Global SVP for Public Cloud Frank Strecker, adding: “Therefore, T-Systems is proud to receive the AWS MSP designation. Our team is dedicated to helping companies achieve their technology goals by leveraging the agility, breadth of services, and pace of innovation that AWS provides.”

High-level of customer focus

The AWS MSP Program validation process consists of a rigorous audit performed by an independent, third-party auditor and aims to confirm the partner’s ability to provide next-generation managed services and capabilities in cloud architecture, automation, optimization, and management to their client’s AWS environments. The use of a third-party validation audit brings value to participating APN Partners and AWS customers, who can confidently identify qualified AWS MSP Partners. Successfully completing the audit ensures AWS MSP Partners are experts on all AWS products and features, and that their business processes are best of breed, ensuring they are capable of delivering the high-level of customer focus Amazon is known for.

Direct Connect partner

Further to the MSP accreditation T-Systems is also a Direct Connect partner providing customers with secure access networks with AWS as well as holding the Well Architected and Industry Software competencies.

Express service for virtual data centers

T-Systems’ AWS portfolio also includes an express service for building virtual data centers. Together with VMware, T-Systems accelerates the construction of one hundred percent high-performance virtual data centers for customers within hours. The express service expands a company’s private cloud with additional capacity from AWS. T-Systems manages this service. It is based on VMware Cloud for AWS. As required, data and applications can be moved between the private cloud from VMware and the public cloud from AWS.