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Achieving AWS MSP status isn’t easy. It requires an ongoing commitment to technical capabilities and an external audit to demonstrate business health. Australian MSP Datacom was one of the first companies globally to be accepted into the program. It has now renewed its status for the eighth time.

“The AWS MSP Partner Program recognises and validates AWS partners like Datacom with a proven track record and experience, who provide end-to-end AWS solutions to customers at any stage of the cloud journey, including planning and design, building and migration, operations and support, and automation and optimisation,” the company noted in a release.

“Ultimately our goal is to help our customers become more agile, achieve real savings, and create a true foundation for innovation to support their ambitions, now and in the future,” Datacom AWS practice manager Paul Dunlop said.

The Benefits of Investing in AWS

Datacom has earned awards from AWS at the highest level. In 2021, the company was recognised at the AWS Global Public Sector Partner Awards for the work it completed with the Australian Department of Energy, Environment, and Climate Action (DEECA).

This accolade was earned after Datacom architected and migrated the Department to an AWS Platform-as-a-Service environment. Following the implementation, the Department reported benefits including a 60–65% reduction in the cost of operating services, an improved multi-site disaster recovery environment, and Oracle Database cost reductions. The Department also improved remote access for its employees while adopting zero-trust security — an essential best practice for securing cloud environments.

Datacom continues to highlight the value APAC partners can derive from partnering closely with AWS. While the requirements to earn official partner status are high, partners do benefit from the scale, resources, and investment back into the market. With Amazon announcing a $13 billion, 11,000-job expansion to its Australian cloud computing practice, MSP partners like Datacom can expect lucrative opportunities ahead.