Routed achieves Africa’s first VMware Cloud Verified Status

From left Dave Funnell Andrew Cruise Guy BartramRouted, a South African vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider, has achieved VMware Cloud Verified status

The vendor claims that it is the first company on the African continent to attain this status.

The Cloud Verified badge signals to customers that Routed offers a service running on top of the complete VMware Cloud infrastructure. Through Cloud Verified partner services, customers attain access to the full set of VMware Cloud Infrastructure capabilities including integration and interoperability, cost optimisation and flexibility.

Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, said that being cloud verified by one of the global cloud leaders such as VMware is a career highlight, “We have watched as the cloud foundations were being built over the past four years and as we head into 2020, it is clear that the cloud-surge will continue, albeit cautiously, and Africa will continue to be a significant player within the global cloud sector. To work closely with VMware brings significant strength to the Routed offering.”

Dave Funnell, VMware senior manager: Cloud Provider Business, said, “Partners that are VMware Cloud Verified provide organisations with complete and advanced VMware Cloud technologies, along with interoperability across clouds for greater advantage for their customers’ businesses.”

“Cloud Verified services delivered by VMware Cloud Providers can provide the efficiency, agility, and reliability inherent in cloud computing. We look forward to supporting Routed as it empowers organisations with a simple and flexible path to the cloud,” he added.

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