Johannesburg, 25 September 2018: Silicon Sky has achieved Platinum status in the Veeam® Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) Program, the highest level for a reseller, indicating its experience and expertise in delivering Veeam–powered intelligent data management services to deliver Hyper-Availability.
The achievement has added meaning given Silicon Sky is the first Platinum VCSP in Veeam’s Middle East and Africa region too. Silicon Sky has evolved significantly with Veeam over the past twelve months, making the transition from a Gold VCSP partner to Platinum, growing in tandem with the evolution of the Veeam business in South Africa.
Silicon Sky uses Veeam software in its Managed Cloud Platform to enhance its availability services to customers. Availability, data protection and data retention are critical in offering the hybrid cloud services that African businesses are consuming.
Silicon Sky has released several new services for hybrid cloud environments in the past year, all with Veeam at their core, allowing customer to take full advantage of the intelligent data management and hyper-availability that only Veeam can deliver a modern business.
After a strong 2017, Silicon Sky continues to grow in the financial, industrial and private sectors at a rapid pace, which has aided the rapid progression to Platinum in the Veeam program.
“We’ve been highly focused on helping customers achieve what they need from cloud services, namely cost benefits, operational efficiency and agility of virtualizing their IT infrastructure,” said Ron Van Staden, Director at Silicon Sky.
“This recognition represents truly exceptional value in the world of security, protection and disaster recovery in cloud computing and provides our clients assurance of our proficiency in this technology and that we are the ideal partner to provide such solutions.”
Trent Odgers, Cloud & Hosting Manager, Veeam South Africa said, “As a Platinum Reseller, Silicon Sky has closely aligned with Veeam’s business, playing a key role in identifying solution opportunities that help their customers multi-cloud requirements. Silicon Sky also offers a managed service to allow customers to focus on their business needs while knowing that their workloads have the required uptime and availability required.
“Our Availability solutions, combined with Silicon Sky’s service delivery and Veeam expertise, should help them to acquire even more clients, resulting in additional growth of their overall profitability and value.”