Private cloud service provider Cloud at Work has been named by application developer Sage as a “strategic hosting provider”, certified to assist other solution providers and their customers in their cloud migration efforts.
Cloud at Work, itself a longtime Sage partner, said the certification validates the New York-based service provider’s ability to help Sage customers quickly and smoothly move their Sage applications to a private cloud.
Strategic hosting provider designation reaffirms Cloud at Work’s expertise in Sage applications and cloud technology, the service provider said, as well as Sage’s confidence in the company to support Sage partners and their customers when migrating from on-premises systems to the cloud.
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“We are delighted to have been selected to join the Sage Partner Cloud program as a strategic hosting provider to help Sage business partners meet the growing demand for a fast and secure migration to a secure environment. ‘reliable hosting,’ said Tyler Bower, director of Cloud at Work. cloud and hosting services, in a press release announcing the certification.
Using the Cloud at Work platform, Sage customers in the United States who run on-premises Sage ERP applications, including Sage 100, Sage 300, and Sage X3, can move those application instances to the platform. Cloud at Work form.
Sage certifications highlight Cloud at Work’s ability to provide hosting services through other Sage channel partners to support their customers, in addition to working with its own customers.
Running Sage applications hosted on the Cloud at Work platform provides an option for businesses and organizations that are not ready – or unwilling – to move to a cloud ERP system. It enables customers to realize the performance, efficiency and financial benefits of SaaS with minimal disruption, according to Cloud at Work.
In addition to extending the lifespan of Sage applications, hosting Sage software on the Cloud at Work platform preserves the investments companies have made in custom development or application add-ons and in integrations with third-party apps, Bower said in a related blog post. .
Customers also benefit from the benefits of Sage support combined with the SaaS expertise of Cloud at Work, Bower said. “It’s a partnership that offers a winning combination of increased performance and cutting-edge solutions that allows Sage customers to unleash the power of their business. “
“Recent global events have accelerated the need for anytime, anywhere access to business-critical information,” Aziz Benmalek, executive vice president of Sage’s Global Partner Organization, said in a statement. “This speeds up the migration to the cloud, as customers seek the freedom and flexibility to customize their requirements and sustain their business processes.
“Cloud at Work joins us as a strategic cloud hosting partner based on their impressive track record of supporting customers on their journey to the cloud, while allowing them to continue using trusted Sage products that are already operating for their business, uninterrupted, ”Benmalek mentioned.
Cloud at Work has doubled this year in the Sage software market. In May, the company launched a $ 1.5 million partner development fund that Sage customers who use Cloud at Work to host their applications can spend exclusively with their Sage business partner. The fund is designed to support Sage’s cloud initiative and encourage customers to migrate their Sage applications to Cloud at Work hosting.
In June, Cloud at Work was selected by Sage business partners, e2b Teknologies of Chardon, Ohio, and Oasis Solutions of Louisville, Ky., To be the exclusive hosting provider for their Sage customers. In July, ACI Consulting of Anaheim Hills, Calif., Also appointed Cloud at Work as Sage’s exclusive hosting partner.