AHEAD Wins VMware 2017 Americas Partner Innovation Award Posted on June 14, 2018September 26, 2018 by AHEAD Home / Blog / AHEAD Wins VMware 2017 Americas Partner Innovation Award AHEAD selected as the regional winner, Americas, in the professional services category. This post originally appeared on Cision. AHEAD, a leading provider of IT consulting and enterprise cloud solutions, today announced that it has received the 2017 Americas VMware Partner Innovation Award for the Professional Services category. Partner Innovation Award winners were recognized at the VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2018, held in Scottsdale, AZ. “We congratulate AHEAD on winning the Partner Innovation Award for the Professional Services category, and look forward to our continued collaboration and innovation,” said Frank Rauch, vice president, Americas Partner Organization, VMware. “VMware and our partners will continue to empower organizations of all sizes with technologies that enable digital transformation.” “AHEAD is committed to empowering our enterprise clients to be more agile and efficient, all while balancing complex business tradeoffs,” said Eric Kaplan, chief technology officer at AHEAD. “This award recognizes our client-centric strategy and expertise in delivering customized solutions. We’re honored to be recognized by VMware and look forward to continuing our close collaboration.” Recipients of an Americas VMware Partner Innovation Award were acknowledged in 14 categories for their outstanding performance and distinctive achievements during 2017. Americas Partner of the Year Award categories included: Cloud ProviderEmerging Markets DistributorEmpower the Digital WorkspaceIntegrate Public CloudsMarketingModernize Data CentersOEMProfessional ServicesRegional DistributorRegional Emerging Markets PartnerSolution ProviderTransform Networking & SecurityTransformational Solution ProviderTechnology Experienced in building and deploying enterprise cloud solutions, AHEAD holds every solution competency that VMware offers, totaling 294 VMware technical certifications including five VCDXs certifications and one double VCDX certification holder on-staff. Additionally, AHEAD has conducted over 750 VMware solution implementations. Excelling in automation & orchestration projects, AHEAD is an active member of the VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Program.