Durham, N.C. (Jan 15, 2020) – Core Compete, committed to Accelerating Cloud Analytics, announced today, that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Retail Competency status.

Core Compete, an Advanced APN Consulting Partner, has demonstrated technical and retail domain expertise in offering strategy and deployment services to retail organizations to help accelerate their digital transformation.

The AWS Retail Competency designation helps retailers find top APN Partners with highly specialized solutions and consulting practices that offer retail technology and services that are powered and vetted by AWS.

To achieve AWS Retail Competency Partner status, partners had to undergo rigorous validation by AWS. As a result, achieving the AWS Retail Competency differentiates Core Compete as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member capable of delivering a comprehensive set of retail solutions seamlessly on AWS and possessing deep AWS technical expertise.

“Many retailers are reinventing their operations and brand experience with new innovations in the cloud,” said Tom Litchford, Head of Retail Business Development, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “We are delighted to welcome Core Compete to the AWS Retail Competency Program. Their solutions for retail operations, powered and vetted by AWS, can help our customers to accelerate their transformation, modernization, and customer engagement efforts.”

Shiva Kommareddi, Managing Partner at Core Compete announced, “We are proud to achieve AWS Retail Competency status. It acknowledges our creativity and experience in helping retailers leverage AWS to rapidly deliver services. AWS set the bar very high and it is rewarding to be acknowledged for our highly specialized skills in deploying sophisticated analytic workloads on AWS cloud as well as our ability to drive true business value to retailers worldwide.”

In the fast-moving retail industry, AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

Core Compete has worked with some of the largest retailers around the world to help accelerate their analytics and digital journeys. Core Compete’s experience spans both business and technology, enabling them to determine the best way to deploy reliable and secure technology to achieve retail business objectives in a timely manner. Core Compete has 300+ employees in the US, Europe and India, over 500 cloud and technology certifications, as well as seasoned retail domain consultants. This proven set of skills enables the Core Compete team to leverage the full suite of AWS capabilities and services to help retailers accelerate, innovate and automate their big data initiatives and deliver bottom line results.

About Core Compete

Core Compete is a Cloud Analytics company that delivers value from big data by building innovative solutions and trusted, long-term partnerships with clients in retail, media, manufacturing, banking and financial services organizations in the North Americas, UK, Europe and APAC regions.

Core Compete has strategic partnerships with AWS, SAS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft, and Oracle. With headquarters in Durham, NC and offices in Dallas, London and Hyderabad and Pune, India, Core Compete has delivered than 300 successful Cloud Analytics implementations with some of the world’s largest organizations.

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