Durham, N.C. (Dec 2, 2016) – Core Compete, a global consulting firm that enables organizations to deliver value from big data, today announced that it is the first partner to earn all three competency badges offered by SAS. The competency badges are a mark of distinction to SAS partners who have demonstrated a deep commitment to SAS knowledge and capabilities in analytics, data management and visualization.

“We strongly believe that SAS is the only integrated platform that is capable of helping enterprises with all aspects of their big data challenges. We continue to ensure that we are at the cutting edge of adoption of this platform to create business value,” said Shiva Kommareddi, Managing Partner, Core Compete.

Core Compete is a Gold-level SAS partner. Competency badges are awarded by the SAS Partner Program to partners who demonstrate their organization’s expertise in three major categories across three tracks: sales, technical sales and post-sales. Competency in all three tracks demonstrates that the partner has the expertise to sell SAS software licenses; use SAS software to produce insightful visualizations, generate predictive models and integrate and improve the quality of data; and program, install, configure, implement and administer SAS software.

“Core Compete consistently brings the best of SAS analytics programs to life for its customers, with a tremendous capability across all three of our competency paths,” said Donna Peek, director of Partner Enablement and Operations at SAS. “We’re pleased to award them all three of our competency badges as a distinction of their abilities and resources in these important areas of investment – the first of our partners to earn all three badges.”

About Core Compete

Founded in 2012, Core Compete is a pioneer in Cloud Analytics and is based in Durham, North Carolina with offices in Dallas, London and India (Pune and Hyderabad). We currently have 200+ employees and over 450 cloud and technology certifications across these locations, with highly specialized skills including: domain consultants, data scientists, and big data & cloud engineers.  We are an ISO 27001 and SOC 2 certified organization.

We have delivered successful cloud analytics and big data transformations for major corporations worldwide. We partner with AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Snowflake, SAS, Hortonworks and Tableau to deliver the modern, elastic cloud analytic solutions.

We have been recognized as:

  • Consulting Magazine Top 5 Fastest Growing Consulting Firms 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • SAS Partner of the Year (2016, 2018)
  • NC Top 10 Startups to Watch

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