April 08, 2018 – Core Compete, a leading global technology consultancy, has been named Regional Partner of the Year 2018, US, by SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. The award was presented to Core Compete at SAS Global Forum 2018 in Denver on Sunday.

Since its inception in 2012 Core Compete has quickly become one of the strongest SAS alliance partners with more than 120 SAS deployments, engagements in more than 10 countries and has been able to build one of the largest group of certified SAS professionals in the partner network. Over the past 6 years, Core Compete has consistently demonstrated its ability to innovate and create value using SAS leveraging its expertise in Cloud, Hadoop, and SAS technologies.

Shiva SAS Regional Partner of the Year

Shiva Kommareddi (middle), managing partner Core Compete, receives the US partner of the year award from Russ Cobb (left), Senior VP, growth and business operations at SAS and Helen Morin (Right), VP Global Alliances & Channels at SAS

“We are deeply honored to receive this award. For the past 6 years, we have worked closely with SAS with great success helping our joint customer achieve business results from their big data initiatives. SAS has been a great partner and we are delighted to earn their trust and recognition on an on-going basis,” said Shiva Kommareddi, Founder and Managing Partner of Core Compete.“Our success in the last year is a demonstration of the success our customers are having with the SAS platform across industries such as Retail, Media, Financial Services, Health Care and Manufacturing,” he added.

 “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.  Core Compete’s expertise in bringing domain knowledge alongside their expertise on the cloud, Hadoop and SAS platforms has enabled customers to achieve success with analytics modernization initiatives,” said Helen Morin, VP of Global Alliances at SAS.

About SAS

SAS is a trusted analytics powerhouse for organizations seeking immediate value from their data. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 83,000 sites make better decisions, faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

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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