MEDIA ALERT: Databricks Announces Winners of First-Ever APJ Partner Awards

Top-performing regional partners honored during Partner Executive Summit event

Databricks, the Data and AI company, today honored the excellence of channel partners across the APJ region through a series of awards unveiled at its Partner Executive Summit. The event highlighted the standout work being done in collaboration with technology, consulting and system integrator partners throughout the region as they bring deep industry expertise, technology skills and impactful solutions to Databricks customers like Austin Health, nib Group, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Alinta Energy, Viacom18 and more.

“The power of data and AI is central to every digital transformation, and the modern lakehouse platform is rapidly becoming the architecture of choice for data-driven organizations around the world,” said Greg Taylor, VP of Business Development and Partners, APJ, at Databricks. “As we accelerate innovation at an even greater scale, partners play a pivotal role in bringing the Databricks Lakehouse vision to life for our customers. We are excited to connect with and honor the excellent ecosystem of APJ partners that enable organizations to uncover valuable insights and deliver impactful business outcomes with Databricks.”

“In recent years, we have seen a rapid shift towards data-driven decision making across both our public sector and enterprise clientele. Working with Databricks has enabled us to provide a highly scalable advanced analytics capability across a diverse range of datasets including non-structured data. The fully integrated lakehouse architecture allows us to deliver an end-to-end data solution that incorporates machine learning to help solve and analyze real world business problems,” said Richard Tomkinson, Managing Director at Cloudten.

“Azure Databricks has been the cornerstone of the AI and machine learning solutions we’ve delivered across retail, logistics and healthcare. This has allowed us to leverage a rapid Lab to Operations deployment pattern, whilst maintaining data security, computational scalability and cost efficiency,” said Jeff Feldman, Director and Chief Technology Officer at Arden Street Labs.

Databricks’ partner awards recognize outstanding performance and significant achievements for its APJ partners in 2020; the winners were recognized within nine categories:

Global Systems Integration Partner Award (APJ) –AccentureAvanade

Regional System Integration Partner Award (APJ)  – Versor

Regional System Integration Partner Award – Australia – Intellify Australia

Regional System Integration Partner Award – ASEAN – Just Analytics

Regional System Integration Partner Award – India – Celebal Technologies

Regional System Integration Partner Award – Japan – Supership Inc.

APAC Delivery Partner of the Year Award – Insight

APAC Delivery Partner for IoT – Telstra Purple

APAC Rising Star of the Year – Arden Street Labs

To learn more about becoming a Databricks partner, or working with an existing Databricks partner, visit: https://databricks.com/company/partners.

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