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SHI International Achieves AWS Storage Competency Status


International Corp.
, one of America's top 10 largest IT solutions
providers, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services
(AWS) Storage Competency status. This designation recognizes that SHI
provides proven
AWS Services and Support
to help customers successfully achieve
their storage goals on AWS.

Achieving the AWS
Storage Competency
differentiates SHI as an AWS Partner Network
(APN) member with extensive domain expertise in one or more of the
following core storage categories – Backup & Recovery, Primary Storage,
Archive, or Business Continuance/Disaster Recovery (BCDR), having
developed innovative technology and solutions that leverage AWS
services. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess AWS
expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS.

"The amount of information our customers need to store is growing
exponentially with video, the Internet of Things (IoT), and the need to
feed machine learning platforms continuing to drive this rapid
expansion," said Kevin Clements, CTO of SHI. "Customers need a
cost-effective way to store, manage, and protect this information, and
AWS provides a great opportunity to do so. SHI is ready to help
customers deploy cloud-based storage solutions, and achieving AWS
Storage Competency status gives customers the confidence that SHI is
certified by an industry leader to help them in this important area."

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 Partners in the APN with exceptional industry experience and

In addition to achieving AWS Storage Competency status, SHI's managed
services for AWS help organizations manage highly dynamic and automated
workloads, scale up or down according to demand, and gain visibility
into the full environment. SHI's optimization services help businesses
further understand and manage their AWS footprint, improve their
alignment between their AWS consumption and billing processes, and take
advantage of AWS's flexible, scalable tools to deliver business value.
By combining the benefits of AWS with SHI's technical and
asset-management expertise, organizations can seamlessly bill, manage,
and optimize their AWS solutions.


Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $8.5 billion+ global
provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's
most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume
licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT
services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate,
Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 3,700
employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned
Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 9th among CRN's
Solution Provider 500 list of North American IT solution providers. For
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