CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AHEAD, a leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions, today announced it has been named the recipient of Puppet's 2018 Channel Partner of the Year award in the "Partner Solution of the Year" category. In receiving this award, AHEAD is recognized for contributions made to drive customer success with automation.
"We're pleased to be recognized for helping customers accelerate their journey to pervasive automation using Puppet technology," said Michael Kowal, cloud practice director at AHEAD. "We're proud of the long and trusted partnership that we've built with Puppet and look forward to even greater success in the years to come."
A committed partner since 2013, AHEAD leverages Puppet across multiple solution areas to automate and improve the deployment of applications and infrastructure in the cloud and on-prem. Additionally, AHEAD works closely with Puppet developers to test new solutions and advise on product direction and development. For its exemplary performance in innovation and implementation of Puppet technology, AHEAD has received numerous awards from Puppet's global senior leadership over the years, including most recently "Partner MVP, Americas," and its senior technical architect, Dan Wittenberg, received the "Engineer of the Year, Americas" award in 2017.
"Puppet is dedicated to building solutions that allow customers to automatically deliver and operate all of their software across their entire lifecycle in any environment," said John Schwan, vice president of global partner sales, Puppet. "Key to this success is our customer-centric partners. We congratulate AHEAD on its Puppet Channel Partner of the Year Award and applaud its ongoing commitment to drive enterprises forward."
The annual Puppet Channel Partner of the Year awards honor Puppet's channel ecosystem for delivering customer excellence and innovative solutions. This year's award winners also demonstrated exemplary performance in the implementation of Puppet technology. The program recognized thirteen partners globally in seven categories.
AHEAD transforms how and where enterprises run applications and infrastructure. From strategic consulting to implementation and managed services, AHEAD creates tailored solutions at all stages of the enterprise cloud journey. Headquartered in Chicago, AHEAD maintains offices in Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin. Learn more at http://www.thinkahead.com/ and follow AHEAD on Twitter at @ThinkAheadIT.