Sterling Achieves VMware Master Services Competency in Cloud Native

NORTH SIOUX CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA (November 1, 2021) — Sterling announces that it has successfully achieved Cloud Native VMware Master Services Competency. This competency demonstrates that Sterling is committed to helping organizations accelerate their digital transformations by leveraging their validated services delivery capabilities around advanced VMware technologies.


“Sterling is committed to VMware’s forward-thinking strategy for data-center and application transformation,” said Sterling Chief Technical Officer Chris Cyr. “VMware is a key strategic partner in our Client-to-Cloud solutions offering. With this new Master Services Competency, we can offer our customers the technical expertise associated throughout this entire adoption lifecycle.”


“VMware is pleased to recognize Sterling for achieving Cloud Native Master Services Competency. This achievement shows customers that partners like Sterling are dedicated, invested and have validated expertise in advanced VMware technologies,” said Sandy Hogan, SVP of Worldwide Commercial and partner Sales, VMware. “We value Sterling as a VMware partner and appreciate their efforts in achieving this VMware distinction as they work to increase their service delivery capabilities.”


VMware Master Services Competencies are designed to help partners demonstrate customer-centric solutions and technical proficiency, with proven success and expertise in a specialized area of business. VMware partners can achieve Master Services Competencies in seven core business areas. A Master Services Competency in Cloud Native designates partner organizational expertise to run and manage VMware Modern Application solutions. Achieving this competency validates partners’ deep understanding of Kubernetes core concepts and proficiency in networking, security, and application-lifecycle management to ensure the continuous delivery of applications on Kubernetes-based platforms.


VMware Partner Connect empowers partners with flexibility to meet customers’ needs, making VMware technologies and services opportunities more accessible. Partners now have an enhanced experience that delivers simplicity, choice, and innovation, and recognizes and rewards partners based on the value they bring to customers.


About Sterling


For 25 years, Sterling Computers has been helping to address customers’ most complex information-technology requirements. An award-winning IT-solutions provider and value-added technology reseller plus (VAR+), Sterling offers a streamlined IT experience and a single point of contact for the federal government; state and local governments; education; and commercial businesses. Headquartered in North Sioux City, South Dakota, with seven satellite offices elsewhere, Sterling leverages elite teams across its organization and its superior partnerships to assess, design, implement, and manage long-term scalable IT solutions. With Client to Cloud™ solutions, Sterling delivers a unique value that exceeds customer expectations.


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Sterling Partner Contact:

Steve Van Ginkel

Senior VP of Partner Alliance, Sterling

P: (605) 242-4040

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