Cloud Kinetics Wins AWS Innovation Partner – APJ Award For Driving Customer Innovation

Cloud Kinetics wins the AWS Innovation Partner of the Year award for 2023, a recognition for helping drive customer innovation

Las Vegas, November 2023 – Cloud Kinetics has been honoured with the 2023 Geo and Global AWS Partner Award, recognizing leaders around the globe playing a key role helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Announced during a Partner Awards Gala at AWS re:Invent 2023 in Las Vegas, the Geo and Global AWS Partner Awards recognize a wide range of AWS Partners, whose business models have embraced specialization, innovation, and cooperation over the past year. Geo and Global AWS Partner Awards recognize partners whose business models continue to evolve and thrive on AWS as they work with customers.

As a Premier Consulting Partner of AWS, Cloud Kinetics has spearheaded over 200 successful AWS cloud migrations and has consistently demonstrated deep expertise in delivering cutting-edge AWS technologies to help clients solve complex business challenges. With speciality certifications spanning Infrastructure Automation, Applications Modernization, Data & Analytics, DevOps and Storage, Cloud Kinetics sets itself apart as one of the few managed services partners in the region to hold key competencies across a broad spectrum of cloud services – going beyond cloud migration to empower enterprises to unlock additional value and efficiency through robust automation and data operations. Cloud Kinetics leverages specialist in-house expertise and strong and scalable operations in over 8 countries across Asia, as well as Australia and the United States to unlock digital transformation for its customers.

“We are honoured to receive the distinguished AWS Innovation Partner of the Year – APJ award. At Cloud Kinetics, we believe in pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the cloud, to enable businesses to not only stay at the forefront of today’s economy but to also anticipate and address future challenges with confidence,” said Saleh M “Haji” Munshi, Group CEO of Cloud Kinetics. “Our longstanding relationship with AWS underscores our shared commitment to excellence, innovation and customer success, and we look forward to expanding our collaborations to ensure our customers derive greater value from the latest advancements AWS has to offer.”

For the second year in a row, Geo and Global AWS Partner Awards included a self-nomination process across several award categories, which are awarded at both the geo and global level. All AWS Partners were invited to participate and submit a nomination. Award submissions were reviewed by a third-party, Canalys, and selected with special emphasis placed on customer success use cases presented in the nomination form.

In addition, there were a number of data-driven award categories, which comprised a unique set of metrics that helped measure AWS Partners’ performance within the past year. Canalys audited the datasets used to ensure that all measurements and calculations were objective and correct in nature.



The AWS Partner Network (APN) is a global program focused on helping companies build successful AWS-based businesses or solutions by providing business, technical, marketing, and go-to-market support. The APN includes independent software vendors (ISVs) and systems integrators (SIs) around the world, with AWS Partner participation growing significantly during the past 12 months.

A panel of AWS experts selected the winners based on strict criteria with third-party audit conducted by Canalys. Cloud Kinetics is excited to announce it has received the AWS Innovation Partner of the Year – APJ award recognizing organizations that deliver innovative consulting, professional, managed, and value-added resale services. Winners have demonstrated proof in delivering outstanding customer experience via an integrated lifecycle of services, from initial assessments, architecting, developing and deployment of cloud environments to ongoing migration and management of cloud infrastructure and applications.

The award comes to Cloud Kinetics on the heels of other industry accolades including the HashiCorp Focus Partner of the Year and the Channel Asia Cloud Tech Innovation Award, won for the third consecutive time.