Warsaw / Stuttgart, 30 August, 2023 – GFT Poland has received the prestigious “Google Cloud Services Partner of the Year - Poland” award. The recognition celebrates the GFT team’s exceptional dedication to its clients and the remarkable expansion of its Google Cloud practice throughout 2023.
Efficient and secure cloud implementation in organisations is crucial nowadays which is why GFT has been steadily establishing itself as one of the fastest-growing Google Cloud partners worldwide. GFT's partnership with Google unlocks new opportunities for business, including prominent financial and insurance companies, as well as the manufacturing sector, and their digital transformation.
GFT Poland has a special role in the GFT Group in that beyond addressing the Polish market, it is one of several hubs for technological competence and delivery excellence for a large number of GFT Group's global projects. Its 1,500+ talents work for worldwide clients on strategic projects, including building entire virtual banks in the cloud or modernisation of IT systems in Tier 1 financial organisations across the globe.
“Over the past year, GFT Poland has been on a continuous journey, and being chosen as the 'Google Cloud Services Partner of the Year - Poland' reflects the remarkable teamwork that took place on various levels,” commented Wojciech Mach, CEO at GFT Poland, and added: “A key project that contributed to us winning this award was the work for a Tier 1 global bank with a vast infrastructure spanning around the globe and massive amounts of data. Google Cloud technology played a crucial role in fulfilling various requirements such as security, containerisation and workload. It was a huge challenge and sense of achievement, especially as a satisfied client is always the best reward for us.”
During the project, GFT replaced disparate platforms with Google Cloud based solutions, effectively processing billions of daily transactions and significantly reducing liquidity position reporting time by 95%. Furthermore, they migrated on-premise infrastructure platforms to the cloud as a High-Performance Computing solution. This successful transition provided enormous benefits to the client.
“Google Cloud’s partner awards recognize the significant impact and customer success that our partners have driven over the past year," said Kevin Ichhpurani, Corporate Vice President, Global Ecosystem and Channels at Google Cloud. "We're delighted to recognize GFT as a 2023 Google Cloud Partner Award winner, and look forward to a continued strong partnership in support of our mutual customers."
Marika Lulay, CEO of GFT, commented: “The broad perspective that distinguishes GFT and our expertise in building and transforming business worldwide translates into clients’ trust and our success. Most importantly, projects like these lead to the digital transformation of the biggest global institutions, which exerts true impact on global markets and how they deal with current challenges.”
The vast experience and successes of utilising Google Cloud technologies are also driving increasing interest amongst Polish clients. GFT has been successful in creating modern cloud-based banks in several countries around the world and is currently transferring this expertise to the Polish market. According to GFT's research, technology directors and business leaders in Poland are aware of the growing role of cloud technology and are ready to implement it.