It was a great year for Shivaami Cloud Services that included prestigious awards, participation at big events participation and growing customer acquisitions.
Shivaami Cloud Services, India’s leading cloud services provider had an eventful year of 2017.
Shivaami through multiple initiatives to accelerate cloud adoption across India grew multifold in 2017 in terms of customer acquisitions, company revenues, employee numbers and portfolio expansion. The company reported a 100% growth YoY in fiscal 2016-2017 over the last fiscal.
The company’s 1000 day vision includes increasing the headcount beyond 200 employees by the end of 2018. The company is well on course to double its present client base to over 20,000 customers by January 2020. Shivaami will also explore international expansion with offices in USA and Australia by mid of 2018.
Here are the five salient milestones (in chronological order) of Shivaami in the year of 2017.
- IDG Channel World Premier 100 Award
Shivaami won ChannelWorld Premier 100 award instituted by IDG. The company for three consecutive years has won this prestigious award that recognizes India’s top hundred enterprise channel companies. IDG (International Data Group) is the world’s largest tech media, events and data services company headquartered at US with operations in more than 147 countries including India.
The Futurist 100 award was in line with the theme of the ninth annual edition of ChannelWorld Premier 100 Awards & Symposium held in May 2017. Leading IT enterprise channels are making paradigm changes to their own business as well as their customers to adapt to the new technology landscape. Premier 100 winners are truly India’s top channel companies that have set new benchmarks in the tech industry.
- Major contributor to GoDaddy
Shivaami was recognized by Go Daddy for majorly contributing in sales for them and getting SME’s online. This was the second award from Go Daddy within a space of one year for Shivaami.
Shivaami offers ‘Workspace by GoDaddy’ solution that includes Full-featured web interface for desktop and mobile, Fully synchronized email on mobile and desktop with IMAP, integrated calendar with each mailbox, online storage etcetera. Domain name is important for your email solutions of any modern business today. Shivaami offers managed and self-service domain booking services from GoDaddy. Shivaami also offers corporate domain management and digital assets monitoring services.
- Ascent Award 2017
Shivaami Cloud Services won the prestigious ASCENT Award 2017 in the category ‘Growth Strategy of the Year’ at Ascent Conclave 2017. The Ascent award is an initiative spearheaded by Marico’s Chairman Harsh Mariwala under Ascent Foundation that recognizes the success of the fast growing entrepreneurs of India.
Punit Thakkar, founder and CEO, Shivaami Cloud Services accepted the award at Ascent Conclave 2017 on November 11, 2017 in Mumbai. The event encompassed an impressive list of speakers’ sessions, panel discussions and a glittering award ceremony attended by more than 500 of India’s renowned entrepreneurs and successful businesspersons spread across various industries.
- Appreciation by PMI Mumbai
Punit Thakkar was appreciated by PMI Mumbai chapter for his contribution towards PMI conclave 2017. PMI (Project Management Institute) Mumbai Chapter handed an appreciation award to Shivaami on their talk on the event’s theme – Project Management in the era of disruption.
PMI Mumbai Chapter held its ninth Project Management Conclave themed as “PM in an era of disruption” in December 2017. The chapter has been organizing and hosting the Conclave since 2007 with overwhelming success and response. In India, PMI Mumbai Chapter is one of the largest chapters of Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project management profession.
Participation at Gday
Google Business Group (GBG) held the fifth edition of Gday on December 9th 2017 at BSE themed ‘From Mobile First to AI First’. Shivaami Cloud services participated at Gday Mumbai for a complete hands-on grip on the various tenets of ML and AI for an entrepreneurial journey. Shivaami team was given good attention from the organizers and the crowd at the venue.
The day long Gday 2017 had talks demo, plenary session by interesting startups, interactions with VCs, professionals and corporate honchos around emerging technologies such as Machine Learning, AI, Cloud Computing, and more. GBG Mumbai strives to be a single ‘go to’ point for startups and entrepreneurs of Mumbai and since inception in 2013 it has created a vibrant ecosystem for SMBs and built a community of over 4700 like-minded people.