Versent Enhances Multi-Cloud Solutions in expanded partnership with Microsoft

March 23, 2023
Paul Migliorini

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 23 MARCH 2023 – Australian-born technology company, Versent announced the expansion of its cloud offering through a partnership with Microsoft that provides Microsoft Cloud services to enterprise organisations. Versent is committed to being customer-driven and addresses the ongoing needs and challenges in the industry that increasingly requires a multi-cloud approach to enable innovation and deliver transformation initiatives. Microsoft’s extensive cloud, data, and security services, paired with a low-code approach, enhances Versent’s technology consulting and modern run (managed service) offerings powered by Azure.

Paul Migliorini, Versent’s Chief Executive Officer said, “The expansion of our partnership highlights our continued business growth with a commitment to providing multi-cloud solutions that drive value for our customers. Our partnership will help more organisations benefit from the combination of Microsoft’s cloud solutions with Versent’s market-leading cloud expertise to enable significant and lasting transformation.”

Vanessa Sorenson, Microsoft’s Chief Partner Officer ANZ added, “Versent’s capability in cloud modernisation is well recognised, and I am delighted to see them adding Azure and the Microsoft Cloud to their customer value proposition. It’s exciting to see Versent already delivering successful customer outcomes across application innovation and data, powered by Azure. We are committed to building a partner ecosystem that will continue to drive innovation for our customers, and this partnership will help many more organisations across Australia and New Zealand to do more with the cloud.”

Versent achieves Microsoft Cloud Partner Program designations showcasing expertise in modernisation and AI

In expanding their capabilities to Azure, Versent has already secured Microsoft Cloud Partner Program Solution Partner designations for Digital & App Innovation, Data & AI and Infrastructure, and is on track to attain related Azure Specialisations which validate deep knowledge, demonstrating Versent’s extensive experience in application modernisation, data, analytics and AI.

Successful innovation on Azure for Australian enterprise customers

Versent has worked with multiple enterprise customers across Australia, including leading financial institution Colonial First State, to deliver innovative Azure-based solutions to drive business value through digital transformation.

Josh Melville, Executive Director Enterprise Platforms at Colonial First State commented, “Collaboration with Versent is helping us accelerate our transformation agenda with a modern Enterprise Data Platform (EDP) on Azure. The EDP platform will enable CFS to harness data as a strategic capability via improved data accessibility, data quality and enhanced data security which enables a range of new use cases to unlock value.”

Driving meaningful impact in the technology sector, now and into the future

Through their partnership, Versent and Microsoft, together will advance the technology sector to new heights with their commitment to three key pillars:

  • Cloud Modernisation – build joint value propositions for application modernisation and data to help organisations transform though the adoption of Microsoft Cloud. 
  • Digital Skilling & Enablement – attract and upskill diverse new talent to the tech sector through a series of ‘DevJam’ hackathon events where participants can develop their skills with guidance from industry professionals and obtain Microsoft Cloud certifications.
  • Community Initiatives – continue to develop Versent’s Green Brick Road cloud sustainability offering and aim to drive diversity, inclusion and indigenous participation in the technology sector.


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