Google Cloud Partner of the Year Awards: Honoring top achievements in cloud services across industries and regions

April 10, 2024

We are excited to announce that Globant has been awarded three 2024 Google Cloud Partner of the Year Awards: Industry Solution Services Partner of the Year for Media and Entertainment (marking its second consecutive win in this category), Partner of the Year for Services in Latin America, and Partner of the Year for Talent Development in Latin America. The awards were announced during the Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco. 

Industry Solution Services Partner of the Year for Media and Entertainment

The Industry Solution Services Partner of the Year for Media and Entertainment honor recognizes our contributions in assisting customers within the industry to utilize the Google Cloud ecosystem for innovation and achieving higher levels of success.Within media and entertainment, Globant has been instrumental in supporting Paramount with various projects for its streaming service Paramount Plus, focusing on design, deployment, testing, monitoring, and scaling, particularly aimed at enhancing viewer experiences during high-traffic events. Globant also worked with Univision to create a data curation process which could be leveraged by marketing teams to increase the reach of campaigns and avoid inaccuracies due to duplicate or inconsistent data; with Mattel to transition their e-commerce system to Shopify and supporting the extraction of data to their Enterprise Data Warehouse with new pipelines; and with Gunpowder to reduce dependency on external components; and with CNN/Warner to develop AI, search, and chatbot solutions for journalists. 

“The media and entertainment industry is rapidly changing and highly competitive. Together with Google Cloud, we’ve developed AI solutions that help our clients innovate affordably. Our efforts in promoting Google Cloud products across various industries enhance our clients’ access to and benefits from the latest technologies,” explained Diego Tartara, CTO at Globant.

Partner of the Year for Services in Latin America

We were also recognized as the Partner of the Year  for Services in Latin America. The launch of the Google Cloud Studio enhanced our comprehensive partnership with Google and reinforced our commitment to developing a top-tier global talent pool focused on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). 

This Studio aims to empower organizations to transform their operations, modernize platforms, secure workloads, and leverage data through Google Cloud. By deepening our collaboration with Google Cloud’s team and generating valuable synergies, Globant and Google have accessed new clients and strengthened their relationship through sales and technical team collaborations, including Gen AI workshops. 

To help meet growing demand for Google Cloud services, Globant introduced several GCP-specific packages and accelerators to help customers streamline adoption and complement Google Cloud’s go-to-market strategy, focusing on areas like Gen AI, Looker, Cortex, and infrastructure migrations. These received  positive feedback from our clients across Latin America, including in Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and Argentina. This collaboration has enabled the creation of innovative solutions for major companies across various industries, solidifying Globant’s role in leveraging Google Cloud services for business innovation.

Partner of the Year for Talent Development in Latin America

Our final award was in the category of Partner of the Year for Talent Development in Latin America. In the past year, Globant has significantly focused on its team’s growth, particularly through the Google Delivery Center program, incorporating the Directly Responsible Individual (DRI) framework, and offering specialized Cloud & Data Academies for Google Cloud proficiency. Currently, Globant supplies top-tier engineers to the LATAM Global Delivery Center for Google Cloud projects, including cloud engineers, data engineers, java developers, and program managers.

Globant has expanded to70 professionals engaged in more than 50 projects and is aiming to increase to over 120 professionals by 2024. The training academies are a program highlight, preparing engineers for GCP technologies with tailored training and rapid onboarding strategies. This initiative, coupled with data-driven operational improvements and a successful partnership with Google’s Partner Development team, has led to more than 750 Google Cloud certifications for Globers in 2023. We also successfully incorporated the Google Delivery Readiness Index (DRI) framework into our processes, which allows us to offer targeted recommendations to our practitioners based on their DRI scores, enhancing their delivery readiness. 

Learn more about our Google Cloud services as well as our offerings in the Media & Entertainment industry.

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