SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MEGAZONE Corporation (Chief Strategy Officer: Max Lee), an AWS Premier Consulting partner and a cloud-specialized IT company, today announced that it was approved as AWS Financial Services Competency partner, for the first time in the Korean cloud MSP market.
Megazone was the first one, among Korean cloud Managed Service Providers, to capture 110 billion KRW (approx. 110 million USD) in revenue last year, and proved its industry-specific expertise and AWS system operational excellence by acquiring AWS Marketing & Commerce competency and AWS Migration competency, followed by AWS Financial Services competency for the first time in Korea.
Financial Services competency is only given to the partners with a number of best practices for implementing the solution utilizing AWS architecture-related best practices while proving its capability in the finance sector industry expertise. In other words, this is allowed to those with comprehensive expertise in AWS, technical organization and success stories related to financial services, and who have passed the exhaustive audit process by AWS.
In the meantime, Megazone is the first and only global cloud MSP to have achieved ISMS (Information Security Management Service) certification on February 22, and proved its competitiveness in the finance sector by acquiring this competency.
“We are very pleased that we were approved as an AWS Financial Services competency partner, after going through the process to prove our expertise for the financial service customers, in the areas including solution design capabilities, security management and compliance with best practices, and infrastructure deployment capabilities,” said Max Lee, CSO at Megazone Corporation.
He also added “Companies in all sectors and industries, from startups to global enterprises, are working to improve their competitiveness by securing scalability, reliability and cost-effectiveness in the cloud. Based on our expertise, Megazone will now proactively lead the market, leveraging the benefits of the cloud in the financial sector.”
MEGAZONE is a cloud-specialized IT company located in Seoul, South Korea, targeting to become a ‘Cloud Innovator’ with approximately 500 employees focused on 'cloud' as the next-gen business. Since its foundation in 1998, MEGAZONE has been delivering unmatched business experiences and know-hows in the IDC and hosting business. Leveraging this experience, MEGAZONE signed a partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for the 1st time in Korea and has contributed to the growth of the local cloud market ever since. In 2015, MEGAZONE became the 1st Premier Consulting Partner of AWS in Korea. MEGAZONE is currently offering ‘Cloud One-Stop’ service across the full life cycle based on the holistic methodology, including cloud adoption, implementation, deployment, operation, security/back-up, 24/7 support, managed services and optimization, to more than 600 customers e.g. LG Electronics, Nexon, Gamevil, SK, SM Entertainment, Doosan Group and many more. For more information about MEGAZONE visit http://cloud.hosting.kr.