Ricoh USA, Inc., a company revolutionizing cloud technologies, has been awarded the “Best Cloud Hosting Provider” at the international Cloud Awards. Ricoh was also amongst the finalists in two other major categories: “Best Cloud Consultancy” and “Best Cloud Infrastructure.”

Bob Lamendola, vice president of infrastructure and engineering services at Ricoh USA Inc., took it as an honor to be nominated as the finalist of three major categories at the Cloud Awards. Bob explained how Ricoh Group has adopted an innovative strategy for cloud infrastructure services that supports more flexibility and creativity. He believes Ricoh strives to provide technological advancements in cloud services to help their customers break the barriers and fiercely accept the challenges of today’s IT ecosystem.

Head of Operations for the Cloud Awards, James Williams, states how it was a near-impossible task for the Cloud Awards team to sort the exceptional from the excellent. As Ricoh managed to employ cloud technologies to deliver groundbreaking results, they became the deserving finalist in the 2020-21 Cloud Awards program.

James also explained how every year, the Cloud Awards team would find themselves in simple awe at cloud-based solutions’ agility and scalability while presenting the awards. He thinks that from online shopping carts to major BPO units, cloud technologies have been the grease that spins industries’ global wheel. Cloud has been at the center of considerable behavioral change in innovating ways of working.

According to lead judge Richard Geary, cloud technologies make a good platform for turning around urgent applications rapidly and at scale. This change was witnessed in the range of innovative technological responses to the pandemic that we have witnessed.

The Cloud Awards accepts entries from all across the globe, including countries like the USA, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East. Hundreds of Companies participated in the Cloud Awards.

You can check the shortlist of all the organization’s entries:

About Cloud Awards

The Cloud Awards is an international program that acknowledges and honors cloud computing business leaders, innovators, and organizational change. The awards are available to large, small, established, and start-up organizations from across the globe, with the intent of discovering and embracing the visionaries who will influence the Cloud’s destiny as we move into and beyond 2021. The Cloud Awards currently hosts two award programs, the Cloud Computing Awards, and the Software as a service (SAAS) Awards.

The Cloud Computing Awards categories include Most Promising Start-Up, Best SaaS, and Cloud Solution’ Best in Mobile. A judging panel of international industry professionals selected the finalists.

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About Ricoh Inc.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Inc. operates in 200 countries and regions around the globe. Ricoh Inc. reached the mark of 18.5 billion USD in worldwide sales in the financial year 2020.

Using innovative technologies and services, Ricoh enables digital workplaces, allowing people to work smarter. Ricoh has been developing technology for over 80 years and is a leading supplier of document management solutions, IT services, communications services, commercial and industrial publishing, digital cameras, and industrial systems.

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