SANTA CRUZ, Calif – March 5, 2019 – Looker, a leading data platform company, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Digital Customer Experience Competency status. This designation recognizes that Looker provides a platform for data that helps Digital Customer Experience customers by providing end-to-end solutions for all phases of the digital customer acquisition and retention life cycle. This is including: content management and marketing automation to engage prospects and customers with the right experience, effective and secure commerce solutions to create seamless buying experiences, and data analytics solutions to support decisions and retain customers.
Achieving the AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency differentiates Looker as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that provides specialized demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success with a specific focus on workloads based on Customer 360. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess deep AWS expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS.
“For years Looker has worked very closely with AWS to deliver strategic solutions for our joint customers and rapidly grow our install base together,” said Keenan Rice, Vice President of Global Alliances and Emerging Marketing at Looker. “Achieving AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency Status is meaningful because our goal is to provide a data platform that truly impacts the day-to-day life of our joint customers.”
AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.
Looker is the platform for data that puts real, actionable information into the hands of all employees across an organization when they need it. It allows virtually any organization to extract value from data at web scale, utilizes powerful department specific plug-and-play applications and empowers a global ecosystem of partners and developers to easily build third-party applications on its platform.
Built to provide big data analytics at scale, Looker sits on top of AWS Data Sources to deliver business insights at the point of decision. Companies use Looker and AWS to integrate data into daily workflows of customers allowing organizations to extract value from data at web scale to ensure a data driven culture.
Looker is a unified Platform for Data that delivers actionable business insights to every employee at the point of decision. Looker integrates data into the daily workflows of users to allow organizations to extract value from data at web scale. Over 1600 industry-leading and innovative companies such as Sony, Amazon, The Economist, IBM, Spotify, Etsy, Lyft and Kickstarter have trusted Looker to power their data-driven cultures. The company is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Boulder, London, Tokyo and Dublin, Ireland. Investors include CapitalG, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Goldman Sachs. For more information, connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube or visit looker.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other things, statements regarding the expected performance and benefits of Looker’s offerings. The words "believe," "may," "will," "plan," "expect," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. If the risks materialize or assumptions prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the results implied by these forward-looking statements. Risks include, but are not limited to Looker’s limited operating history and experience developing and introducing new products; risks associated with Looker’s rapid growth; Looker’s inability to realize value from its significant investments in its business, including product innovations and slower than anticipated growth in our market. Looker assumes no obligation to and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements after the date of this release.