RESTON, Va., June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, today announced the company has achieved Premier Consulting Partner status within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). Premier Consulting Partner is the highest tier within the APN. It recognizes partners that have made significant investments in technical skills and AWS expertise to drive successful customer outcomes. Leidos joined the AWS Partner Network in August 2014.
The Premier Consulting Partner status is the latest recognition Leidos has achieved while collaborating with AWS. In April, Leidos achieved the AWS Managed Service Provider certification, which qualifies a company to help customers plan, design, build, migrate, run and optimize an AWS cloud environment. Shortly after, Leidos achieved the AWS Government Competency certification for three industries: National Security & Defense, Citizen Services, and Public Healthcare. These recent achievements served as a stepping stone to obtaining the Premier Partner level.
"Being named an AWS Premier Consulting Partner underscores our ability to provide a continuum of sustainable and scalable solutions that unleash the power of the cloud for our customers," said John Fratamico, Leidos Chief Technology Officer. "We have made significant investments to help customers optimize their cloud needs. Whether it's a small solution or one involving large, complex, and sensitive data sets, our cloud architects deliver innovative solutions that minimize a customer's information technology footprint."
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 29, 2017, and other such filings that Leidos makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.