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Thales Wins Big in 2023

November 2, 2023

Chad Couser Chad Couser | Director Marketing Communications Thales More About This Author >

Here at Thales, we are incredibly proud of what we do. Protecting our customers from cybersecurity threats brings us immense satisfaction, and being recognized for our efforts is both humbling and validating. 2023 has been a particularly good year for us; keep reading for a run-through of our most recent successes.

Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year Award

Thales was selected as the Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year in the Security – Data Protection category. Recognized alongside a global field of top Google Cloud partners for excellence in developing and implementing customer solutions based on Google Cloud’s technology, Thales is incredibly proud of this award.

The Thales and Google Cloud collaboration addresses the needs of all organizations facing ever-increasing security, sovereignty, and performance requirements for their cloud deployments. Boasting decades of cybersecurity expertise, Thales provides the level of trust and security required for customers around the world to move to the cloud, while maintaining the necessary level of control. By combining Thales’ platform expertise with Google Cloud’s enterprise-grade solutions and cutting-edge infrastructure, the two companies work closely on various broad data security initiatives.

Sebastien Cano, Senior Vice President of Cloud Protection and Licensing activities at Thales, commented: “We are very proud of our ongoing relationship with Google Cloud and this latest award recognizes the brilliant work we’ve been doing with them across a range of projects. Together we are helping customers around the world discover, classify and protect their data more efficiently, and ensure their move to the cloud is as secure and compliant as possible.”

MSP Innovation Awards Europe

Earlier this year, Thales was delighted to be recognized at the MSP Innovation Awards Europe as MSP of the Year. To win the overall prize at these awards was a great honor, especially considering how tough the competition was.

Powered by Channel Partner Insights, the MSP Innovation Awards Europe celebrates the best of the managed services provider market. With over 20 categories recognizing MSP and vendor achievements, the awards are among the most prestigious in the industry.

Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards are among the most well-respected and wide-ranging in the industry. They aim to recognize the good work that often goes unnoticed in cybersecurity, boasting more than 300 award categories. All winners reflect the very best in innovation and excellence in tackling today’s urgent cybersecurity challenges. This year, Thales was proud to perform particularly well, winning the following three awards:

AutoSec China Awards

In September, Thales celebrated the 7th Autosec China Week and the 4th China Automotive Data Security Expo. As one of the global leaders in digital identity and security, Thales was invited to attend and deliver a keynote speech. To make a good week even better, Thales also won the AutoSec Safety Star "2023 Excellent Automotive HSM Solution Award".

In his keynote speech, Mr. Chen Shangyan, Asia Pacific Technical Director of Thales Cloud Protection and Software Licensing Business, expressed his gratitude:

“We are honored to be able to participate in the conference, and we also hope to provide some help and support for more Chinese car companies to enter the international market.”

CybersecAsia Readers’ Choice Awards

In another triumph for our APAC team, Thales has won the CyberSecAsia Readers’ Choice Award in the Data Protection category. With ransomware and malware attacks at historic highs, it’s incredibly gratifying to know that readers of as esteemed a publication as CyberSecAsia consider our solution to be best-in-class.

2023 Marcom Platinum Award

Our Thales 2023 Data Threat Report has won the 2023 Marcom Platinum Award for the second year in a row! Here at Thales, we believe that our research can transform the cybersecurity landscape for the better. It’s heartening to be recognized for our efforts. Thanks to our partners S&P Global Market Intelligence who conducted the survey and helped produce the report.

2023 Marcom Gold Award

This was a great year for us at the Marcom Awards; Thales also won a Gold Award for our CipherTrust Always-On marketing campaign, designed to Goal was to generate awareness and re-engage with key accounts for the CipherTrust Data security Platform

Security-Insider Readers' Choice Awards

Earlier this year in Germany, we were delighted to have been nominated for the German Security-Insider Readers’ Choice for Access Management. Access management is a vital part of any cybersecurity program, and we are honored that our German customers rate us so highly! Thank you to everyone who voted for us, and we can’t wait for the winners to be announced on October 27th.

Australian Cyber Security Awards 2023

Thales was overjoyed to pick up the Data/Server Security Company of the Year award at the inaugural Australian Cyber Security Awards 2023. The awards identify the top businesses and professionals in the cyber sector across Australia. It was an incredible honor to be selected out of an esteemed group of competitors. We’d also like to give a shout-out to our very own Ben Doyle, who was nominated for CISO of the year!

Thales Earns 5-Star Rating in the 2023 CRN Partner Program Guide

The Thales Accelerate Partner Network has received a 5-star rating in the 2023 CRN Partner Program Guide. This annual guide offers essential information to solution providers such as managed service providers (MSPs), value-added resellers (VARs), systems integrators, and strategic service providers as they explore technology manufacturers’ partner programs to find the vendors that will best support their business needs. The 5-star rating is awarded to the companies that go above and beyond in their commitment to nurturing strong, profitable, successful channel partnerships.

Thales Earns 5 Star Rating