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GitLab wins a Google cloud technology partner of the year award
Thu, 31st Aug 2023

GitLab, a comprehensive AI-powered DevSecOps platform, has announced that it has received the 2023 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year award for the DevOps application development category. It is the third consecutive year GitLab has been recognised.

GitLab was recognised for its achievements in application development within the Google Cloud ecosystem. The partnership enables joint customers to develop better cloud-native applications faster, driving efficiency at every stage of the software development lifecycle. GitLab fully integrates with Google Cloud to support joint customer development workflows from idea to production, helping teams improve cycle time, reduce development costs, and deliver more secure and compliant software faster.

GitLab and Google Cloud share a commitment to privacy and enterprise readiness and recently expanded their partnership to deliver secure AI offerings to the enterprise. 

As part of the Built with Google Cloud AI program, GitLab leverages Google Cloud’s generative AI models to provide customers with AI-powered features with a privacy-first approach, helping enable AI efficiencies without compromising security best practices. 

The GitLab DevSecOps platform empowers organisations to harness the benefits of AI throughout the software development lifecycle for faster delivery while helping safeguard their source code.

This recognition builds on the long-standing relationship between GitLab and Google Cloud beginning in 2018. Previously, GitLab won the Partner of the Year for Application Development Award in 2021 and 2020.

“Google Cloud’s partner awards recognise the significant impact and customer success that our partners have driven over the past year," says Kevin Ichhpurani, corporate vice president of global ecosystem and channels at Google Cloud. "We're delighted to recognise GitLab as a 2023 Google Cloud Partner Award winner, and look forward to a continued strong partnership in support of our mutual customers."

“We are thrilled to be recognised by Google Cloud as a leader in DevOps and application development for the third year in a row,” says Nima Badiey, vice president of strategic partnerships at GitLab. “We recently expanded our strategic partnership to meet the growing industry demand for privacy-first, AI-powered solutions that enable faster software delivery. We look forward to our continued collaboration to deliver an AI-powered DevSecOps platform to our joint customers embarking on their cloud migration and application modernisation journeys.”

“One of the most exciting things for our customers' connected experience will be the ability to use Google’s Artifact Registry with GitLab’s pipelines and packaging to create a security data plane. In this view of the Google Artifact Registry, developers will be able to see a consolidation of security scanning results and the metadata from vulnerability reports in GitLab.”

“GitLab is the most comprehensive AI-powered DevSecOps platform for software innovation. GitLab enables organisations to increase developer productivity, improve operational efficiency, reduce security and compliance risk, and accelerate digital transformation. More than 30 million registered users and more than 50% of the Fortune 100 trust GitLab to ship better, more secure software faster,” concludes Badiey.