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Swish Earns “Select Channel Partner” Status with GitLab Inc.

March 30, 2022

Swish Earns “Select Channel Partner” Status with GitLab Inc.

Companies strengthen partnerships to support U.S. Army DevSecOps initiatives

March 30, 2022

McLean, Va., March 30, 2022 – Today, Swish announced that they have been named a “Select Channel Partner” within GitLab Inc.’s Partner Program.  As a GitLab partner, Swish can maximize the value of their internal DevSecOps expertise and the GitLab DevOps Platform for government customers.  “Effective partnerships require a lot of work and collaboration,” stated Rick Shafer, vice president of DoD sales for Swish.  “For that reason, we partner with technologies that we know we can win with.  Our DevSecOps engineering expertise and GitLab’s outstanding DevOps Platform are a winning combination, and we are excited to achieve Select Partner status.”  GitLab moves partners to Select status that have made a significant investment in training and developing GitLab expertise, developed services practices around GitLab and are expected to drive greater GitLab product recurring revenue. 

“Through continued collaboration, GitLab and Swish have identified a number of opportunities across the U.S. Army,” stated Ron Frazier, Strategic Account Leader at GitLab. “Swish brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in the DevSecOps arena that has enhanced our success in increasing revenue growth in the Army.” 

“GitLab is excited to continue our partnership with Swish,” said Michelle Hodges, Vice President of Global Channels at GitLab. “Swish has expertise across the public sector, which makes them a great fit for the GitLab Partner Program. Alignment in supporting government agencies enables us to work together to create high-value services and solutions for our mutual customers.”

Swish will provide trained and certified technical experts that will ensure successful implementation, product utilization and functionality. Swish and GitLab have also partnered in joint demand generation activities that are helping to expand the Army customer base as well as establish a pipeline for new territories. Further, GitLab is a Gold sponsor of Swish’s upcoming GIST22 conference on May 19,

About Swish Data

Swish is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and HUBZone certified Small Business provider of technology solutions and engineering services tSwish is a provider of technology solutions and engineering services to the U.S. Federal Government with a focus on high-quality outcomes for customers. Experienced and certified engineers research and evaluate the most innovative technologies on the market and then develop full life cycle solution offerings to ensure that customers realize maximum operational value. Since 2006, Swish has delivered high-performance solutions and services to the Federal Government market ensuring that customers’ digital service capabilities, performance, and security exceed expectations and requirements. Swish is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned and HUBZone certified Small Business. 


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