Partners in SA and WECA were recently acknowledged for outstanding achievements in sales, performance and customer satisfaction in 2014
VMware enjoys sharing the success of its partners and acknowledging these achievements. Partner awards for South Africa (SA) and West East Central Africa (WECA) for 2013/2014 were given at the annual awards dinner that was hosted in Johannesburg, SA on 11 November 2014.
Partner and General Business Lead at VMware, Mark Reynolds said that VMware appreciates that critical role that partners play in helping its customers move to the cloud, embrace the software-defined datacentre and plot their path to the hybrid cloud.
The awards recognises the dedication of VMware partners to the VMware brand along with the continual investment they make in developing their skills and capacity in order to better support VMware customers.
Recipients of the awards included 18 partners from throughout the South African as well as WECA region, all of which were lauded for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during the 2013/2014 period. Winners included:
- VATC Partner of the Year – Torque IT
- Rising Star of the Year (SA) – EOH
- Rising Star of the Year (WECA) – Allied Computers
- VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) Partner of the Year – Internet Solutions
- South African Distributor of the Year – Axiz
- WECA Distributor of the Year – Redington Gulf
- VSPP Aggregator of the Year (SA & WECA) – First Distribution
- Royalty OEM Partner of the Year (SA) – HP
- Royalty OEM Partner of the Year (WECA) – IBM
- Special Recognition to outstanding OEM resellers – Aptronics, Business Connexion, Datacentrix, Dimension Data (East Africa), Dimension Data (West Africa) and Ubuntu
- Renewals Partner of the Year (SA) – First Technology
- Renewals Partner of the Year (WECA) – Computer Warehouse Limited
- Highest New Revenue Contributor of the Year (SA) – DELL
- Highest New Revenue Contributor of the Year (WECA) – Easy People
- WECA Solution Provider of the Year – Computer Warehouse Limited
- South African Solution Provider of the Year – Dimension Data
- Regional Director’s Award (SA) – Datacentrix (KZN)
- Regional Director’s Award (WECA) – Computer Point Limited
Congratulations to all the winners!