It is our great pleasure to share the names of the winners of the NetApp EMEA Partner Performance and Innovation Awards.

The judges were in agreement that the standard of entries was very high, which stands as a tribute to all NetApp EMEA partners who nominated themselves. NetApp would like to thank all partners who participated and their commitment in constantly growing the NetApp brand and product offering and our joint business.

The awards ceremony was hosted at the 2014 Partner Pathways and Summit, 11 June, in Budapest.

Congratulations to the following category winners:

EMEA Enterprise Market Partner of the Year

  • Proact IT UK Ltd.

    Proact IT UK have had a very good year with substantial growth through the Flash portfolio, continued growth in the FlexPod range and a growing adoption of cDOT with their base. Offering solutions right across the portfolio, Proact IT UK bought on the highest number of New Customer accounts in the category



Outstanding Contribution to open new Market or Industry

  • Bytes Systems Integration (Pty) Ltd.

    Bytes are exceptional in signifying their commitment and loyalty to NetApp. Over the years, they have demonstrated a strong focus on execution and demand generation leading to expansive growth in the Emerging Markets. They have developed a great complimentary solution portfolio, including services, ultimately leading to high customer success in the region.



EMEA Midsize Partner of the Year

  • Bytes Systems Integration (Pty) Ltd.

    Bytes are extremely passionate, enthusiastic and devoted. Their strong marketing plans enable them to execute diverse demand generation programs in the Mid Size Enterprise, with excellent project execution. Bytes have been enormously successful in representing NetApp strongly in the South African market.



EMEA Cloud Partner of the Year


    APX is a long-term historical partner of NetApp. APX has demonstrated a great innovation with their “Plug2watt” solution and has made great progress in their transformation of traditional IT reseller to a Cloud Builder. This “Plug2Watt” solution fits perfectly with the NetApp strategy in assisting customers in their journey to the Cloud.



EMEA FlexPod Partner of the Year

  • Q Associates Ltd.

    Congratulations to Q Associates UK for winning the FlexPod EMEA Award. Q-Associate’s investment in sales, marketing and technical excellence around FlexPod has led to tremendous success. Q Associates are one of the fastest growing FlexPod partners in the EMEA region with more than 30 FlexPod references. NetApp is very proud to reward Q Associate’s “Passion for FlexPod”.



EMEA Solution Partner of the Year

  • MTI Systems Ltd

    MTI have embraced Data ONTAP as an enabler of flexible computing for their Customers. They have an extremely high percentage of adoption of cDOT, within their new and existing base of customers. This ultimately has led them to accelerating growth within their own business and that of their customers businesses.



EMEA Distributor of the Year

  • Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions Ltd.

    Arrow have seen tremendous growth within the Silver and Gold partners which they manage. This comes down to the innovation and effectiveness of their Go to Market programs. Their efforts have been a strong contributor towards NetApp’s success in the General Territory segment.



EMEA Partner Marketing Campaign of the Year

  • Teamix GmbH

    Teamix ran an incredibly comprehensive and sophisticated campaign driving leads for NetApp’s Flash business. The ongoing campaign integrates both above the line, and targeted digital marketing with great effect, delivering great ROI results.



EMEA Services Partner of the Year

  • ANS Group plc

    ANS Group’s strategic investment in cDOT and utilization of NetApp best practices and tools is reflected through high customer satisfaction results and a very strong demand for their own services. This customer success clearly positioned them as the NetApp EMEA Services Partner of the Year Award winner.




We’d also like to add our hearty congratulations to the winner of the Charity Award, teamix Germany.

High spirits and elation carried the awards evening. The event was hosted throughout a glamorous gala dinner, giving partners the chance to meet with their peers and celebrate their wins.

Read more about the winners in our recent press release.

One and all agreed on the success of evening and the contribution of the award to NetApp’s continued success. We look forward to your participation in next year’s event. Only through our partners’ support can we take NetApp to new heights.

Here’s to the NetApp EMEA Partner Performance and Innovation Awards 2015!