Congratulations to our winning partners
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 Partner and Pathways Summit in Venice on June 18.
Congratulations to the following category winners:
NetApp EMEA Enterprise Market Partner of the Year
"What really set Computacenter apart was their ability to bring products and services to market, and sparking co-development of unique intellectual property around NetApp technology," said Dieter Schmidt, Director Channel Sales Germany.
NetApp EMEA Midsize Market Partner of the Year
Behçet Yumrukçalli, Country Manager Turkey: "They were able to drive huge three-digit growth rates and deliver an astounding win rate."
NetApp EMEA Distributor of the Year
"We congratulate Altimate for their strong growth and brilliant midsize business operations in FY13. Altimate rose to become the number one Spanish distributor in spite of difficult market conditions," said María José Miranda, Regional Director NetApp Iberia.
"Bytes System Integration has demonstrated impressive proficiency and commitment”, said Konstantin Ebert, Director MEEEA for NetApp. “They drive a very high ratio of NetApp business and deliver smart return on investment."
NetApp EMEA Professional Services Certified Partner of the Year
NetApp EMEA Support Service Partner of the Year
"Their strong development and continued improvement of their Support Services delivery as evidenced by customer satisfaction data made them the obvious choice," said Peter Rawden, Partner Sales Director UK & I.
NetApp EMEA FlexPod and ExpressPod Partner of the Year
Peter Rawden: "A revenue powerhouse with a strong pipeline and impressive growth over the last fiscal year. They also hold the largest number of FlexPod customer projects in EMEA."
NetApp EMEA Partner Marketing Campaign of the Year
"A very creative marketing campaign with great sales results. Together we’ve built one of the most successful sales engagement and incentive programs ever for our UK teams in terms of return on investment," commented Peter Rawden.
2013 Charity Award
We’d also like to congratulate the winner of the Charity Award, Bytes System Integration, on whose behalf NetApp donated €7,500 to Red Cross International.
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 2014!