Matrix, the specialist IT solutions and services integrator, today announced that it has been certified as a Gold Advantage Partner by F5 Networks, the global leader in secure Application Traffic Management solutions. One of only three Gold Advantage Partners in the UK, Matrix is now certified to sell F5s complete product portfolio as well as offer customers first and second level technical support services.
Commenting on the accreditation, Peter Drinkwater, managing director of Matrixs Integration Division said, Achieving this accreditation further demonstrates the technical competency and skills inherent within the Company and underlines our steely determination to offer our customers best-in-class solutions underpinned by the highest levels of technical support services. We see F5 as a strategic partner for us as we continue to grow our business and this accreditation reinforces the mutual commitment of both parties.
Steve Jenkins, vice president EMEA, F5 Networks stated, We are delighted to award Matrix Gold Advantage Partner status as recognition of its commitment to growing and supporting F5s business in the UK. Our strategy of working with a select number of quality channel partners in the UK ensures that our customers can be assured of the very best service and support around our pioneering Application Traffic Management solutions. Matrix has clearly demonstrated it has the technical skills, knowledge and expertise to deliver this in the market.
As a certified Gold Advantage Partner Matrix will receive a range of business benefits including preferential margins, sales leads, bid support, training, dedicated account management and access to co-operative marketing resources including access to joint funding and participation at F5 partner conferences and roadshows.