EMC Computer Systems (UK), the information infrastructure solutions provider, named 2e2 Group as the company's UK 'Partner of the Year 2010' for its consistent delivery of excellent marketing and demand generation campaigns around its 'Business Architectures' initiative. Through this initiative, 2e2 Group aims to combine dedicated business and technical expertise focussed on particular industry markets, including the Public Sector. EMC also recognised 2e2 Group for its ongoing commitment to ensuring staff are fully trained and certified on EMC's expanding portfolio of product and Cloud Service propositions.
Other partners recognised in the awards included:
New UK Partner of the Year 2010 B2net
Fastest Growth UK Partner of the Year 2010 Kelway
Cloud Innovators of the Year 2010 MTI and Redstor
The recipients of the awards were selected according to criteria including revenue and pipeline growth, as well as competitive change and accreditation achievements. Each partner has also demonstrated increased commitment to the channel through its work with EMC.
Chris Gould, UK and Ireland channel sales manager at EMC, said: "Congratulations to 2e2 Group, our UK Partner of the Year, and collectively to our partner network as a whole with which EMC's results continue to go from strength to strength. We're extremely pleased with the depth of knowledge that our network of partners has continued to develop over the years, but also with the impressive levels of innovation which our partners are demonstrating, and particularly when it comes to cloud computing."
B2net was recognised as EMC UK's 'New Partner of the Year' following a powerful demonstration of its commitment to EMC during 2010, which included many successful sales engagements along with a defined commitment to sales and pre-sales training. Meanwhile, Kelway was awarded for its successful coverage and execution in the mid-market in 2010, as well as its go-to-market with EMC, Cisco, and VMware in support of VCE, the Virtual Computing Environment Company. Finally, MTI and Redstor were jointly recognised for both partners' adoption of EMC technology platforms from which to deliver secure cloud storage infrastructure services that will help customers manage and optimise external clouds as part of an overall cloud strategy."
EMC currently works with over 140 partners in the UK, within its industry-recognised EMC Velocity Solution Provider Programme which provides new opportunities for EMC reselling partners of all sizes around the world to accelerate revenue, differentiate their business in the marketplace, provide more value to customers, and increase profitability.