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Aruba celebrates A/NZ partners at 2016 Channel Partner Awards

08 Dec 16

Aruba held its annual Atmosphere ANZ Conference last night, where the winners of its 2016 Channel Partner Awards were announced.

Channel partners were recognised for demonstrating a high calibre of service excellence across key sectors, increased market share, superior offering and growth in the ANZ market.

The 2016 Aruba Partner award winners:

  • Digital Workplace Solution Partner of the Year: Vizstone
  • Education Partner of the Year: Honeylight
  • Retail Partner of the Year: Netwireless
  • Healthcare Partner of the Year: Dimension Data
  • Technical Excellence Award: Accucom
  • Best Partner Initiative: Data #3
  • ClearPass Partner of the Year: Matrix CNI
  • Aruba ANZ Partner of the Year: Matrix CNI

David Elliott, Channel Sales Director of Aruba ANZ, spoke at the event, saying they were thrilled to be converging on the Gold Coast to celebrate the company’s partner ecosystem.

“As a channel-first organisation, our partners and resellers are the backbone of our business and tonight we are honoured to celebrate their achievements,” says Elliott.

“The year has been one of phenomenal growth and development for the Aruba business. We continue to more aggressively capture market share and we have seen a very positive response from our partner community,” he adds. 

Matrix CNI managing director, Deni Saupin, says they were honoured to be named as Aruba ANZ Partner of the Year for 2016.

“Our sales and engineering staff spend countless hours training to ensure we can deliver the best services to our customers, so this award is a testament to our team’s capabilities,” explains Saupin.

“Innovation is at the heart of our business and we are fortunate to have customers that recognise this. Working with Aruba, an industry leader in wired and wireless technology, ensures that together we are always at the forefront of technology and innovation.”

Channel partners from across the region attended Atmosphere ANZ, to hear from Aruba executives, partners and customers, attending hands on sessions too. 

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