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Data#3 wins two Cisco Partner of the Year awards

12 Mar 2020

Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, has been recognised with two Partner of the Year awards from Cisco A/NZ.

The company has been named Cisco A/NZ’s CX Partner of the Year 2020 for Lifecycle and Adoption Services, and Architectural Excellence: Enterprise Networking Partner of the Year 2020. 

“I’m very proud that Data#3 has again been singled out as an industry leader,” says Data#3 national practice manager for Cisco Graham Robinson.

“Customer experience is a strategic priority for Data#3 and we’re intensely focused on helping customers realise more value; not only Cisco’s Enterprise Networking technology but the entire Cisco portfolio. Congratulations to the Data#3 and Cisco team.”

The awards recognise excellence in Cisco’s core foundational technologies and reward Data#3’s customer-focused approach, which helps organisations achieve business outcomes using Cisco technology.

“This recognition is a testament to our remarkable partnership with Cisco and our ability to collaboratively help customers digitally transform,” Data#3 chief executive officer and managing director, Laurence Baynham adds.

“Cisco’s networking solutions, combined with our lifecycle approach to customer experience, enables us to help customers achieve their business outcomes. We’ve experienced significant growth due through our deep alignment with Cisco, and I look forward to continuing our innovative work together.”

These awards follow recognition as Cisco’s Global Software Partner of the Year 2018 and Global Enterprise Networking Partner of the Year 2019. 

The company has also achieved Cisco’s Gold Partner status, Cisco’s highest partner certification. 

Using Cisco’s portfolio of software and hardware solutions, Data#3 designs and implements enterprise networks that bring security, efficiency and productivity benefits to businesses.

Data#3 delivers an integrated array of solutions across cloud, mobility, security, data & analytics and IT lifecycle management. 

These technology solutions are delivered by combining Data#3's services across consulting, project services and managed services with reported revenue of $1.4 billion in the 2019 financial year and has more than 1,200 employees with facilities across 12 locations in Australia and Fiji.

It is part of the Global IT Alliance which includes Lexel in New Zealand.

Cisco also recently announced the winners of the 2020 Women in IT Awards, recognising the very best in female talent across its customer and partner community.

In response to the wealth of standout submissions, all categories exceeded the traditional six finalist limit, showcasing the very best in the IT sector across categories including Academia, Community, Rising Star, Executive IT Leadership, Diversity Initiative, and Outstanding ICT Technical Innovation.