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DiData, Telstra and Optus Business claim Cisco awards

By Heather Wright
Thu 30 Apr 2015
FYI, this story is more than a year old

Dimension Data Asia Pacific has claimed the big prize the 2015 Cisco Partner Summit Global awards, winning Asia Pacific and Japan partner of the year award.

Telstra and Optus Business were also proclaimed architectural excellence partners of the year, for Collaboration and Enterprise Networks respectively.

The awards were announced by Bruce Klein, Cisco’s senior vice president for worldwide partner organisation, at the global awards reception at the Cisco Partner Summit in Montreal.

Seventten global partners were awarded for ‘exemplary performance’ across a number of categories.

Klein says he had the privilege of recognising the achievement of Cisco’s top global partners for seizing new opportunities, unleashing innovations and empowering customers in all-new ways.

“It was thrilling to see the global partner community coming together last night to celebrate and recognise the achievements of our trailblazing partners,” Klein says.

“You are heartily applauded for your passion and commitment to drive innovative solutions that truly deliver the amazing business outcomes our customers seek.”

The full list of winners of the 2015 Cisco Partner Summit Global Awards is:

Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) Partner of the Year Award – Dimension Data Asia Pacific

Americas Partner of the Year Award – Dimension Data

Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year Award: Collaboration – Telstra Corporation Limited

Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year Award: Data Center – WWT

Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year Award: Enterprise Networks – Optus Business

Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year Award: Security – Presidio Networked Solutions

Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year Award: Service Provider Architectures – Qware Technology Group Co., Ltd

Cisco Capital Partner of the Year Award – CDW

Cloud Builder Partner of the Year Award – Computacenter

Cloud and Managed Services Partner of the Year Award – VODAFONE GROUP PLC

Commercial Partner of the Year Award – CDW

Distributor of the Year Award – Ingram Micro India Pvt. Ltd

Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR) Partner of the Year Award – Dimension Data

Enterprise Partner of the Year Award – WWT

Greater China Partner of the Year Award – Eccom Network System Co

Learning Partner of the Year Award – Global Knowledge

Services Partner of the Year Award – ATEA Norway

Solution Innovation Partner of the Year Award – MapR

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