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Hitachi Vantara celebrates local partners at 2022 ANZ Summit
Thu, 29th Dec 2022
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Hitachi Vantara Australia and New Zealand congratulates the winners of its 2022 Partner Awards, recently celebrated at its 2022 ANZ Summit in Canberra. Long-standing partners Intuit (SureBridge), CCL, Perfekt and AGA Healthcare Australia were recognised across four categories. In addition, a new category - New Disty Partner of the Year - was introduced to celebrate Hitachi Vantara's primary ANZ Distributor, Arrow ECS ANZ, which came on board six months ago. 

“The Hitachi Vantara team was grateful to spend time with our valued partners at our recent ANZ Summit, to share and discuss insights and strategies for the year ahead. We are proud to be a partner obsessed organisation. Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to all our partners that make up our strong, innovative and collaborative ecosystem,” says Nathan Knight, Vice President and Managing Director ANZ at Hitachi Vantara.

The Premier Partner of the Year 2022 was awarded to Intuit Technologies.

Intuit entered into a partnership with Hitachi Vantara in 2020 by acquiring 16-year Hitachi Vantara partner ecosystem veteran, SureBridge. This year the companies celebrated this partnership’s continuous evolution and expansion, both geographically and through new account acquisitions. “We are proud of our role in our partner’s growth journey and look forward to a bright future together,” says Hitachi Vantara ANZ.

The Elite and Cloud Services Provider Partner of the Year 2022 was awarded to CCL, a part of the Spark Business Group, New Zealand's largest technology and transformation partner. 

The Regional Partner of the Year 2022 was awarded to Perfekt.          

As a Hitachi partner for over 21 years, Platinum Partner, Perfekt is a leading Australian IT infrastructure, managed services, hybrid cloud, cybersecurity and IoT provider to the Australian market. 

Perfekt has some of Australia's most experienced, Hitachi-certified in-house pre-sales and professional Services engineers. Partnering with Hitachi, they design and implement highly complex, large-scale projects across many notable organisations in the government, health, education, and finance sectors, to name a few. 

Perfekt's ongoing, strong business relationship with Hitachi is critical to the continued success of its customers as the companies collaborate to deliver the most competitive, successful outcomes.

The Industry Focus Partner of the Year 2022 was awarded to AGFA Healthcare Australia.

AGFA has been a Hitachi Vantara partner for 22 years. AGFA is a leading provider of picture archiving and communication systems globally, and its solutions serve a critical function within hospital systems worldwide. 

With a platform underpinned by Hitachi, AGFA supplies Australia's medical professionals with the tools they need to provide the best possible patient care.

Lastly, the new Distribution Partner of the Year award was given to Arrow ECS ANZ. As the ANZ arm of one of Hitachi Vantara’s major global distributors, Arrow ECS ANZ is the first distributor in APAC to align with Hitachi Vantara’s global distribution strategy.