Symantec Partner Excellence Awards - 2013


The quality of the nominations received for this year’s Partner Excellence Awards has been exceptional; a testament to the skill and dedication that our partners have shown in both innovation and customer excellence over the last year.

We are pleased to announce the following winners:

Computer Gross wins Symantec EMEA Distributor of the Year 2013 Award

Since it started, Computer Gross has always anticipated the changing role of the distributor and stands out as a forward-looking distributor in the ICT market. As a value-additional distributor, it not only offers supply services, but provides a wide range of additional services for its Resellers, thanks to an expert staff of over 370 people with proven expertise in products and solutions. Since 1994, when the company was founded, the value-additional model and the constant focus on Resellers has always secured a competitive advantage for Computer Gross, with its revenue steadily increasing up to €780 million in 2013. Starting with approximately one hundred Resellers, thanks to the support of area sales managers operating throughout the country, we are now proud to have a consolidated network of more than 7,700 Resellers. Read More... Less...

Comsoft wins Symantec Small Business Partner of the Year 2013

Comsoft direct – Your Licensing and Software Specialist
Comsoft direct is recognized expert in the field of licensing, software and software asset management with nearly 30 years of experience. With offices in nine countries and a worldwide network of partners, Comsoft direct offers their customers a local partnership on a global scale.

All businesses, irrespective of size, receive from Comsoft direct software products, solutions and services that are tailored to them. Customers profit from extensive licensing know-how and an efficient ordering process with excellent procurement conditions.

Comsoft direct is Symantec Platinum Partner and provides its customers superior value through thorough Symantec product and solution expertise. Well-trained employees and dedicated Symantec Solution Specialists support customers first-hand and help them to secure and manage their IT environment.
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AntemetA wins Symantec Cloud Partner of the Year 2013

AntemetA SAN storage specialist since 1995
AntemetA is an IT platforms provider and integrator. Since 1995 they have developed the needed skills to master the whole process of storage to SAN.

One of Symantec’s biggest Data Protection value-added resellers in France, AntemetA offer customers tailor-made storage architecture, and a wide range of services from consulting to support. Their goal: to provide an optimized platform for your business applications with a commitment to performance, data protection and service continuity.
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Deloitte wins Symantec Enterprise Partner of the Year 2013

Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte has in the region of 200,000 professionals, all committed to becoming the standard of excellence. Read More... Less...

FutureTEC wins Symantec Commercial Partner of the Year 2013

Founded in 2005, Future Technology Systems Company - FutureTEC is a leading Information Technology Solutions Provider in Kuwait, delivering best-in-class Information Security, Datacenter Optimization, and Infrastructure Management Solutions to help our customers – from small businesses to large and enterprise organizations – secure and manage their information-driven world against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. Read More... Less...

Esdebe wins the Symantec Technical Innovation Award 2013

Esdebe Consultancy was established in 2001 and has grown to become a fully-fledged Value Added Reseller and Gold member of the 'Master Partner' program holding 4 specialisations.

Esdebe is now the leading provider of technical resource in the Information Management peak. Our focus is to build 'Trusted Partner' status with all our clients developing the services we deliver to both the user community and to Symantec.

The next few years will be exciting as the landscape of enterprise computing evolves, clients demand more innovative solutions and technologies merge. Esdebe will continue to services that our clients demand with quality and a smile.
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Softcat wins the Symantec Marketing Award 2013

Softcat is a leading provider of software licensing, hardware, security and related IT services. Softcat, founded in 1993 by the then chairman and majority shareholder Peter Kelly, remains privately owned and currently employs 600 people. It achieved a turnover in excess of £400 million in its last financial year and has been profitable since inception, resulting in a strong balance sheet and very firm financial foundations.

The company sells and supports products and solutions from all the world's leading IT companies. On all its portfolio products and solutions it offers a full range of services, including advice and guidance, technical design, product sourcing, implementation, support and project management. It enjoys a trading relationship with over 8,000 longstanding customers, predominantly from the UK corporate sector but also including large enterprises, small businesses and public sector organisations.

As an organisation Softcat cares passionately about two things – outstanding employee satisfaction and world-class customer service. It believes the former drives the latter.
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Arrow wins the Symantec President Award 2013

Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions (ECS), a business segment of Arrow Electronics (NYSE: ARW), is a global value-added distributor for the IT channel specializing in providing enterprise and midrange computing products, services and solutions to value-added resellers, system integrators, and independent software vendors. Throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Arrow ECS has a unique geographical presence in 27 countries across five regions. With this reach, an unmatched line card of more than 70 leading-edge suppliers, a focus on a cross-pillar offering strategy in the fields of Cloud Services, Network & Security, Servers & Storage, Middleware, Data Centre Infrastructure Management and Virtualisation as well as a diverse and powerful channel partner ecosystem, the company supports the business needs of more than 10,000 reseller partners in EMEA to evolve their business for profitable growth. Read More... Less...


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