A collection of 23 awards were handed out to partners at Cisco Live 2016 in Melbourne.
Australian and New Zealand partners were recognised across categories for innovation, leadership and achievement.
Telstra took out Cisco’s Innovation Partner of the Year and Cloud Partner of the Year, while Dimension Data scooped Cisco Capital Partner of the Year.
Optus Business also snagged three awards – Community Contribution, Service Partner and Cloud Excellence Partner of the Year. UXC Connect took home the Sales Partnership of the Year.
“Cisco is committed to working closely with its partners and collaborating to develop our businesses,” Cisco A/NZ partner business group director, Jason Brouwers, said.
Datacom were also dual award winners taking out New Zealand Partner of the Year and Managed Services Partner of the Year.
Dicker Data scored the Distribution Partner of the Year.
Other award winners included:
Cisco’s Claudine Beltrami - Teaming Excellence Award of the Year
Dimension Data Australia’s Terry Kimball - Teaming Excellence Award of the Year
Data#3’s Graham Robinson - Alliance Manager of the Year
AVI - Application Manager of the Year
Kytec Group - Mid Market Partner of the Year
AINS - Small Business Partner of the Year
MOQdigital - Vertical Solution Innovation Partner of the Year
Housley Communications - Learning Partner of the Year
Data#3’s Chris Day - Technical Excellence Award of the Year
NEC Australia’s Peter Salerno - Solutions Delivery Excellence Award of the Year
UXC Connect’s Audrey Chea - Operational Excellence Award of the Year
Rexel Industrial Automation – IoT Partner of the Year
Julia Talevski traveled to Cisco Live in Melbourne as a guest of Cisco.