NEXTDC has honoured its top performers within the channel in Australia, recognising a blend of new and long-lasting partners in 2016.
Recognised at an exclusive event at The Ivy in Sydney, the data centre company applauded the achievements of those operating within its nationwide channel program, acknowledging the work of over 300 partners across the country.
During the past year, NEXTDC has also on-boarded over 50 new partners, expanding the company’s network of carriers, cloud platforms and IT service providers.
“The Awards tonight illustrate the power of our channel partnerships in delivering IT solutions that enable organisations to transform their business and take advantage of new technologies,” NEXTDC CEO, Craig Scroggie, said.
“The pace of technological change is making a collaborative approach more important than ever, so organisations can integrate services and systems, and be able to adapt to a digital world.
“Increasingly, success in business depends on the ability to connect and engage with all organisations in an ecosystem for mutual benefit and support.”
Spanning six categories, the ASX-listed company honoured onPlatinum ICT, PingCo, Telstra, Atos, CenturyLink and Comvergence.
“The quality of nominations for this year's Partner Awards were outstanding, with many examples of successful projects delivering transformative solutions for Australian businesses,” NEXTDC head of channel, Steve Martin, added.
“The success of our partners is our success, and the Awards are a great opportunity for us to reflect on the complimentary nature of our relationships, and the positive impact NEXTDC’s channel-first ethos is having on the Australian market.”
The winners of the 2016 NEXTDC Partner Awards are:
New Partner of the Year - onPlatinum ICT
As-a-Service Partner of the Year - PingCo
Carrier Partner of the Year - Telstra
Innovation Partner of the Year - Atos
Enterprise Partner of the Year - CenturyLink
Colocation Partner of the Year - Comvergence