The winners of the 2018 Veeam Partner Awards at the Partner Summit in Johannesburg have been announced.
The annual awards recognise and celebrate the commitment and success of Veeam ProPartners and Veeam Cloud and Service Provider (VCSP) partners who have demonstrated success in providing Veeam solutions to their customers and growing their business while supporting users on the journey to Intelligent Data Management.
Gilles Pommier, Vice President Channel and Alliances EMEA, Veeam, said: “Veeam is a partner-first business and understands that the very nature of how business is done is changing – and how quickly. As such, we pride ourselves on adapting to these needs and ensuring our partners have the latest products, first-class training and support, and access to our expert ecosystem. We are confident that we are delivering new data management capabilities for our partners to help grow their business by empowering their customers to do more with their data, offering more choice and identifying new revenue opportunities for multi-cloud environments.
“We do all of our business through the channel, so we are excited to celebrate the success of our partners from the past year and recognise the work and talent in South Africa that is helping businesses achieve true business transformation.”
The following Veeam ProPartners and VCSPs were recognised at the 2019 Veeam Partner Summit in South Africa:
- The Fastest Growth of the Year: EOH
- The Most Significant Project of the Year: Sithabile
- The Best VCSP Partner of the Year: Silicon Sky
- The Best SMB Partner of the Year: First Technology Western Cape
- Aggregator of the Year: First Distribution
- Distributor of the Year: Axiz
“Our partners enjoy the prestige of our annual Partner Awards and how Veeam prioritises the achievements our partners have made and highlight it to their peers in the channel community,” said Lisa Strydom, Channel Manager Lead for Africa at Veeam.
“In 2018, our focus was on partners across the spectrum – from those driving business initiatives into the SMB, to partners with a hybrid cloud offering, and those that offer value to the enterprise. This year sees us expanding our team locally to continue to support the channel in Africa and we will continue to drive growth for Veeam through our partner ecosystem.”