TARRYTOWN, N.Y., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced the company's Comstor business unit is the recipient of multiple awards at Cisco Partner Summit 2012. In total, the company was honored for excellence seven times across multiple geographies. Cisco unveiled the winners at its annual channel partner conference on April 17 in San Diego, Calif.
Cisco Partner Summit awards are designed to recognize exemplary channel partners who demonstrate best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, application successes, unique programs, problem solving and sales approaches. All winners are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Channels and regional executives.
"Cisco is privileged to work with some of the best channel partners around the world, and it is my honor to recognize Comstor as a Cisco Partner Summit award recipient," said Edison Peres, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels at Cisco. "The multiple awards presented to Comstor recognize its outstanding achievement as a Cisco channel partner in 2011."
Comstor was highlighted across a broad range of theaters and geographies. Some of the Comstor businesses recognized include:
- Comstor United Kingdom: "Distribution Partner of the Year" and Award for "Worldwide Distribution Partner Enablement"
- Comstor Australia: "Distribution Partner of the Year"
- Comstor Brazil: Award for "Global Operational Excellence"
- Comstor Mexico: "Distribution Partner of the Year"
- Comstor Netherlands: "Distribution Partner of the Year" (Dutch and "North Geo")
"At Comstor, we've steadily built a reputation as one of Cisco's premier value-added distributors. Our dedicated teams are uniquely focused on helping partners accelerate their business leveraging Cisco's award-winning networking, collaboration and data center technologies," said Jon Pritchard, President, Comstor. "We value our long-standing relationship with Cisco and are honored to receive this recognition as one of their most valued partners."
Today's awards build on Comstor's strong performance in 2011, which included the company's certification as a Cisco Unified Computing System™ B-Series Authorized Configurator – as well as highly successful Executive Relevance Selling (ERS) and LEAP "Centers of Excellence" initiatives.
Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: global, geography, and theater. Cisco Partner Summit global awards reflect the top-performing channel partners within a specific technology market across several geographic regions.
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About Westcon Group
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. The company's Comstor business unit is dedicated solely to global distribution of Cisco offerings. Westcon's teams create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon Group organization enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. Westcon Group's portfolio of market-leading vendors includes: Cisco, Avaya, Brocade, Fujitsu, Polycom, Check Point, and Blue Coat. For more information, please visit www.comstor.com, www.comstor.co.uk or www.westcongroup.com.
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