BURLINGTON, Mass., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitrends, a leader in enterprise-level cloud-empowered business continuity solutions, today announced its 2016 Partner of the Year award winners. Unitrends understands that in today's digital world, protecting ideas and keeping customers' businesses running is non-negotiable. Now in its second year and coming on the heels of Unitrends' newly launched partner program, the annual awards recognize partners who consistently demonstrate excellence in delivering on their customer's continuity needs and for driving exceptional business results.
This year, Unitrends added two new categories, Cloud Partner of the Year and Rising Star. Cloud category winners in particular were key contributors to Unitrends impressive 250 percent year-over-year growth in cloud-based solution deployments. The winners of the Rising Stars category represent new partners that made a big impact during their first year partnering with Unitrends. In total, Unitrends honors 10 partners for their achievements across various categories both globally and regionally.
"The Unitrends Partner of the Year Awards showcase those partners and resellers who have leveraged Unitrends' Connected Continuity Platform to address their customers' end-to-end protection needs," said Dante Gordon, Senior Director, Channel Marketing at Unitrends. "Selecting this year's winners was particularly challenging, as we have more than 3,000 partners from 70 different countries. However, the winners were truly exceptional, and their accomplishments should be viewed as examples of excellence, as each recipient has contributed significantly to helping organizations reduce risk and create better processes and systems to protect an organizations business and IT assets."
Partners were nominated and reviewed by a panel of Unitrends' global sales and channel leaders. More specifically, Unitrends Partner Awards winners include:
- North American Large Account Reseller (LAR) Partner of the Year: CDW
- North American Value-Added Reseller (VAR) Partner of the Year: Alliance Technology Group
- North American Regional Partners of the Year:
- West Region: MicroAge
- Midwest Region: Marco Business Products
- South Region: Viyu Network Solutions
- East Region: Cambridge Computer Services
- EMEA Partner of the Year: EZU Solutions Ltd.
- APAC Partner of the Year: Innet Vietnam
- Cloud Partners of the Year:
- North America: CDW
- EMEA: EZU Solutions Ltd
- Rising Stars:
- North America: FusionStorm
- EMEA: Highlander Computing
For additional information or to become a Unitrends partner, please visit www.unitrends.com/partners.
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Unitrends is trusted by IT Leaders and Pros who know that in today's digital world protecting their ideas and keeping their business running is non-negotiable. To address the growing volume and value of digital information, the company's award winning portfolio of Continuity Solutions enables customers to capitalize on cloud economics, reduce their overall spend on IT, and have 100% confidence in the recovery point to come. Unitrends' Continuity Solutions are backed by a customer support team that consistently achieves a 98% satisfaction rating and are sold through a community of thousands of expert technology partners, service providers and resellers worldwide. Visit www.unitrends.com.