Dimension Data has been honoured by Cisco at its 2012 Partner Summit with the 2011 Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR) Partner of the Year.
Of significance is the fact that Dimension Data South Africa also won the Global Partner of the Year award. Cisco unveiled the winners at its annual channel partner conference held recently inSan Diego,California.
Cisco Partner Summit global awards are designed to recognise 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 honour to recognise Dimension Data as a Cisco Partner Summit global award recipient,” said Edison Peres, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels at Cisco. “The Global Partner of the Year award presented to Dimension Data recognises its outstanding achievement as a Cisco channel partner in the Middle East andAfricain 2011.”
Dimension Data’s global breadth
Michael Abendanon, General Manager: Network Integration and Converged Communications, Dimension Data Middle East and Africa, said: “We are delighted to be recognised with this award. This year brings to 21 the number of years Dimension Data has been working with Cisco. Technology partnerships are important as we aim to represent the world’s leading technology vendors to our clients. This year’s Cisco awards once again validate Dimension Data’s global breadth, technical excellence, and execution capabilities across 51 countries in all Cisco theatres.”
Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: global, geography and theatre. Cisco Partner Summit global awards reflect the top-performing channel partners within a specific technology market across several geographic regions.