May 04, 2010 13:57 ET

NWD MicroAge Receives HP Partner Excellence Award

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 4, 2010) - NWD MicroAge today announced that it has been recognized with a prestigious Partner in Excellence IPG Canada Growth Award during the recent 2010 HP Americas Partner Conference.

Selected by a panel of executives from the HP Solution Partner Organization, the HP Partner Recognition Awards were given to 19 HP partners who exhibited substantial wins in the marketplace and demonstrated outstanding performance in the delivery of HP products and solutions, as well as partners who exhibited innovative philanthropic practices and embraced HP's key corporate objectives of global citizenship and social responsibility.

Recognized by HP Solution Partner Organization leadership executives, the Partner in Excellence IPG Growth Award honours NWD MicroAge for innovative uses of HP technology to develop solutions that target key customers or markets in Canada that resulted in profitable and sustainable growth.

"It's an honour to receive this award as it confirms that our partnership with HP is an essential element of our success with our customers." said Phil Palmieri, President NWD MicroAge. "We constantly strive to meet the growing needs and deliver winning solutions."

"The winners of HP's Partner Recognition Awards represent the best our partners have to offer in each business unit and region, whether that's through sales leadership and marketplace differentiation, or by demonstrating global citizenship in giving back to the community," said Stephen DiFranco, vice president and general manager, HP Solution Partners Organization Americas. "We thank all our partners for their contributions and congratulate our award-winning partners for their ongoing leadership."

About NWD MicroAge

NWD MicroAge is an IT solution provider with more than 20 years experience in delivering hardware, software and service solutions to organizations of all sizes. NWD MicroAge helps organizations with the planning, designing, integration and management of their IT environment with the most efficient and cost-effective technology available on the market today. The focal point at NWD MicroAge is the value of a long-term business relationship with local, national and multi-national customers. For more information, please visit our web site at www.nwd-microage.com.

About Hartco

Hartco Distribution, the franchising and distribution division of Hartco Inc., is an authorized user and the exclusive licensee of the MicroAge trademark in Canada. Hartco Inc. (TSX:HCI) has been a leader in the Canadian information technology business for more than thirty years. Through its operating divisions, which together include more than 60 locations operating across Canada, Hartco Inc. delivers information technology solutions to private and public sector organizations of every size. For more information, please visit www.hartco.com.

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