SOURCE: VMware, Inc.

VMware, Inc.

March 09, 2016 08:00 ET

VMware Partner Network Recognized at Inaugural Partner Leadership Summit

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - March 09, 2016) - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced honorees of VMware Partner Innovation Awards. VMware recognizes its partners annually for excellence and achievements accomplished during the previous year.

"We are very proud to recognize all of the VMware Partner Innovation Award winners," said Ross Brown, senior vice president, Worldwide Partners and Alliances, VMware. "The performance and dedication our partners consistently bring forward is valued, as together, we provide robust software-defined technologies to a diverse set of companies worldwide."

Global Partner Innovation award honorees from around the world in 20 categories received awards for their excellent performance and notable achievements in 2015:

Distributor Partner of the Year

Global Winner: Ingram Micro

Geo Winners: Ingram Micro (Americas), REDINGTON India Ltd (APJ), Tech Data Denmark ApS (EMEA)

Education Partner of the Year Award

Global Winner: Global Knowledge

Geo Winners: Global Knowledge US (Americas), Global Knowledge Network (M) SDN BHD (APJ), Global Knowledge (EMEA)

Emerging Markets Distributor Partner of the Year

Global Winner: Redington Gulf FZE MENA

Geo Winners: Licencias OnLine Argentina (Americas), Ingram Micro Malaysia Sdn. Bh (APJ), Redington Gulf FZE MENA (EMEA)

Enterprise Solution Provider Partner of the Year

Global Winner: GCS

Geo Winners: GCS (Americas), 1aopen Co. Ltd (APJ), REDES System Consulting SL (EMEA)

Federation SI/SO Partner of the Year Award

Global Winner: Atos

Global System Integrator of the Year

Global Winner: IBM Services

Global System Outsourcer of the Year

Global Winner: Atos

Innovation OEM Partner of the Year

Global Winner: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Geo Winners: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (Americas), Sugon (APJ), VCE Technology Solutions Limited (EMEA)

Marketing Partner of the Year

Global Winner: Comparex

Geo Winners: Arrow Enterprise Computing (Americas), Uniadex Ltd (APJ), Comparex (EMEA)

Mobility Partner of the Year

Global Winner: SHI International Corp.

Geo Winners: SHI International Corp. (Americas), CTC/ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corp. (APJ), Raido (EMEA)

NSX® Partner of the Year

Global Winner: IBM Services

Geo Winners: IBM Services (Americas), NetOne Systems Co, LTD (APJ), ON2IT B.V. (EMEA)

Partner Professional Service Program (PPSP) Partner of the Year

Geo Winners: Kovarus (Americas), Triangle Computer Services (EMEA)

Renewals Partner of the Year

Global Winner: ATEA ASA

Geo Winners: PC Connection, Inc. (Americas), Dell Australia (APJ), Atea ASA (EMEA)

Rising Star Partner of the Year

Global Winner: PROACT SYSTEMS A/S

Geo Winners: Componentes El Orbe (Americas), ST Electronics (Enterprise 1) Pte Ltd (APJ), PROACT SYSTEMS A/S (EMEA)

SDDC Partner of the Year

Global Winner: Presidio

Geo Winners: Presidio Networked Solutions (Americas), NCS PTE LT Singapore (APJ), Computacenter Germany (EMEA)

Service Provider Partner of the Year

Global Winner: OVH

Geo Winners: Rackspace (Americas), Fujitsu Australia Limited (APJ), OVH (EMEA)

Solution Provider Partner of the Year

Global Winner: CTC/ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corp

Geo Winners: Ahead, LLC (Americas), CTC/ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corp (APJ), Softcat Ltd (EMEA)

Strategic Alliance Partner of the Year

Global Winner: Fujitsu (APJ & EMEA)

Geo Winners: Dell (Americas), Fujitsu Limited- Japan (APJ), Fujitsu Technology Solutions (EMEA)

Technical Partner of the Year

Global Winner: NVIDIA

Geo Winners: Sovereign Systems (Americas), Trend Micro Incorporated (APJ), NVIDIA (EMEA)

vCloud® Air™ Partner of the Year

Global Winner: CDW

Geo Winners: CDW (Americas), Computacenter UK (EMEA)

About VMware Partner Leadership Summit

VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016 offers VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers as to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, solution practices and partnering best practices. An invitation-only event, VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016 provides partners with the resources they need to develop and execute a comprehensive go-to-market plan in 2016 and beyond.

Additional Resources

Connect with VMware on Twitter and Facebook

Learn more about the VMware Partner Network

About VMware

VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application. With 2015 revenues of $6.6 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.

VMware, VMware NSX, vCloud, and vCloud Air are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.

Contact Information