This week at Cisco’s annual partner conference, which took place digitally, Data#3 was honoured as ANZ Partner of the Year, APJC Security Partner of the Year, and Global Software Partner of the Year.
Presented to channel partners who rise to the challenge, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognise superior business practices and reward best-in-class methodologies. Areas of consideration include processes innovation, architecture-led success, outcome-focussed programs, seizing emerging opportunities, and pioneering approaches to sales.
“It gives me great pleasure to recognise Cisco partners who continue to demonstrate superior performance and drive value for our customers. They are leading and innovating with us to help enterprises solve complex problems,” said Oliver Tuszik, Senior Vice President, Global Partner Organisation, Cisco. “It’s a privilege to present the Global Software Partner of the Year award to Data#3 in recognition of its outstanding achievement in helping customers respond to their business challenges.”
Data#3 Group Practice Manager, Graham Robinson, who accepted the awards on behalf of the company, commented, “It’s an extraordinary achievement to take home three Cisco partner awards and to be recognised on the global stage for the fourth year in a row. The lifecycle approach we’ve developed with Cisco has become a cornerstone of our strategy. The commitment shown by both the Data#3 and Cisco teams has enabled us to become a leader in our industry, so we can help our customers be a leader in theirs.”
Data#3 Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Laurence Baynham, commented, “Our 25-year partnership with Cisco underpins our unparalleled success. Together, our commitment to lifecycle engagement ensures customers derive true business value from their technology investments. To be chosen as one of a select number of global award winners from Cisco’s 60,000 partners worldwide is a significant achievement. Congratulations to the Cisco and Data#3 teams.”
Cisco Partner Summit Global awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Global Partner organisation and regional executives.
With its Gold Partner Status, Cisco Master Specialisations, and deep expertise across the Cisco portfolio, Data#3 is uniquely equipped to help businesses to overcome their evolving business challenges with Cisco’s market-leading technology.