Distributor Avnet Technology Solutions have been recognised as the Channel Development Partner of the Year for EMEA by Tandberg, the provider of video conferencing and telepresence solutions. Avnet received the award on the 11th October at the Tandberg EMEA Partner Summit in Lisbon, Portugal.
“Avnet has been a critical partner in developing the UK and Ireland markets for Tandberg,” said Geir Olsen, Tandberg President of EMEA. “They have successfully worked with Tandberg to develop 26 partners within the two markets and thanks to their efforts; partner revenue has grown an average of 35% year over year since 2006. Avnet has been an exceptional partner and is very deserving of the Channel Development Partner of the Year Award.”
Wayne Gratton, Director of Unified Communications, Avnet Technology Solutions EMEA, commented: “This award represents a significant achievement for our Unified Communications team. It is also a tribute to Tandberg’s partner community which, given the difficult economic climate, have continued to outperform market growth for visual communications. Our team will continually strive to support and add value to Tandberg’s partners, and this Channel Development Partner of the Year award is welcome recognition of our partnership and achievement in supporting and developing Tandberg’s growing partner community.”