Avaya Inc., a leader in business communications applications, systems and services, has named the recipients of the Avaya BusinessPartner of the Year awards for North America at its Global Sales and Partner Conference being held in New Orleans this week. Avaya BusinessPartners of the Year awards are given annually to Avaya channel partners selected for both quantitative and qualitative achievement.
This year, Carousel Industries of North America, headquartered in Peace Dale, R.I., received the top 2006 Avaya BusinessPartner of the Year award for outstanding customer service and significant revenue growth during the fiscal year. The company achieved triple-digit, year-over-year growth in total revenue, including sales of strategic applications, services and convergence solutions. This is the second consecutive year Carousel Industries has taken top honors.
In addition to Carousel, other BusinessPartners honored for their fiscal year performance in individual categories are:
* BusinessPartner of the Year for Converged Solutions — Juma
Technology, Farmingdale, N.Y.
* BusinessPartner of the Year for Communications Applications —
Strategic Products and Services (SPS), Cedar Knolls, N.J.
* BusinessPartner of the Year for Enterprise Services — NACR,
* BusinessPartner of the Year for Small and Medium Business
Solutions — Consolidated Technologies Inc., Port Chester, N.Y.
The companies honored are among the more than 1,300 BusinessPartners who represent Avaya products and services in North America. To be considered for BusinessPartner of the Year awards, companies must achieve a 90 percent customer satisfaction rating, demonstrate industry leadership and outperform key strategic goals.
Avaya Inc. www.avaya.com
Carousel Industries of North America www.carouselindustries.com
Consolidated Technologies Inc. www.consoltech.com
Juma Technology www.jumatechnology.com
Strategic Products and Services www.spscom.com