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By Edward Gately
NaviSite, the managed services-provider arm of Time Warner Cable, has named Avant Communications, CDW, and Richardson Eyres recipients of its annual Partner Awards.
An aggregator of cloud services, Avant was named “Master Agent of the Year” for the third year in a row for its continued success in promoting NaviSite’s portfolio of cloud services to its partners.
CDW was awarded “Agent Partner of the Year” also for the third consecutive year, highlighting its continued effort to extend customers’ IT infrastructure through cloud-based services. With 250,000 customers, CDW is one of the nation’s largest providers of integrated technology services.
Richardson Eyres was awarded “European Partner of the Year,” highlighting its data center technology-infrastructure services that help solve challenges for clients in the U.K. and the Continent. The award recognized the work the firm has done with NaviSite to deliver customers customized IT offerings and services that increase business productivity.
“NaviSite’s channel partners are innovators in this industry, meeting the cloud technology solutions needs of businesses around the world,” said Craig Sandman, senior director of NaviSite’s channel program. “Our annual awards recognize the incredible business value created by our partners, and Avant, CDW (and) Richardson Eyres are leaders who recognize and truly represent the potential of NaviSite’s cloud and managed hosting portfolio.”