Verizon, Synnex, CDW Among Symantec Award Winners

Some big names in the channel are still basking in the glow after being honored by Symantec as winners of the security vendor’s 2015 Partner Engage awards.

The team from Synnex poses with its Symantec Partner Engage award.Synnex was recognized as Symantec’s Distribution Partner of the Year. The Greenville, South Carolina-based distribution giant was honored for year-over-year achievements in completing the highest unmanaged partner growth both overall and in the commercial space, and for driving greater than 10 percent growth around cloud initiatives.

CDW took home the honor of National Access Reseller (NAR) Innovation Partner of the Year, while Verizon got the nod as Global Service Provider Partner of the Year.

“The Symantec partner awards are an opportunity to recognize the great work our partners are doing and the positive impact they’re making with customers, the community and Symantec,” said Stephen Thomas, vice president, Americas Channel Sales, Symantec Corp. “Our channel partners are critical to our business. Each year, we recognize partners who demonstrate innovation, growth and commitment to our joint customers. I’d like to congratulate this year’s winners as we continue to advance security together.”

Other winners were:

  • National Access Reseller (NAR) Growth Partner of the Year – PCC
  • Mexico Multi Distribution Partner of the Year – Nexsys Mexico
  • Brazil Distribution Partner of the Year – Westcon
  • US Managed Innovation Partner of the Year – Intelisecure
  • US Managed Growth Partner of the Year – CBI
  • LAMC Managed Partner of the Year – ISH
  • Public Sector/Healthcare Innovation Partner of the Year – Imprivata
  • Public Sector/Healthcare Growth Partner of the Year – DLT
  • GSI Innovation Partner of the Year – Wipro
  • GSI Emerging Partner of the Year – HCL
  • GSI Growth Partner of the Year – Deloitte

A ceremony honoring the winners was held during Symantec’s Partner Engage 2015, Oct. 15-16, in Orlando, Florida.

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