Partner Summit is a special time of year for us at Cisco. It gives us a chance to show the world why Cisco’s channel partners are the very best. We also get a chance to see the great solutions partners have been working on and discuss what we have planned for the coming year. It’s always exciting to see the unique ways partners are implementing Cisco technology, working together and building innovative solutions.
But my favourite part of partner summit has to be the partner awards showcase. Held during Partner Summit, it is a time when the entire global Cisco partner community can come together to reflect on our successes over the past year and celebrate our achievements.
I was particularly excited to announce the Canadian winners at our annual Partner Summit Canada party this year. We’ve had a great year at Cisco Canada and our partner community is a big part of that. With great opportunities on the horizon enabled by the Internet of Everything, I know 2013-2014 is going to be another stellar year for our partners as they continue to connect people, process, data and things.
With that, I’m excited to announce the Canadian Partner Summit award recipients for 2013:
|East Partner of the Year||Bell Canada|
|West Partner of the Year||Compugen|
|Central Partner of the Year||OnX Enterprise Solutions Ltd.|
|Professional Services Partner of the Year||Long View Systems|
|Data Centre/Virtualization Partner of the Year||Scalar Decisions|
|Collaboration Partner of the Year||TELUS|
|Borderless Network Partner of the Year||IBM Canada|
|Managed Cloud Partner of the Year||Bell Canada|
|Vertical/Solutions Innovation Partner of the Year||CompuCom|
|Business Video Partner of the Year||CBCI Telecom|
|SMB Partner of the Year||CDW|
This is an amazing group of companies, one that makes me very proud to lead the partner organization for Cisco Canada. I want to extend my sincere congratulations to all the winners!
I am also proud to announce that two of the above companies also received US and Canada Theater awards, a tremendous achievement and one based on their performance across the entire region:
Canada Partner of the Year IBM Canada
Service Provider Partner of the Year Bell Canada
Join me in congratulating the winners in the comments below.