9 March 2010
Colt, a leading European provider of business communications, today announced the five winners of the UK heat of its annual European Partner of the Year awards. This year’s UK winners will now go forward to the European competition, which culminates in an awards ceremony later this year.
The winners of this year’s awards are:
o Sales & Marketing Agent of the Year: Progressive Consulting Limited (PCL).
o Sales & Marketing Reseller of the Year: BIS Limited
o Business win of the year: Marlin Communications, Inc.
o Innovation Partner of the Year: Virocom Limited
o New Partner of the Year: G3 Network Services Ltd.
Now in its fourth year, the Partner of the Year scheme is designed to recognise and celebrate Colt’s top performing partners, both on a national and pan-European level. It is a key feature of Colt’s partner programme, Colt Community, which offers partners tools and initiatives around four pillars: Partnership, Marketing, Product and Rewards.
“We are delighted to be able to recognise the outstanding contribution that these five winners made during 2009,” said Rob Jupp, Business Unit Head at Colt UK. “Close, collaborative working practices with our valued channel partners will continue to be a key focus for Colt in 2010. We are committed to supporting our partners with a broad range of solutions, tools and training, while making it as easy as possible for them to do business with us.”
Colt is Europe’s leading information delivery platform, enabling its customers to share, process and store their vital business information. Colt is an established leader in delivering business voice, data and IT managed services to major and midsized businesses and wholesale customers. Colt operates a 13-country, 25,000km network that includes metropolitan area networks in 34 major European cities with direct fibre connections into 16,000 buildings and 19 COLT data centres.
Colt is listed on the London Stock Exchange (COLT). Information about Colt and its services can be found at www.colt.net.
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