London, 29 May 2012
Colt, Europe’s leading information delivery platform, today announced the four winners of its UK Partner of the Year awards. The Colt Partner of the Year programme is designed to recognise and celebrate Colt’s top performing agent partners and resellers and is a key feature of Colt’s partner programme. Winners received their awards at Colt’s annual partner conference, which recently took place at London’s Institute of Directors.
The winners of this year’s awards are:
- Agent Partner of the Year: Zenhound Ltd
- Agent Partner of the Year Runner-Up: Progressive Consulting Limited (PCL)
- Reseller Partner of the Year: BIS Limited
- Wholesale Partner of the Year Runner-Up: Virtual1
The Colt partner programme is a key element of Colt’s longstanding indirect strategy to support its partners across Europe, as part of Colt’s four sales channels to the small and medium businesses market: agent partners, resellers, distributors and the recently launched franchise partner channel.
“We are delighted to recognise the outstanding contribution that these four winners have made throughout 2011,” said Nastasi Karaiskos, Director, Colt. “The winning partners have continued to deliver service excellence to their customers and have continued to grow their existing accounts while simultaneously bringing new customers to Colt.”
In addition to the Partner of the Year awards, the conference also recognised two of the leading UK Agent partners by naming them as Platinum Partners, which is the highest tier of accreditation in Colt’s partner programme. The newly named Platinum Partners are:
- Zenhound Ltd
- Expect Solutions
Colt Platinum partners consistently demonstrate expertise in their field, achieve high levels of competency in the Colt portfolio and continue to deliver uncompromising levels of customer support. We are committed to working even closer with our partners and look forward to continued growth throughout 2012,” added Karaiskos.
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Colt is the information delivery platform for Europe, enabling its customers to deliver, share, and process and store their vital business information. An established leader in delivering integrated computing and network services to major organisations, midsized businesses and wholesale customers, Colt operates a 22-country, 43,000km network that includes metropolitan area networks in 39 major European cities with direct fibre connections into 18,000 buildings and 19 Colt data centres.
In 2010, the Colt Data Centre Services business was launched to deliver innovative high quality modular data centres which are rapid to deploy and power efficient.
Colt is listed on the London Stock Exchange (COLT). Information about Colt and its services can be found at www.colt.net.