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Press Release -- March 5th, 2013
Source: Cisco Systems

Cisco Partner Insight Awards Celebrate Outstanding Australia and New Zealand Partners

Cisco Live! Melbourne, Australia, March 6, 2013 – Cisco has acknowledged excellence within its Australian and New Zealand partner community in announcing the winners of the 2012 Cisco ANZ Partner Insight Awards.  At a ceremony in Melbourne last evening, teams and individuals from 15 Cisco ANZ Partners were recognised across 19 categories for their innovation, leadership and best practice as a Cisco business partner.

“As a channel-oriented business, Cisco is deeply committed to supporting our partners to build their business, and to recognise those that have demonstrated outstanding achievement,” says Sara Adams, managing director, Partner Business Group for Cisco Australia and New Zealand.

“Cisco’s Partner Insight Awards celebrate exemplary business practice within our partner community. I congratulate all this year’s winners for demonstrating clever thinking, strong customer understanding and technical excellence across the breadth of our portfolio.”

The full list of 2012 Cisco ANZ Partner Insight Award winners are:

Data Centre Partner of the Year Dimension Data
Collaboration Partner of the Year Telstra
Borderless Technologies Partner of the Year Data#3
Cloud Partner of the Year Telstra
New Zealand Partner of the Year gen-i
Innovation Partner of the Year Datacom
Vertical Solution Innovation Partner of the Year Secure Agility
Architectural Excellence Fujitsu
Marketing Excellence Logicalis
Small Business Partner of the Year North Sydney IT
Distribution Innovation Partner of the Year Westcon Group, Australia
Services Partner of the Year Telstra
Smart Services Partner of the Year (APJC) Data#3
Excellence in Post Deployment Support Logicalis
ANZ Acceleration Partner of the Year 2012 NEC
Alliance Manager of the Year Graham Robinson, Data#3
Sales Excellence Anoop Dhankhar, EMC
Technical Excellence Chris Ross, UXC Connect
Technical Execution Adam Clark, Optus AlphaWest

Cisco ANZ’s Partner Insight Awards celebrate innovation, leadership and excellence within the business partner community. Award criteria include: architecture-led approach successes, business differentiation and strategic outcomes, and deep customer understanding.  All winners were selected by a group of Cisco Australia and New Zealand Partner and Country executives.

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