Partners remain an important multiplier for Red Hat and play a key role in enabling customer success by delivering innovative enterprise open source solutions to drive business results. Red Hat partners have demonstrated commendable resilience this past year, and have been instrumental in contributing to Red Hat’s success. 

The 2021 Red Hat Australia and New Zealand Partner Awards celebrate our dedicated partners for their continued commitment to using open source technologies through collaborative and transparent working practices. From cloud-native applications to managed services to automation solutions, this year’s award winners have helped customers across varied industries on their path to IT modernization and digital transformation. 

A/NZ Partner of the Year

  • Integral Technology Solutions, for delivering high-quality Red Hat solutions to successfully transform customer business outcomes. 

Innovation Partner of the Year

  • Deloitte, for driving and delivering innovation using Red Hat open source solutions. 

Professional Services Partner of the Year

  • Advent One, for growing business opportunities through Red Hat service offerings.

Distribution Partner of the Year

  • Tech Data A/NZ, for its successful year-over-year growth and delivery of innovative solutions to customers, powered by Red Hat technologies.  

Cloud Partner of the Year

  • Advent One, for creating new business opportunities using Red Hat open hybrid cloud solutions.

ISV Partner of the Year

  • Hansen Technologies, for engaging in joint customer collaborations and offering extensive product support for Red Hat technologies. 

Advanced Business Partner of the Year

  • SECTION6, for using the breadth of knowledge capabilities enabling successful use and adoption of Red Hat solutions. 

New Partner of the Year

  • Logicalis Australia, for joining the Red Hat network of partners and delivering positive business outcomes for customers. 

Congratulations, and thank you to all the winners in helping our joint customers to drive value from their digital transformation efforts. 

Each of these partners have been instrumental in showcasing the power of enterprise open source and the innovation it drives. Over the years we have seen that Red Hat and our partners are better together. We look forward to continuing to grow, learn and innovate with our partners to generate even more joint success.

About the author

Garry Gray is the Senior Director and Head of Ecosystems for Red Hat in Australia and New Zealand. Having joined the company in 2018, Gray is responsible for leading the transformation of Red Hat’s channels ecosystem into a market-leading, best practice environment with a focus on profitable business growth and improved partner and customer experiences.  
With a career spanning more than 20 years, Gray has worked across a diverse range of disruptive services and technology-related industries in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, with knowledge and experience in channels, partner and alliance management, business leadership, operations, managed and global services and business development. Prior to joining Red Hat, Gray held many senior leadership roles in organisations including Xerox and AAPT.

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