Red Hat North America Partner Conference - Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the winners of its annual Red Hat North American Partner Awards. The winners were announced last night at an event held during the Red Hat North American Partner Conference in Orlando, Fla.
The recipients were honored for their work in the commercial and public sector channels and were chosen based on their ability to successfully deliver innovative open source solutions to customers. Honorees were recognized for outstanding performance in 2014 across several categories, including Partner of the Year; Distribution Partner of the Year; High Volume Partner of the Year; System Integrator Partner of the Year; Cloud Partner of the Year; Catalyst Partner of the Year; Middleware Partner of the Year; Rising Star Partner of the Year; and Innovation Partner of the Year.
The winners of the Red Hat North American Partner Awards are:
Partner of the Year
Honoring the partner that experienced the greatest growth and had the most significant impact on Red Hat’s business.
- Commercial: IBM Global Technology Services
- Public Sector: DLT Solutions
Distribution Partner of the Year
Honoring the partner whose distributorships enabled exceptional sales growth of Red Hat solutions.
- Commercial: Ingram Micro
- Public Sector: Carahsoft Technology Corp.
High Volume Partner of the Year
Honoring the Red Hat partner that has demonstrated the highest level of commitment through their engagement and investment with Red Hat.
- Commercial: CDW
System Integrator Partner of the Year
Honoring a partner whose system integrator capabilities have enabled exceptional integration of Red Hat solutions.
- Commercial: Tata Consultancy Services
- Public Sector: HP Enterprise Services
Cloud Partner of the Year
Honoring a partner whose collaboration has enabled exceptional cloud adoption for Red Hat.
- Commercial: Rackspace
Catalyst Partner of the Year
Honoring a Red Hat partner with the greatest success in delivering total solutions to customers through unique partnerships with Red Hat and other ecosystem partners.
- Public Sector: World Wide Technology, Inc.
Middleware Partner of the Year
Honoring a Red Hat partner whose collaboration has enabled exceptional middleware growth for Red Hat.
- Commercial (Sales Achievement Category): Shadow-Soft
- Commercial (Innovator Category): Vizuri
Rising Star Partner of the Year
Honoring a Red Hat partner whose collaboration with Red Hat has enabled exceptional growth over the past year.
- Commercial: Nexus, a Dimension Data Company
Innovation Partner of the Year
Honoring a Red Hat partner whose collaboration with Red Hat has enabled innovative opportunities over the past year.
- Commercial: CA Technologies
Mark Enzweiler, senior vice president, Global Channel Sales and Alliances, Red Hat
"Our partners are an integral component to Red Hat’s success, and we’re thrilled to be able to recognize them through our Red Hat North American Partner Awards. We value our relationships with our channel partners, and applaud their efforts in bringing Red Hat’s products to market. We also look forward to continuing to work with all of our partners so that their customers can benefit from Red Hat’s solutions."
D. Robert Martin, vice president, North American Partner Sales, Red Hat
"From platform to cloud solutions and beyond, our partners have proven invaluable in selling Red Hat’s open source solutions to organizations throughout North America. They’ve been able to successfully adapt their sales processes to address the ever-changing needs of IT. The Red Hat North American Partner Awards are our way of saying ‘thank you.’"
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