Sungard Availability Services Celebrates Channel Partner Excellence with Seven Performance Awards
Wayne, Pa. – January 27, 2016 – Sungard Availability Services® (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today announced seven winners of its annual Sungard AS Partner Performance Awards recognizing partners for their execution and dedication to delivering excellent service and solutions to organizations throughout North America.
With a strong network of technology and solution partners, Sungard AS collaborates with the most respected names in the industry to deliver compelling solutions. From technology partners to solution providers, Sungard AS' partnerships bring significant benefits to customers through a broad array of production and recovery services along with value-added consultation. As trusted advisors to their clients, authorized channel partners incorporate Sungard AS solutions into their portfolio of hardware, software, and professional services to satisfy customer IT requirements. More information about these companies, including the Partner Performance award winners, can be found in the new Sungard AS Partner Directory, which launched during 2015.
Three "Partner of the Year" awards distinguish overall partnership engagement and sales performance, and three "Breakout Partner of the Year" awards acknowledge excellence in execution in working with Sungard AS. The following companies – selected from the U.S. and Canada – were recognized:
- Canadian Partner of the Year: Allstream
- Canadian Breakout Partner of the Year: Softchoice
- Canadian Application Partner of the Year: Illumiti
- U.S. Breakout Partner of the Year: Technologent
- U.S. Service Provider of the Year: AT&T
- U.S. Solution Provider of the Year: Presidio
In addition to these channel partners, Sungard AS also recognized Actifio as Breakout Technology Partner of the Year for providing support in several key deals.
"Together with our partners, Sungard AS achieved continued success in providing critical application management, production cloud and disaster recovery services to customers during 2015," said Carmen Sorice, Senior Vice President, Global Channel Sales and Programs, Sungard AS. The Sungard AS North American channel partner program has grown 30 percent in overall revenue since 2013.
To continue this momentum, Sungard AS will continue to improve its partners' overall experience with Sungard AS during 2016 – from how partners engage with the company online, to their interactions with the Sungard AS teams in the field.
About Sungard Availability Services
Sungard® Availability Services™ (Sungard AS) has more than 30 years of experience providing flexible availability services that help ensure organizations keep applications always on, always available. The company leverages its proven expertise to provide managed IT services, information availability consulting services, business continuity management software and disaster recovery services to clients in North America, Europe and India. Sungard AS helps customers improve the resiliency of their mission critical systems by designing, implementing and managing cost-effective solutions using people, process and technology to address enterprise IT availability needs.
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