Members of VMware Partner Community Awarded at VMware Partner Exchange 2013

Members of VMware Partner Community Awarded at VMware Partner Exchange 2013 
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/13 --  Today at VMware Partner
Exchange 2013, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in
virtualization and cloud infrastructure, recognized its partner
community for their demonstrated excellence in 2012. This year's
VMware Partner Network global awards were announced during the VMware
Partner Exchange Awards Banquet. 
"Global partners of all sizes come to VMware Partner Exchange to
network and further their knowledge of VMware solutions as customers
are realizing the benefits of the software-defined datacenter," said
Colleen Kapase, senior director, Partner Readiness, VMware. "We are
proud to acknowledge the achievements made in 2012 by VMware
partners, and look forward to our mutual success in 2013." 
Partner award recipients from around the world were acknowledged by
VMware in 19 categories for their excellence in performance and
distinctive achievements during 2012: 


 
--  Application ISV Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: SAP AG
     Regional
    Winners: Infosys Technologies (APJ)
--  Business Continuity Competency Partner of the Year
     Global Winner:
    Varrow
     Regional Winners: Varrow (Americas), Computacenter (EMEA),
    Veeras Infotek Pvt Limited (APJ)
--  Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Competency Partner of the Year
    
    Global Winner: Ahead, LLC
     Regional Winners: Ahead LLC (Americas),
    Colt Technology Services (EMEA), Shanghai Ingeek Information
    Technology Co, Ltd (APJ)
--  Consulting and Integration Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: Xerox
    
    Regional Winners: Xerox (Americas), T-Systems (EMEA), Accenture (APJ)
--  Desktop Competency Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: Insight
    
    Regional Winners: Insight (Americas), Phoenix Software Ltd. (EMEA),
    GoodMorning Information Technology Co., Ltd. (APJ)
--  Distributor of the Year
     Global Winner: Ingram Micro
     Regional
    Winners: Officer Distribuidora (Americas), Tech Data GmbH & Co.
    OHG (AZLAN) (EMEA), Ingram Micro Australia (APJ)
--  Emerging Market Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: Aptronics
    
    Regional Winners: Soluciones Informaticas Integrales (Americas),
    Aptronics
 (EMEA), PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika (APJ)
--  Infrastructure Virtualization Competency Partner of the Year
     Global
    Winner: Bechtle
     Regional Winners: CDW (Americas), Bechtle (EMEA),
    FUJITSU FSAS INC. (APJ)
--  Management Competency Partner of the Year
     Global Winner:
    International Integrated Solutions, Ltd.
     Regional Winners:
    International Integrated Solutions, Ltd. (Americas), Comdivision
    (EMEA), CTC/ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corp. (APJ)
--  Public Sector Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: ePlus Technology
    Inc.
     Regional Winners: ePlus Technology Inc. (Americas), Trustmarque
    (EMEA), ILGEUN Infra Inc. (APJ)
--  Renewals Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: ATEA
     Regional Winners:
    SHI International Corp. (Americas), ATEA (EMEA), Dell (APJ)
--  SMB Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: Whizz-Work Pte. Ltd.
     Regional
    Winners: SHI International Corp. (Americas), Assyrus Srl (EMEA),
    Whizz-Work Pte. Ltd. (APJ)
--  Solution Provider of the Year
     Global Winner: Presidio Networked
    Solutions
     Regional Winners: Presidio Networked Solutions (Americas),
    Kelway (EMEA), NetOne Systems (APJ)
--  Technology Innovator Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: Liquidware
    Labs
     Regional Winner: Fujian Centerm Information CO., Ltd. (APJ)
--  Training (VATC) Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: ECS Technology
    (China) Limited
     Regional Winners: Global Knowledge (Americas), QA
    Ltd. (EMEA), ECS Technology (China) Limited (APJ)
--  vFabric(R) CompetencyPartner of the Year
     Global Winner: Canopy
    
    Regional Winners: Logicalis, Inc. (Americas), Canopy (EMEA), XML Asia
    Ltd. (APJ)
--  Virtualization of Business Critical Applications (VBCA) Competency
    Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: GreenPages
     Regional Winners:
    GreenPages (Americas), AddOn Systemhaus GmbH (EMEA)
--  VMware Service Provider Partner of the Year
     Global Winner: OVH
    
    Regional Winners: Savvis (Americas), OVH (EMEA), Datacom (APJ)
--  Most Valuable Partner Executive of the Year
     Global Winner: Joe
    Koenig, Worldwide Technology, Inc
     Regional Winners: Joe Koenig,
    Worldwide Technology, Inc (Americas), Sam Routledge, Softcat Ltd.
    (EMEA), Wang Hong Li, Inspur (APJ)

  
About VMware Partner Exchange 2013 
VMware Partner Exchange 2013 is the leading global event for
virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from
the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the
industry. With more than 200 sessions, including boot camps,
breakouts, and workshops, as well as an extensive exhibitor pavilion,
partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to
deliver the software-defined datacenter to customers. To learn more
about VMware Partner Exchange, visit www.vmwarepartnerexchange.com  
About VMware 
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure
solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era.
Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build,
deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that
is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. With 2012 revenues
of $4.61 billion, VMware has more than 480,000 customers and 55,000
partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices
throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com. 
VMware and vFabric are trademarks or registered trademarks of VMware,
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and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective
companies. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not
imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other
company. 
Ken Lotich
VMware Global Communications
klotich@vmware.com 
(650) 427-1911 
Alex Kirschner
The OutCast Agency for VMware
alex@theoutcastagency.com 
(415) 345-4783 
 
 
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