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VMware Recognizes Partner Innovation Award Recipients at Partner Leadership Summit 2019


Partners Honored for Superb Performance and Noteworthy Achievements

India, April 8, 2019 -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced recipients of the VMware 2018 Partner Innovation Awards. VMware honors select partners for extraordinary achievements every year at Partner Leadership Summit.

“2018 was a fantastic year for VMware and our partners, and we are pleased to recognize all of our 2018 VMware Partner Innovation Awards winners,” said Jenni Flinders, vice president, Worldwide Channel Chief, VMware. “VMware, together with our partners, will continue to drive business innovation through next-generation VMware technologies, empowering customers to thrive throughout their digital transformation journeys.”

Partner Innovation Award honorees from around the world received awards at Partner Leadership Summit 2019 in the following 12 global and 11 regional categories for outstanding performance and notable achievements in 2018:

Global Award Winners

Cloud Management & Automation Services - Sovereign Systems

Data Center Virtualization Services - GCSIT Solutions

Desktop & Mobility Services - Computacenter AG & Co.oHG

Distribution - Tech Data Corp.

Empower Digital Workspace - CDW

Emerging Markets Distribution - Ingram Micro India

Integrate Public Cloud - IBM

Marketing - RoundTower Technologies

Modernize Data Centers - Atos

Network Virtualization Services - ITQ Consultancy B.V.

Strategic Alliance – Amazon Web Services

Transform Networking & Security - SHI International


Regional Award Winners


• Americas: Expedient

• APJ: CTC/ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation

• EMEA: Telefonica Distribution
• Americas: Carahsoft Technology Corporation

• APJ: Ingram Micro New Zealand

• EMEA: Arrow ECS UK


Emerging Markets

• Americas: Componentes El Orbe 

• APJ: Goodmorning Information Technology Co., Ltd

• EMEA: TeraSky


Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solution

• Americas: CDW 

• APJ: ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation

• EMEA: SCC – France  

Mobility Management Solution

• Americas: Insight

• APJ: CompNow

• EMEA: JevoTrust Management AG


Network Virtualization Solution

• Americas: RoundTower Technologies

• APJ: BoardWare Information System Limited

• EMEA: ATEA Sverige AB

Partner of the Year 

• Americas: SHI International

• APJ: ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation

• EMEA: Bechtle AG



• Americas: World Wide Technology

• APJ: Fuji Soft, Incorporated



• Americas: Trace3

• APJ: TrendyTech

• EMEA: Softcat plc VMware Cloud on AWS Solution
• Americas: SHI International

• EMEA: Computacenter UK

VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud Solution

• Americas: Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions Inc

• APJ: Macquarie Telecom

• EMEA: Videns IT Services 

About VMware Partner Leadership Summit 

VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2019 offered VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, solution practices, and partnering best practices. As an invitation-only event, it provided partners with resources to develop and execute comprehensive go-to-market plans.

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