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VMware Partner Network Recognized at Annual Partner Leadership Summit

Partners Awarded for Extraordinary Performance and Notable Achievements

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA--(Marketwired - May 25, 2017) - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced honorees of the VMware 2016 Global Partner Innovation Awards. VMware recognizes its partners annually for outstanding achievements accomplished during the previous year.

"We are pleased to present the VMware Global Partner Innovation Awards to a broad range of winners this year," said Ross Brown, senior vice president, Worldwide Partners and Alliances, VMware. "The VMware Partner Network consistently delivers value and performance to a dynamic set of businesses globally, and together, we enable organizations to harness the power of their digital transformation, and help them thrive in today's competitive business environment."

Global Partner Innovation Award honorees from around the world received awards at Partner Leadership Summit 2017 in the following 21 categories for outstanding performance and notable achievements in 2016:

Cloud Provider

Global Winner: CenturyLink

Regional Winners: CenturyLink (Americas), Fujitsu Cloud Technologies Limited (APJ), Tieto Corporation (EMEA)

Digital Workspace

Global Winner: ATEA

Regional Winners: Pomeroy (Americas), Feelaware (APJ), ATEA (EMEA)


Global Winner: CTC Technology Corporation

Regional Winners: Westcon LATAM (Americas), CTC Technology Corporation (APJ), QA LTD (EMEA)

Emerging Markets Distributor

Global Winner: Merlion

Regional Winners: Adistec (Americas), Ingram Micro Hong Kong (APJ), Merlion (EMEA)

Empower the Digital Workspace

Global Winner: DXC Technology

Enterprise Solution Provider

Global Winner: Datatrend Technologies, Inc.

Regional Winners: Datatrend Technologies, Inc. (Americas), Nomura Research Institute (APJ), IPM (EMEA)

Global Distributor

Global Winner: Avnet

Global Systems Integrator

Global Winner: Accenture

Global Systems Outsourcer

Global Winner: IBM Global Technology Services

Innovation OEM

Global Winner: Hitachi Data Systems

Regional Winners: Honeywell International (Americas), Fujitsu Ltd. (APJ), Hitachi Data Systems (EMEA)

Integrate Public Clouds

Global Winner: IBM GTS and Cloud


Global Winner: COMPAREX

Regional Winners: CDW (Americas), Kanematsu Electronics Ltd. (APJ), COMPAREX (EMEA)

Modernize Data Centers

Global Winner: Accenture

VMware NSX®

Global Winner: Presidio

Regional Winners: Presidio (Americas), Data #3 (APJ), Bechtle (EMEA)

PPSP (Partner Professional Services Program)

Global Winner: Rolta AdvizeX Technologies

Regional Winners: Rolta AdvizeX Technologies (Americas), Wysetek Systems Technologists Pvt. Ltd. (APJ), ITQ Consultancy B.V. (EMEA)


Global Winner: Insight Enterprises Australia

Regional Winners: SoftwareOne (Americas), Insight Enterprises Australia (APJ), COMPAREX (EMEA)

Rising Star

Global Winner: Asystec, SRL

Regional Winners: Asystec, SRL (Americas), MX Mobiling Co., Ltd. (APJ)

Software-Defined Data Center

Global Winner: SVA - System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH

Regional Winners: Computer Design & Integration, LLC (Americas), SISL Infotech Pvt. Ltd (APJ), SVA - System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH (EMEA)

Solution Provider

Global Winner: Net One Systems Co., Ltd

Regional Winners: PPN Information Technology (Americas), Net One Systems Co., Ltd. (APJ), SVA - System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH (EMEA)

Strategic Alliance

Global Winner: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Regional Winners: Intel Corp (Americas), Fujitsu Ltd. (APJ), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (EMEA)

Technical ISV

Global Winner: Trend Micro Incorporated

Regional Winners: Puppet (Americas), Trend Micro Incorporated, (APJ), Redes System (EMEA)

About VMware Partner Leadership Summit

VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017 offered VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers as to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, and solution and partnering best practices. An invitation-only event, VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017 provided partners with resources to develop and execute a comprehensive go-to-market plan in 2017 and beyond.

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About VMware

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers accelerate their digital transformation. VMware enables enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT with VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ and solutions for the data center, mobility, and security. With 2016 revenue of $7.09 billion, VMware is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and has over 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners worldwide.

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