Citrix announces winners of the 2014 Innovation Award for Partners and the 2013 Citrix Service Provider Partners Awards. At Citrix Summit, partners and sales teams came together for the annual kickoff experience to promote goal alignment, sales readiness and technical expertise. Summit also provided an opportunity to celebrate partners who are leading the channel.
The Citrix Innovation Award for Partners made its debut at Summit. This award is designed to recognize inspiring Citrix partners whose achievements have enabled customers to think differently about IT, transform their business and realize the benefits of end-to-end Citrix solutions.
- 2014 Innovation Award for Mid-Market Partner Winner: Atea
“Citrix is embarking on a journey to grow multi-product customers, expand customer relationships and build partner engagement,” said Tom Flink, vice president of Channels and Market Development Sales, Citrix. “We are proud to recognize Atea because they are delivering real business value to their customers including BRF Kredit. It’s with partners like Atea that we will continue to grow and provide the kinds of solutions that our customers require.”
- 2014 Innovation Award for Enterprise Partner Winner: IBM
“Building partner engagement, expanding customer relationships and growing multi-product customers are goals that are key to the long term success of Citrix,” said Tom Flink. “IBM Global Services is delivering real business value to customers including Westpac Banking Corporation and we are very proud to recognize them for that work. We look forward to continuing our solid working relationship now and into the future.”
The Citrix Service Provider Partner Awards highlight partners demonstrating skill, aptitude and excellence in three specific categories: hosted service vision and technical excellence; unique marketing and demand generation approaches; and distribution and partner enablement.
- Partner Visionary Award Winner: nGenx
- Marketing Excellence Award Winner: mindSHIFT
- Distributor Award Winner: Softcat UK
Tom Flink said, “The Citrix Service Provider program awards are a culmination of a tremendous year of growth for our hosted partner program, which was established in 2009. There were multiple nominations from excellent candidates, and it was a very difficult choice to narrow the finalists to three top providers in each category. Congratulations to nGenx , mindSHIFT and Softcat UK for their outstanding achievements and their efforts in making 2013 a record year for growth in the service provider market with apps, desktops and data as a service.”
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