Dicker Data has won best performing distributor for the Australia New Zealand region in the annual SonicWall Asia-Pacific Partner Awards, with Datacom taking out the enterprise partner award, for the 2022 financial year.
SonicWall's selections were based on factors such as annual turnover, portfolio distribution, online activities, project success rate and certification level, as well as their level of commitment and feedback from their team.
One partner per region was chosen in each category to be recognised for outstanding performance.
SonicWall also awarded Australian partners Hitech Support, Next Telecom, and Dell Australia for their work at its Asia-Pacific Partner Awards for the 2022 financial year.
Next Telecom chief executive officer Gavin Roache said, “this award demonstrates the strength of Next Telecoms partnership with SonicWall and cements our status as an emerging Australian Cyber Security provider.”
“Our commitment to ensuring the digital safety of our clients combined with SonicWall’s marketing leading security efficacy is an unbeatable combination.”
“It is incredibly humbling to work alongside a diverse and talented ecosystem of distributors and partners, helping our customers create agile workflows that can absorb the unpredictable nature of today’s cybersecurity challenges,” SonicWall vice president of Australia Pacific Japan regional sales Debasish Mukherjee said.
“We are excited to recognise these companies for their achievements and look forward to continued success in our alliance partnership,” Mukherjee added.
SonicWall's director of global field marketing Nicola Scheibe stressed the importance of its reseller partners as a factor driving the security vendor's business success.
“We value the loyal relationships we’ve built over the years and take pride in not only meeting their objectives, but exceeding them. We hope the award recognition will continue to fuel their success and be a steward of trust and reputation,” Scheibe said.