Reseller News honoured the industry’s finest on a landmark evening for the New Zealand channel, as the expanded 2016 Reseller News ICT Industry Awards hit new heights in Auckland.
With new categories, finalists, judges and venue, close to 400 of the country’s leading figures joined together for an evening of recognition and achievement.
Encapsulating a year of great change for the Kiwi market, the highlights of the past 12 months were once again played out on the grandest stage, acknowledging the success of both emerging and established players within the industry.
Hosted by Paul Ego, the second awarding of the channel’s finest set the stage for three Reseller News Hall of Fame inductees; Darryl Swann, Mike Hill and Gary Bigwood.
Keynoted by 2015 Hall of Fame inductee – Scott Green – the packed house at The Langham played host to a milestone occasion.
Reseller News congratulates all winners, finalists and nominees, and thanks a judging panel comprising of over 50 of the industry’s leading influencers.
And the winners are…
Hardware Vendor of the Year: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Software Vendor of the Year: Veeam Software
Specialist Vendor of the Year: APC by Schneider Electric
Cloud Vendor of the Year: Microsoft
Telecommunications Vendor of the Year: Mitel Networks
Hardware Distributor of the Year: Ingram Micro
Software Distributor of the Year: Dicker Data
Cloud Distributor of the Year: Westcon-Comstor
Best Distributor Initiative: Westcon-Comstor
Large market Partner of the Year: Spark
Mid-market Partner of the Year: The Instillery
Small market Partner of the Year: Base 2
Best Partner Performance Initiative: Origin IT
Service Provider of the Year: Plan B & ICONZ
ISV of the Year: Virsae
Cloud Partner of the Year: Revera
Distributor of the Year: Exeed
Channel Excellence of the Year: Cedric Edwards – Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Technical Excellence of the Year: Nick Bowie – ViFX
Management Excellence of the Year: Greg Sharp – Base 2
Sales Excellence of the Year: Tom Fraser – Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Sustainability: APC by Schneider Electric
Channel Champion: Kendra Ross – Duo
Corporate Citizenship: Microsoft
CHANNEL CHOICE AWARDS
Hardware Vendor of the Year: HP
Software Vendor of the Year: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Distributor of the Year: Ingram Micro
Partner of the Year: Acquire
Reseller News Hall of Fame Inductees: