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Gallery: HPE’s 2018 NZ partner awards

30 Dec 18

Hewlett Packard Enterprise held their 4th annual Partner Awards event on December 6th at The Cloud in Auckland.

“HPE sees partners at the centre of everything we do and this awards evening is our opportunity to raise a glass and recognise and celebrate the success, commitment and loyalty of our valued partners,” says a representative of HPE.

This year a new category was introduced to the awards to recognise individuals who have gone above and beyond – the Channel Directors Award. These winners are handpicked by the Director of Channel and SMB, Cedric Edwards.

Find the image highlights from the ceremony at the end of this article.

The winners are...

 Platinum Partner Of The Year

Lexel Systems

Distribution Partner Of The Year


Gold Partner Of The Year


Silver Partner Of The Year

Supply NZ

Growth Partner Of The Year

Lexel Systems

Aruba Growth Partner Of The Year


Regional Partner Of The Year

Datacom Systems

Service Provider Of The Year


Sales MVP

Matthew Goodey - Lexel

Marketing MVP

Sejal Shah - Ingram Micro

Aruba Technical MVP

Melvin Fleiser - Datacom

Technical MVP

Saif Nouri - Lexel

FY18 Channel Director Award

Jeremy Abbott - Spark

Channel Director Award

Stephen Jones - Ingram Micro

Strategic Partner Of The Year

Datacom Systems

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