Dicker Data has been named Distributor of the Year at the Trend Micro ANZ 2019 Partner Awards.
The awards celebrate outstanding cybersecurity sales and technical excellence, as well as collaboration and customer experience from Trend Micro's partner network across Australia and New Zealand.
This year, Trend Micro has recognised six award winners in total, including four organisations and two individuals who made notable contributions to Trend Micros business in 2019.
The award winners were chosen following a judging process with Trend Micro's local channel and leadership team.
For the individual awards, Peter Lyons, Insight, took home the award for Top Gun Sales Award, while the Top Gun Technical Award went to Anshul Pandey, Content Security.
For the organisation awards, Distributor of the Year went to Dicker Data, and the MSP Partner of the Year award went to Computer Concepts Limited. Hybrid Cloud Security Partner of the Year went to DXC, while Content Security was named Security Partner of the Year.
"We value each and every one of our partners for their support in delivering the most innovative and integrated security solutions to our customers whether it's for cloud, network, endpoint, or hybrid environments," says Evan Thomas, head of partnerships and alliances, Trend Micro ANZ.
"We are thrilled to celebrate our award winners and nominees for their impact to our business."
Thomas says 2019 has been a significant year for Trend Micro locally, having launched a suite of new solutions including Apex One, Cloud One, and XDR offerings, as well as acquiring Australian start-up Cloud Conformity last month.
"As we move into 2020 with these capabilities and our customers face an even more complex and multifaceted threat landscape, we are confident that our strong partner ecosystem will be integral to helping them to prevent and defend against these threats," he says.
Trend Micro offers solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments that provide layered security for data centers, cloud environments, networks, and endpoints. The company has more than 6,000 employees in over 50 countries.