NTT, a global technology services provider, has received two Cisco Partner Summit Global awards, recognised as APJC Partner of the Year and Software Partner of the Year.
Cisco announced the winners at a Global Awards reception during its annual partner conference that took place this week in Las Vegas, Nevada.
It was also revealed that Asia Pacific received regional awards in the following categories Architectural Excellence: Security, Cisco Capital Partner of the Year, Learning Partner of the Year, as well as Partner of the Year for Greater China and India.
Awarded to channel partners who rise to business challenges, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize superior business practices and reward best-in-class methodologies.
Areas of consideration include innovative processes, architecture-led successes, strategic business outcome-focused programmes, seizing new opportunities, and sales approaches.
“It gives me great pleasure to recognise these partners who continue to demonstrate superior performance and drive value for our customers. They demonstrate superior leadership and innovation to help enterprises solve complex problems,” says Cisco partner organisation senior vice president Oliver Tuszik.
“It is an honour to present the APJC Partner of the Year and Software Partner of the Year awards to NTT in recognition of its outstanding achievement in helping customers respond to their business challenges.
“I'm extremely proud of our joint achievements and successes,” says NTT Asia Pacific strategy and business operations senior vice president Jan Wuppermann.
“We look forward to continuing our partnership with Cisco to deliver value to our clients around the world.
Global Cisco Alliance group executive Doc Watson adds, “We are proud to once again be recognized by Cisco with a double award win this year.”
“For 28 years now, we have been working in partnership with Cisco to co-innovate together. We share and leverage our intellectual property, including products and code, which allows us to move faster with a focus on applied innovation to challenge the art of the possible. This will ultimately result in some exciting innovations for our clients.
“Our joint initiative Connected Conservation protecting rhinos in South Africa is a great example of how, together, we are making a huge difference in the real world. Our joint technology ventures have the power to change lives both at a global and country-level and these awards are a testament to that.
Cisco Partner Summit Global awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions.
All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Global Partner organisation and regional executives.