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Spark Digital wins APAC Partner of the Year for Trend Micro

By Heather Wright, 05 Nov 2015
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Spark Digital has scooped the top Asia Pacific honours at Trend Micro’s 2015 Global Partner Summit – bringing home the Asia Pacific Partner of the Year award.

The Kiwi company claimed its award in front of more than 300 worldwide channel partners – including cloud service providers, systems integrators, distributors and resellers – in California last night, with Lucy Swanston accepting the award for Spark Digital.

Trend Micro says the partner of the year category recognises the top performing sales partner in each region.

Dhanya Thakkar, Trend Micro Asia Pacific managing director, says Spark Digital earned the award through hard work, focus and a commitment to excellence.

“In addition to showing excellence selling our complete product portfolio, growing its business across all segments and transitioning customers to new subscription licensing, Spark Digital has demonstrated growing proficiency helping customers address datacentre security and targeted attack threats,” Thakkar says.

David Crown, Spark Digital head of customer sourcing solutions says the company has enjoyed a strong partnership with Trend Micro over a number of years, creating solutions that keep customers’ information capability safe, secure and highly available.

“Protecting information assets is key to our customer’s sustainability in a fast moving and always-on business world,” Crown says.

“Spark Digital’s suite of management and security solutions provide our customers with the peace of mind that their business operations will not be compromised.”

Partha Panda, Trend Micro vice president of global channels and alliances says to ensure customers stay ahead of next-generation threats it is imperative they are equipped with the latest security solutions that fully protect sensitive information.

“Working together with our partners, we are able to provide the best options for each customer’s unique security needs, and we would not be able to reach the numerous enterprise we do without their hard work and continued pursuit of success,” Panda says of the channel’s role.

“The winners in each category exemplify what it means to be ‘a Trend Micro partner’ and we are proud to honour each one this year at the summit.”

United States-based Arrow was named global distributor of the year.

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