Bob Gilbert

Riverbed kicks off the year by thanking its partners

This week in San Francisco, 1,600 sales, sales support, and partners are descending in San Francisco for our annual sales kickoff conference for inspiration, education, and training.

Last night at SKO 2014, Riverbed kicked off the week with a welcome reception, partner pavilion, and awards ceremony recognizing top-performing partner companies around the world for their 2013 achievements.

This year, 300 channel partners are joining Riverbed at SKO, including nearly 20 exhibiting sponsor partners. Exhibiting sponsors were front and center at the welcome reception, as attendees from around the world learned about their solutions while networking.During the evening, 24 partner awards were distributed to global and regional organizations including Orange Business Services, AT&T, Joyent, Dimension Data, Forsythe Technology Inc., O2 Networks Pty. Ltd., Avnet Technology, Teneo, Zycko, and others. The Riverbed Partner Awards recognize companies for excellence in delivering on customer needs and driving business results.

Avnet Technology was among 24 partners recognized for their achievements last year.

Keith Hoskison, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels and Strategic Account Programs at Riverbed, was on hand to present the awards. He said, “We are thrilled to recognize and honor these top-performing partners who excelled at meeting the needs of our joint customers.”

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