Riverbed Announces Partner of the Year Awards

Tami Bentz

We recognized our top-performing partners from around the world during our Riverbed Sales Kickoff 2021 virtual event today!

Riverbed Partner Awards recognize our partner companies for excellence in helping mutual customers maximize performance and visibility for networks and applications. Today, we’re excited and grateful to award eight partners for their achievements in 2020, across various partner categories both globally and regionally.

Our 2020 Riverbed Partner of the Year Award winners are: Arrow, AT&T, BT, KDDI Corporation, Nuvias, Red River, TIG (Technology Integration Group), and World Wide Technology. The full list of global and regional award winners and specific categories are below.

“We are thrilled to honor our top-performing Partners for their achievements in 2020. Riverbed Partner Awards celebrate our partners’ success and exemplify how together we are able to solve the business requirements of customers,” said Dan Smoot, Chief Operating Officer at Riverbed. “Our partners delivered innovative solutions during a very challenging year, that enabled customers to shift toward hybrid and modern work-from-anywhere environments, and embrace new digital business models. In the past year, Riverbed’s technology solutions provided greater visibility and performance into networks and applications, helped to address IT complexity, and ultimately resulted in better user experiences and overall business performance.”

Riverbed’s channel ecosystem is composed of a network of focused, dedicated and invested partners across the globe, including technology resellers, solution providers, value added distributors, system integrators and outsourcers and service providers. Riverbed delivers industry leading end-to-end performance and visibility solutions for today’s modern enterprise architecture, leveraging a partner ecosystem that is both profitable for the partner and rewarding for the customer.

Riverbed Partner Awards recognize partners whose achievements impact Riverbed’s business on both a global and regional basis. Partners were nominated and reviewed by a panel representing Riverbed’s sales leadership worldwide.

Here’s the complete list of Riverbed Partner of the Year Award Winners for 2020:

Partner of the Year Award for Growth by Geography:

  • Americas Partner of the Year Award Winner: TIG (Technology Integration Group)
  • EMEA Partner of the Year Award Winner: BT
  • APJ Partner of the Year Award Winner: KDDI Corporation

Partner of the Year Award for Growth by Solution Area:

  • App Acceleration Partner of the Year Award Winner: AT&T
  • Network Performance Management (NPM) Partner of the Year Award Winner: Red River
  • On-time Renewals Partner of the Year Award Winner: Nuvias

Partner of the Year Award Winner for Public Sector: Red River

Global Digital Service Provider of the Year Winner: BT

Distributor of the Year Award Winner: Arrow

CEO Partner of the Year Award Winner: World Wide Technology 

Congratulations to all our winning partner teams!