San Francisco—May 21, 2015— Riverbed Technology, the leader in application performance infrastructure, today recognized top-performing partners from around the world during Riverbed® Partner Summit 2015, the company's first annual partner conference, May 19-21, in San Diego. The Riverbed Partner Awards recognize companies for excellence in delivering on customer needs and driving business results. In total, Riverbed honored 14 companies for their achievements in 2014, across various partner categories both globally and regionally.
"We are thrilled to recognize and honor these top-performing partners who excel at meeting the needs of our joint customers," said Karl Meulema, senior vice president Global Channels at Riverbed. "It is an exciting time at Riverbed, and we are focused on working with our partners to provide the end-to-end visibility, optimization, and control that customers need for superior application performance in hybrid IT environments. The Riverbed Partner Award celebrates our partners' achievements and highlights how together we best solve the business requirement of our customers."
In a hybrid world, where applications and data and the people who use them are everywhere, Riverbed offers the most complete platform to give CIOs and IT organizations unparalleled visibility, optimization and control across the entire enterprise. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ includes SteelCentral™, SteelHead™, and SteelFusion™, which together are designed to ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues can be proactively detected and resolved before impacting business performance. In addition, open APIs and developer tools, called SteelScript™, are part of each platform component to facilitate programmability, interoperability, and intelligence across the Riverbed platform and partner ecosystem.
Riverbed and its partners offer expert lifecycle consulting and technical education services designed to help enterprises reduce risks as they navigate their evolutionary path to a hybrid IT model; to accelerate adoption of hybrid apps and networks with visibility, optimization, and control solutions; and to discover new opportunities to improve business performance with the Riverbed Application Performance Platform. The Riverbed ecosystem spans some 3,000 partners worldwide, including technology resellers, distributors, service providers, and integrators. The 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 of Riverbed's worldwide sales leadership.
Riverbed Global Partner Award winners include:
- Riverbed Global Partner of the Year: Dimension Data
- Riverbed Distribution Partner of the Year: Avnet
- Riverbed Service Provider of the Year: Orange Business Services
Riverbed America's Partner Awards winners include:
- North America Riverbed Growth Partner of the Year: World Wide Technology, Inc.
- North America Riverbed Portfolio Partner of the Year: CDW
Riverbed EMEA Partner Awards winners include:
- EMEA Riverbed Distribution Partner of the Year: Zycko
- EMEA Riverbed Partner of the Year: Cisilion
- EMEA Riverbed Portfolio Partner of the Year: Ran Tek
- EMEA Riverbed RASP Partner of the Year: Telonic GmbH
- EMEA Riverbed Fusion Partner of the Year: Advanced Unibyte
Riverbed APJ Partner Awards winners include:
- APJ Riverbed Distribution Partner of the Year: M. Tech Products Pte Ltd.
- APJ Riverbed Partner of the Year: Dimension Data
- APJ Riverbed RASP Partner of Year: Expernet
- APJ Riverbed Innovator Partner of Year: B.T. Infosys Pvt. Ltd.
- APJ Riverbed Rising Star Partner of the Year: GoodMorning IT
Riverbed Partner Summit, taking place May 19-21, brings the company's most influential partners together with Riverbed leadership to drive further coordination and collaboration. As Riverbed's first-ever event focused entirely on partners, this event is designed to share product direction and strategy for capitalizing on the growing application infrastructure market opportunities.
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