Polycom has announced the winners of its 2014 Circle of Excellence Awards at TEAM Polycom 2015, the company’s annual partner conference, with New Zealand channel partner Smartpresence taking home top honours.
During the ceremony in Orlando, Florida, Polycom recognised partner companies that excel at incorporating value-added solutions and services which create lasting value for customers.
As an accredited and independent supplier of leading brands of high-definition videoconferencing and telepresence systems, “100% Kiwi owned and operated” Smartpresence received recognition in the Polycom Excellence in Industry Awards, winning the A/NZ regional prize.
Based in Wellington Smartpresence team has designed and deployed the majority of New Zealand’s managed service video environments, and has been recognised as having demonstrating the “highest level of expertise” in implementing Polycom’s solutions.
“Partners play a critical role in Polycom’s journey to unleash the power of human collaboration,” says Mark Arman, Polycom Vice President of Worldwide Channels.
“Polycom’s partner community is highly skilled, motivated, entrepreneurial and innovative.
“Our strategy relies heavily on our ability to work in lock-step with our partners to address the dynamic challenges of the modern workplace, and we are thrilled to recognise our top-performing partners.”
On a global scale, Dimension Data took our the Global System Integrator of the Year award, while Telstra claimed the Global Cloud Provider of the Year honours.
Microsoft was named the company’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year while Nanjing Southern Telecom won the Global Distributor of the Year award.