Hewlett Packard Enterprise honoured its top performing Kiwi partners at the second running of its HPE Partner Awards in New Zealand, held at a glitzy ceremony in Auckland.
Recognising excellence across eight categories - from distributors to resellers - the tech giant celebrated its first year as a standalone company, following its official split from HP in 2015.
Held at The Langham, seven partners took home honours, with Datacom Auckland, Softsource and Origin IT taking home the Platinum, Gold and Silver awards respectively.
Meanwhile, Spark Bay of Plenty took out the regional gong, with Manux Solutions recognised for stellar growth across the HPE portfolio, with Fujitsu receiving similar praise for its work with Aruba.
Revera was also acknowledged as the leading service provider in the country, while Exeed claimed the top distribution honours for the second year running.
Here’s a full rundown of the winners:
Distributor of the Year - Exeed
Platinum Partner of the Year - Datacom Auckland
Finalists - Spark and Fujitsu
Gold Partner of the Year - Softsource
Finalists - Manux Solutions, CodeBlue and Acquire
Silver Partner of the Year - Origin IT
Finalists - PB Technologies, iT360 and IT Partners
Regional Partner of the Year - Spark Bay Of Plenty
HPE Growth Partner of the Year - Manux Solutions
Service Provider of the Year - Revera
Finalists - Softsource, CommArc and The Cloud
Aruba Growth Partner of the Year - Fujitsu
Finalists - iT360 and Datacom