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Symantec Announces 2012 Channel Excellence Award Winners

Lisbon, Portugal – Symantec Partner Engage EMEA 2013 – February 13th  – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the 2012 EMEA Channel Excellence Award winners at the company's annual EMEA partner conference, Symantec Partner Engage EMEA 2013. The Symantec Channel Excellence Awards recognize partners who, in 2012, demonstrated excellence in the delivery of Symantec solutions, service and support to end user customers and were been able to meet customer objectives in terms of improved efficiency, ROI, cost reduction or improved information protection posture. They also reward the innovation in developing and bringing-to-market new concepts and solutions based on Symantec technologies.

The winners of the 2012 Symantec Channel Excellence Awards are:

  • Small Business Partner of the Year: Centro Computer spa (Italy)
  • Cloud Partner of the Year: bluesource (UK)
  • Enterprise Partner of the Year: Computacenter (Germany)
  • Marketing Award: PMCS (Germany)
  • Most Innovative Partner: Pentura Limited (UK)
  • President Award : Caperio (Sweden)

This year, Symantec also created the 2012 EMEA Channel Excellence Distributor Awards which recognize the overall service and support provided to Symantec Partners in the past year through account distribution services, pre and post-sales support, market development and online capabilities.

The winners of the 2012 EMEA Channel Excellence Distributor Awards are:

  • Symantec EMEA Value Added Distributor of the Year: Mindware Gulf UAE
  • Symantec EMEA SMB Distributor of the Year: Aptec (UAE)

“We are committed to supporting our partners and distributors by helping them grow their businesses, maximize revenue opportunities and maintain competitive edge within the industry. Our 2012 Channel Excellence Award winners have shown a high level of dedication and demonstrated innovation, dedication and expertise in adding value to our customers,” said Jason Ellis, vice-president, EMEA channel sales, Symantec. “The 2012 Channel Excellence Awards honors our channel partners’ and distributors’ efforts in the information protection space and on behalf of Symantec I’d like to congratulate all of this year’s winners.”

Partner Engage EMEA 2013 is being held at the Corinthia Hotel in Lisbon on February 12th and 13th 2013.  Symantec’s annual EMEA partner conference engages partners through various keynotes and breakout sessions on relevant topics including data protection, storage management and high availability, endpoint management and security, the Symantec partner program and sales and partnering strategies.

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