Distributor Westcon Group has announced that its Comstor UK subsidiary has won Cisco’s Distribution Partner of the Year award in the United Kingdom for the fourth consecutive year. In addition, Comstor Europe won Cisco’s Worldwide Channels Award for Market Acceleration for is dedicated programmes OneVoice and OneDefense. The awards were accepted by Jon Pritchard, vice president of Comstor Europe at the Cisco Partner Summit earlier this week in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Comstor’s pan-European solutions programs, including OneVoice and OneDefense, have been adopted by over 500 reseller partners in the U.K. alone since their launch over two years ago. Also, Comstor has been the only distributor to align and activate dedicated business development teams to support Cisco’s unified communications strategy. Its ‘Smarter Business Solutions’ campaigns have been highly successful in driving demand generation within the channel.
Duncan Mitchell, vice president United Kingdom & Ireland, Cisco, commented: “Comstor has implemented a highly successful strategy for driving growth right across both our core and advanced technology businesses. In addition, Comstor is the only distributor to have dedicated and activated business development teams for Cisco Unified Communications and Security. This award recognises Comstor’s market drive, determination and loyalty to Cisco!”
“Receiving the Worldwide Channels Award for Market Acceleration, and the UK Distribution Partner award for the fourth consecutive year, is a testimony to Comstor’s unmatched commitment, focus and expertise on Cisco’s core and advanced technologies,” commented Jon Pritchard. “We are pleased to be recognized as having played a critical role in driving Cisco’s success in the UK and other European countries through these achievements.”