Westcon scoops Juniper EMEA distributor award

Regional VAD honoured as top channel partner for second time in three years

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Westcon scoops Juniper EMEA distributor award Lockie says recognition is a direct reflection of the company's commitment to resellers.
By  Manda Banda Published  January 29, 2012

Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of unified communications, network infrastructure and data centre solutions, has said its security business practice has been named ‘EMEA Distributor of the Year' by Juniper Networks.

Westcon was honoured at the recently held annual Juniper Global Partner Conference in held in the USA. The award is the second time Westcon has received this honour from Juniper in three years.

Juniper recognised more than 30 partners from the Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEA region at this year's conference that saw more than 1,000 partners from around the world. According to the vendor, award-winners were singled out for outstanding achievement and commitment to Juniper's business in the areas of sales, customer service excellence, technology expertise and service specialisations.

Steve Lockie, managing director, WestconME Group, commented: "With a unique focus on security, networking and data centre technology, Juniper is most certainly a visionary in this space. That's why we're extremely proud our teams across Europe, Africa and the Middle East have been singled out for their collective efforts. The recognition is a direct reflection of our commitment to resellers, resulting from a tight collaboration with Juniper at every level of their business."

"Time and again, Westcon has demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting Juniper across Europe.  The company has made significant investments this year in particular across EMEA, developing strong working relationships with our teams," said David Helfer, vice president, Partners, EMEA, Juniper Networks.  "We congratulate Westcon and thank them for a superior commitment to customer service and innovation excellence in EMEA."

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