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Comstor get global, local awards from Cisco

Cisco VAD wins UAE, Africa & Levant, and Global distributor of the year gongs

Cisco CEO John Chambers addressing the 2011 Cisco Partner Summit.
Cisco CEO John Chambers addressing the 2011 Cisco Partner Summit.

Comstor, the dedicated Cisco VAD of Westcon Group, has been awarded with 15 partner awards from the networking vendor.

The VAD picked up regional, theatre and global honours at the Cisco Partner Summit Awards, which were presented at the event in the US. Comstor received awards for Global Distribution Partner of the Year, Regional Distributor of the Year for Africa and Levant, and UAE Distributor of the Year among its haul.

In addition, Comstor received global recognition for the company's Distribution Accelerated Partner (DAP) programme.

The Cisco Partner Summit global awards are given to the top-performing channel partners in specific technologies or vertical sectors across global, theatre and regional level, and are chosen by Cisco channel executives.

"Cisco is proud to partner with so many well-respected and industry-leading organizations worldwide, and it is my privilege to recognize Comstor as a Cisco Partner Summit global award winner," said Scott Brown, vice president of Distribution for Worldwide Channels at Cisco. "The Global Distribution Partner of the Year Award presented to Comstor recognizes its outstanding achievement as a Cisco channel partner in 2010."

"Cisco Partner Summit awards are designed to recognize excellence amongst channel partners who demonstrate best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Comstor achieving Global Distributor of the Year award is a reflection of the growth of our joint business through our strong alignment," said Claire Jones, regional sales manager for UAE at Cisco.

"For more than a decade, Comstor has a proven track-record as one of Cisco's premier value added distributors.  Our dedicated teams focus on helping partners worldwide accelerate their businesses by leveraging Cisco solutions across a range of networking, collaboration and data centre technologies," said Jon Pritchard, president, Comstor Worldwide. "We're proud of our long-standing relationship with Cisco and are deeply honoured they have chosen to recognize us as one of their most highly valued, strategic global distribution partners."