SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 June 2022 - NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global cloud-led, data-centric software company, today announced the winners of its annual Asia-Pacific (APAC) Partner Excellence Awards at the NetApp Partner Summit 2022. These awards recognize partners that have demonstrated success in delivering new cloud experiences, unlocking greater business value for their customers, while driving impressive revenue growth over the past financial year.
The Award recipients showed outstanding results in NetApp® solutions sales in cloud, AI, data protection, FlexPod® and ONTAP by building specializations in key focus areas via the NetApp Unified Partner Program.
The award-winning NetApp Unified Partner Program enables participating partners to accelerate business growth, increase margin opportunities, and attain an optimal return on their relationship with NetApp and their customers.
Over the last year, NetApp has evolved its Unified Partner Program to better reflect the changing needs of customers. Partners are now working with NetApp in new ways, embracing the need to sell solutions, not just products, to address emerging customer demands and challenges in a data-driven digital world powered by the cloud.
With NetApp's industry-leading portfolio of hybrid cloud data services and data management solutions, partners are well-positioned to help enterprises transition to the next stage of their digital transformation journeys and unlock the power of data wherever it resides: on-premises, in multiple public cloud environments, or anywhere in between.
"Data is now driving businesses, with the cloud becoming the IT infrastructure of choice. There are new buyers and decision makers among customers, and they are facing new complexities in IT," said Sanjay Rohatgi, senior vice president and general manager, NetApp Asia Pacific & Japan. "We need to constantly innovate, specialize and learn new ways to serve customers in this data-driven world.
"We can only do this through a strong, highly capable and energized partner ecosystem. NetApp is putting massive investments to strengthen the capabilities of our Partners around the cloud. We are proud to recognize the impressive results and achievements of our partners at this Awards, and may they continue to prosper with us in unlocking the best of cloud for our customers."
APAC Partner Excellence Award Winners for NetApp's Fiscal Year 2022 (FY'22):
- Growth Partner of the Year: Softcell Technologies Global Pvt Ltd. (India)
- New Account Acquisition Partner of the Year: Otsuka Corporation (Japan)
- Cloud Partner of the Year: Meridian IT Pty Ltd. (Australia)
- Solution Innovation (4 winners):
- HKBN Enterprise Solutions Ltd. (Hong Kong)
- PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika (Indonesia)
- Kanematsu Electronics Ltd. (Japan)
- KL Information Communication (Korea)
- Service Partner of the Year: Itochu Techno-Solutions Corporation (Japan)
- GSI Partner of the Year: Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd. (Singapore)
- Distributor of the Year: Zero One Technology Co Ltd. (Taiwan)
- Partner of the Year: HwaCom Systems Inc. (Taiwan)
NetApp is a global cloud-led, data-centric software company that empowers organizations to lead with data in the age of accelerated digital transformation. The company provides systems, software and cloud services that enable them to run their applications optimally from data center to cloud, whether they are developing in the cloud, moving to the cloud, or creating their own cloudlike experiences on-premises. With solutions that perform across diverse environments, NetApp helps organizations build their own data fabric and securely deliver the right data, services and applications to the right people—anytime, anywhere. Learn more at www.netapp.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.
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