HP has awarded longstanding partner Softcat its Financial Services Partner of the Year award. It’s the first year that HP has offered this worldwide award to a company in Europe.
Last week Softcat picked up the Value Added Reseller for H2 FY2015 award from growing data storage provider Pure Storage at the Eight Members Club in Bank, London. Peter Gadd, Pure Storage’s Northern EMEA director, presented the award.
The Microsoft #lumiabiztrial available from Softcat has been launched to allow business to trial the latest Lumia devices from Microsoft. Softcat’s very own technical guru Craig Lodzinski unboxes the Microsoft #lumiabiztrial, containing the business ready Lumia 650, the mid-range Lumia 735 and the flagship Lumia 830.
Softcat has made a new year’s resolution to hire even more new staff than usual, with an expected 40-50 recruits expected to join the ranks by Easter.
Softcat is pleased to release its audited full financial results for the year ending July 31st 2014. This was another year of very strong progress across all areas of the Company and the following results have been achieved entirely organically.
Following four years of exceptionally fast growth, Softcat has made the inaugural Investec 100 list, which ranks the 100 fastest growing companies in the UK. Softcat was ranked 28th, 69 places higher than its position of 97 last year.
Softcat has been awarded a 2-year contract on the Technology Products agreement, and is now active on an exciting new lot, ‘Secure Technology Products’. This lot will see Softcat providing security IT solutions to primary customers such as the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
Softcat has become one of a limited number of IT providers to achieve IBM’s System x Specialty accreditation, just in time for the Lenovo transition. This latest accreditation puts Softcat in prime position to advise customers on IBM’s new System x M5 range of servers.
Following the successful completion of an acquisition that was announced earlier this year, IBM has begun the transition of its server business System X, over to Lenovo. This is just the latest commitment in the pair’s already solid relationship, and is expected to take place over a five-year period. As a top tier partner with both IBM and Lenovo, Softcat is on hand to assist customers in understanding and managing this development.
Earlier today HP announced plans to separate into two new publicly traded Fortune 50 companies: Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc.