Last night Softcat scored a hat-trick in Brussels as it took Platinum Partner of the Year, UK Partner of the Year and EMEA Partner of the year at Dell’s annual EMEA partner conference and awards ceremony.
HP has launched the ninth generation of its celebrated server systems, and there’s plenty for customers to be excited about. The ProLiant Gen9 servers are being hailed as ‘revolutionary’ by HP server enthusiasts, owing to its dramatic improvements over previous generation servers, which make it much better-adapted to meet modern data centre workloads.
In its second instalment, the Softcat presales team report on some of the significant news to cross their desks in the last month.
Yesterday Softcat collected two prestigious awards at the annual HP Partner Forum in Twickenham: Partner of the Year for Storage and Partner of the Year for HP Financial Services. Andy Isherwood, HP’s UK Managing Director, presented the awards to Softcat’s CEO Martin Hellawell.
Following Softcat’s successful opening of its fourth regional office in Bristol earlier this year, the company is already pressing ahead with plans to expand its regional footprint beyond Marlow, Manchester and London. After careful consideration and evaluation of potential locations the company intends to open in Leeds in January 2015.
Softcat has won a framework competition to provide IT solutions to NHS institutions on Lot 3 (IT Infrastructure Solution Design and Delivery) awarded by North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC). Softcat will provide server, storage and networking solution design and delivery, using technology from such leading brands as Cisco, Dell and HP, in a three-year contract with the option to extend for two years.
In a new feature for Softcat News, Softcat’s presales team and all-round tech gurus report on some of the significant news to cross their desks in the last month.
Softcat has strengthened its managed print service (MPS) offering with a new dedicated team. The team will provide end-to-end managed print and document solutions across the full breadth of Softcat’s customer base, from the public sector through to SMBs and large corporate organisations.
Softcat backed up its commitment to independent sector education last week by sponsoring the inaugural Independent Schools Association (ISA) Awards.
On Friday night, Softcat staff, friends, family and vendors poured into London’s prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel for the IT reseller’s annual charity May Ball. The event, which sold out weeks ago raised £236,000 for national children’s charity Dreams Come True.