No, but it certainly helps make the discussion more interesting! Softcat’s solutions director Sam Routledge and Symantec’s mobile specialist Darren Gale talk mobility… in a field… with a campervan!
Softcat has won ‘Large Supplier of the Year’ for the second year running at the UK IT Industry Awards, following a year which has seen its revenues reach £400m, a 30% increase on last year. Managing director Colin Brown accepted the award at the black tie ceremony in London’s Battersea Park Events Arena, which was attended by over 1,300 guests.
Following a financial year which saw the IT reseller achieve 30% revenue growth, Softcat is supporting its development by welcoming another 29 new recruits this week – six of whom will be starting brand new positions at Softcat's office in Bristol. The new starts will undertake comprehensive training as part of their induction to their new positions at Softcat offices across the UK.
Canalys has named Softcat as 2013’s top revenue growth partner in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at this year’s Canalys Channel Forum Awards. Softcat chairman Martin Hellawell accepted the Canalys ‘Revenue Growth Partner of the Year’ award yesterday at a packed ceremony held at the Hotel Arts Barcelona.
Softcat has achieved HP’s highest possible accreditation through an on-going concerted resource and training investment. The Platinum accreditation follows a year that has seen Softcat’s revenues leap to £400 million, with HP recognising Softcat for its sales delivery, awarding the reseller with its Enterprise Group Excellence Award for EMEA, and Gold Partner of the Year award for the second year running.
Softcat has achieved the Cisco Gold Partner Accreditation following a concentrated two-year investment in training and resources, cementing its reputation as one of the most proficient and committed Cisco resellers in the UK.
Softcat has strengthened its communications service offering with a new dedicated Unified Communications team. The seven-employee-strong outfit will provide Unified Communications solutions across the full breadth of Softcat’s customer base, from the public sector through to SMBs and large corporate organisations.
Softcat closed its financial year yesterday, July 31st, with revenues leaping up to approximately £400M*, well above expectations. This represents over 30% growth on the revenue of £307M reported for the same period last year. All aspects of the business performed strongly but the growth rates in public sector, managed services, security and networking were well above company average.
Softcat has achieved Elite Networking Infrastructure Partner status in the Juniper Networks Partner Advantage program following nine months of intensive training.
The network is frequently blamed for poor performance, ‘unresolvable’ issues, and is often a source of differing opinions between IT support teams. Softcat take an objective view and implement the latest in network discovery and troubleshooting technology, combined with the highest levels of engineer competency in the industry, to rapidly uncover IT issues and resolve them with the level of customer service that Softcat consistently provide.