Softcat is partnering with Websense in its first inclusion on the recently updated G-Cloud 4 framework. Softcat’s public sector network security team, headed by Grant Davey, will be the sole provider of Websense security software to public sector G-Cloud customers seeking to update or upgrade their existing IT infrastructures.
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.
Softcat has reached the top level of the Check Point Software Technologies’ partner hierarchy with the highest possible accreditation. The network and data security solution provider awarded Softcat the accreditation this week following its concerted two-year investment in resource and training. The Platinum accreditation follows a year that has seen Softcat grow Check Point business by 301%.
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 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.
Softcat won the 2013 Sophos Mid-Market Partner of the Year award at the security solution provider’s EMEA partner conference in Athens.