Employer, IT and Industry Awards

There’s nothing like being recognised for doing a good job. We strive for excellence in all areas: as an employer, as a service provider and as a partner. That’s why we’re so proud of the long list of employer, IT and industry awards we’ve won.

From partners to the national newspapers, we’ve been recognised for everything from ‘The Best Large Company to Work for’ to appearing in ‘The Sunday Times Profit Track 100’, plus countless ‘Partner of the Year’ accolades and industry acknowledgements.


Softcat wins Sophos’ UK and Ireland Mid-Market Partner of the Year award 2015

Softcat has won Sophos’ UK & Ireland Mid-Market Partner of the Year award at the data security provider’s annual partner conference in Rome. Sophos’ Regional Vice President UKI James Vyvyan presented the award to Softcat’s alliances director James Baker. News article


Eight in a row! Softcat is named Mimecast’s Partner of the Year 2015

Email management and cloud email services provider Mimecast has named Softcat its premier partner of the year 2015 for the eighth year in a row, following outstanding performance and business growth throughout the financial year. News article


Softcat wins Qlik partner award in Dallas

Softcat has been awarded the Top UK Performing Solutions Provider award from Qlik at Qonnections 2015, Qlik’s tenth annual Global Partner Summit in Dallas. News article


Two in a row! Softcat ranked second-best place to work in Best Workplace awards for 2014 and 2015

Softcat has ranked second in the prestigious Great Place to Work ‘Best Workplaces’ awards for the second year running. The award, announced at a gala dinner on 13th May, is testament to Softcat’s ability to maintain outstanding levels of employee satisfaction as it has grown by 28% over the past year while recruiting hundreds of new staff. Softcat was ranked in the large category, which is judged against companies with 500 staff or more. News article


  Softcat wins Cisco Enterprise Networking Partner of the Year UK&I award

Last night Softcat accepted the Enterprise Networking Partner of the Year UK&I award at Cisco’s global Partner Summit in Canada. Colin Brown, managing director at Softcat, accepted the award from Cisco’s Phil Smith, senior vice president, UKI and Richard Roberts, MD partner and commercial organisation, in recognition of partner excellence in the provision of switching, routing and wireless solutions. News article


  Softcat named as ESET Partner of the Year 2015

For the second year running, Softcat has been named as ESET Partner of the Year. The award follows a booming financial year for Softcat which saw 25% growth and revenues of £504m. News article


  Softcat awarded AppSense EMEA Partner of the Year

Last week Softcat’s End User Computing (EUC) team enjoyed a bumper few days of success, achieving the AppSense EMEA Partner of the Year accolade at a two-day AppSense partner and reseller event held in London. The award followed hot on the heels of Softcat’s recent elevation to VMware’s Elite Business Mobility Partner status, making it one of the UK’s best partners for customers seeking higher-level expertise in user environment management. News article


  Softcat packs a punch with new Pure Storage award

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. News article


  Softcat makes the top 50 Megabuyte ranking

Last week at the inaugural Megabuyte50 awards Softcat came 23rdin the Megabuyte top 50 ranking. Softcat was the second largest in revenues, 6th in the owner-managed segment, and one of just three VARs on the list. The awards celebrate the top 50 best performing privately-owned technology companies in the UK mid-market. News article


Adobe 2014 EMEA Partner of the Year

Softcat has had a strong start to 2015 with the award of its latest accolade, Adobe EMEA Reseller of the Year – the first time the platinum partner has achieved it. News article


Best IT Management Company

Softcat has been recognised for its excellence both as a service provider and an employer, recruiting over 160 staff from the local area. Earlier this year it ranked second in the UK’s ‘Great Place To Work’ rankings, and it has a customer satisfaction rating of 99%. It serves over 1500 businesses in the Greater Manchester region and the north. News article


Platinum Partner of the Year

UK Partner of the Year

EMEA Partner of the Year

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. News article


Partner of the Year for Storage

Partner of the Year for HP Financial Services

Softcat have 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. News article


CheckPoint European Growth Partner of the Year

Softcat was Check Point’s fastest growth partner last year (208%), largely due to the many support services developed around Check Point’s products. Softcat recognised at an early stage that customers purchasing software, hardware and licensing from the Check Point portfolio often require support services too, which Softcat is able to provide from its 24 x 7 network operations centre (NOC). News article


Mimecast Premier Partner of the Year

Softcat has been announced as Premier Partner of the Year for the seventh year running by Mimecast, a leader in enterprise cloud services for the protection and management of corporate human generated data.News article


Microsoft SAM Partner of the Year

Softcat delivered significant SAM business growth for Microsoft last year, and as more customers are addressing the need to achieve and maintain continuous software compliance, growth shows no sign of abating. News article


Lanamark Partner of the Year

Softcat uses Lanamark Suite to deliver world-class desktop and datacentre solutions for corporate and public sector organisations. Its award-winning team, depth of expertise in cross-vendor solutions and unparalleled focus on customer service excellence made Softcat stand out among top Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM and NetApp partners working with Lanamark globally. News article


UK’s 2nd Best Workplace as awarded by the Great Place to Work® Institute

The Great Place to Work® Institute UK is part of the world's largest consultancy specialising in helping organisations build high trust, high engagement workplaces. This year Softcat have been awarded the 2nd Best Workplace in the UK! News article


Partner of the Year UK & Ireland

Sophos - Mid-market Partner of the Year

Data security leader Sophos has awarded Softcat its prestigious ‘Partner of the Year UK & Ireland’ and ‘Mid-market Partner of the Year’ awards following a year of flourishing growth.News article.


ESET Partner of the year

Softcat’s sales director David Ridgeway accepted the ESET ‘UK Channel Partner of the Year’ award News article.


Barracuda Partner of the Year

Softcat’s award cabinet is filling up quickly, with the recent additions of ‘partner of the year’ awards from Barracuda. The awards follow a booming financial year, which saw 30% growth. News article.


Becrypt Best Partner Experience

Softcat has won the ‘Best Partner Experience’ award from Becrypt at its third annual partner awards held at a reception at InfoSec Europe. News article.


Veeam NEMEA Performer Pro Partner of the Year

Data protection solution provider Veeam has named Softcat its top performing ProPartner in Northern EMEA following a year of sustained high revenues. News article.


Snow – Partner of the year

Softcat has pipped the competition to the post to win Snow Software’s ‘Hosting Partner of the Year’ award. Matt Ward, Softcat’s Software Asset Manager, accepted the award at Snow Software’s Headquarters in Bracknell. News article.


Citrix Partner Distributor Award

Citrix awarded Softcat the Citrix Service Provider (CSP) Partner Program Distributor Award at the Citrix Summit in Orlando, Florida, in recognition of ‘demonstrating excellence in the overall desktop as a service (DaaS) approach’. News article.


Vision Solutions – Diamond Partner

Vision Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of data protection and migration software and services, has announced Softcat as the first Vision Solutions Diamond Partner in the UK. News article.