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Softcat Picks up Regional and Global Innovation Awards from VMware

Softcat Picks up Regional and Global Innovation Awards from VMware

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Leading IT infrastructure provider, Softcat, have done the double at VMware's annual Partnership Leadership Summit, scooping not only the Regional, but also the Global VMware Partner Innovation award for having the ability to Transform Network and Security.

These accolades recognise the sharp focus and huge effort that Softcat have placed on incorporating VMware's technologies into highly innovative solutions, transforming networking and security offerings to organisations across the country.

VMware provide cloud computing and platform virtualisation software and services, working in partnership with Softcat to build bespoke solutions to enable digital transformation within organisations. The Softcat team picked up these awards during the Global Innovation Award Ceremony at VMware's invite-only Partnership Leadership Summit, held in Scottsdale, Arizona. The summit allowed an opportunity for partners to interact, share best practice and learn more about new and innovative developments and achievements within the VMware partner ecosystem, culminating in the awards ceremony.

Softcat's Chief Technologist, Dean Gardner said, "It's a massive honour to collect the awards on behalf of the team at Softcat. To be recognised at a Regional and Global level is a truly massive achievement. Our teams work closely with organisations to help transform how networking and security is used to bridge services from the datacentre to cloud. To be recognised in this way is fantastic and shows the strength of our partnership with VMWare."

Adam Louca, Softcat's Chief Technologist for Security, added, "Absolutely thrilled to be recognised a global leader in networking and security transformation. We genuinely believe VMware are uniquely positioned to help customers deliver world class secure IT services that enable them to be leaders in their respective markets."

This is a picture of Dean Gardner (Softcat Chief Technologist) picking up the award – the other two people are Jean Phillipe Barleaza, EMEA VP of Channel, Cloud Providers and Mid-Market on the left and Jean-Pierre Brulard, Senior VP and GM, EMEA.

Softcat's outstanding performance and distinctive achievements with networking and security were praised by VMware, who congratulated them on their win, confirming, "We look forward to our continued collaboration and innovation," committing to, "continue to empower organisations of all sizes with technologies that enable digital transformation."


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