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ANZ partner community celebrated at Aruba Channel Partner Awards

ANZ partner community celebrated at Aruba’s Channel Partner Awards 
QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 8 December, 2016 – Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, (NYSE: HPQ) last night announced the winners of its 2016 Channel Partner Awards at its annual Atmosphere ANZ Conference. Presented in front of 500 mobility and Wi-Fi technology experts at a ceremony on the Gold Coast, the awards recognise the outstanding achievements of Aruba’s channel partners in Australia and New Zealand.
The eight award categories recognise a range of channel partners that have excelled in demonstrating a high calibre of service excellence across key sectors, increased market share, superior offering and growth in the ANZ market. 
The 2016 Aruba Partner award winners are:
  • Digital Workplace Solution Partner of the Year: Vizstone
  • Education Partner of the Year: Honeylight
  • Retail Partner of the Year: Netwireless
  • Healthcare Partner of the Year: Dimension Data
  • Technical Excellence Award: Accucom
  • Best Partner Initiative: Data #3
  • ClearPass Partner of the Year: Matrix CNI
  • Aruba ANZ Partner of the Year: Matrix CNI
Speaking at the event, David Elliott, Channel Sales Director of Aruba ANZ, said; “We are thrilled, once again, to meet at our Atmosphere conference on the Gold Coast to celebrate our partner ecosystem. As a channel-first organisation, our partners and resellers are the backbone of our business and tonight we are honoured to celebrate their achievements.”
“The year has been one of phenomenal growth and development for the Aruba business. We continue to more aggressively capture market share and we have seen a very positive response from our partner community. With the recent release of our Mobile First Platform and Network-as-a-Service offerings, as a business we continue to innovate to ensure our partners can arm their customers with mobile-first technology to support the digital workplace,” Elliott added.
Following the win, Matrix CNI Managing Director, Deni Saupin said, “We are honoured to be named Aruba ANZ Partner of the Year for 2016. Our sales and engineering staff spend countless hours training to ensure we can deliver the best services to our customers, so this award is a testament to our team’s capabilities.”
“Innovation is at the heart of our business and we are fortunate to have customers that recognise this. Working with Aruba, an industry leader in wired and wireless technology, ensures that together we are always at the forefront of technology and innovation,” Saupin concluded. 
Channel partners from across the region attended Atmosphere ANZ, to hear from Aruba executives, partners and customers about how savvy organisations are embracing a tide of new possibilities through the cloud, IoT and the modern mobile workforce. The hands-on sessions deliver deep insight into how organisations can unleash the potential of #GenMobile and the Digital Workplace.
Atmosphere ANZ runs from the 6– 8 December on the Gold Coast.
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About Aruba, an Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions for enterprises of all sizes worldwide. The company delivers IT solutions that empower organizations to serve the latest generation of mobile-savvy users who rely on cloud-based business apps for every aspect of their work and personal lives.
To learn more, visit Aruba at http://www.arubanetworks.com/. For real-time news updates follow Aruba on Twitter and Facebook, and for the latest technical discussions on mobility and Aruba products visit Airheads Social at http://community.arubanetworks.com.
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