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  • 20 November 2015 11:32

ANZ resellers celebrated at Aruba’s inaugural Channel Partner Awards

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. 20 November, 2015 – Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, announced the winners of its first ever Channel Partner Awards at the inaugural Atmosphere ANZ Conference on Wednesday evening. Presented in front of 300 mobility and Wi-Fi technology experts at a ceremony on the Gold Coast, the awards were developed to celebrate and acknowledge the outstanding achievements of Aruba’s channel partners in 2015.

Seven award categories recognised a range of channel partners that have excelled in demonstrating a high calibre of service excellence, increased market share, superior offering and growth in the ANZ market.

The 2015 award winners are: · Aruba FY15 Enterprise Service Provider of the Year: Optus Business · Aruba FY15 Distribution Partner of the Year: Distribution Central · Aruba FY15 Mid Market Partner of the Year: Accucom Systems Integration · Aruba FY15 Enterprise Partner of the Year: UXC Connect · Aruba FY15 Innovation Partner: Netsolutions Australia · HPN FY15 Best Solution Sale: Datacom · HPN FY15 New Zealand Growth Partner: Dimension Data

Steve Coad, Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand for Aruba, said; “We are honoured to recognise and celebrate the achievements of our channel partners. Aruba is a complete channel-first organisation, which is why we are so passionate about celebrating our partners.”

“The past year has been a year of innovation and growth. Moving into 2016 Aruba’s wireless products will provide partners will even more opportunities to arm their customers with mobile-first, cloud-first technology to support a new bread of technology users known as #GenMobile,” Coad added. Nick Verykios, CEO of Distribution Central, said: “Aruba’s ability to recognise how to leverage the enablement and development services that we are renowned for has amplified not now our own success but has contributed significantly to Aruba’s hypergrowth in our region, which is why we are so thrilled in receiving this recognition.”

Over 70 channel partners from across the Asia-Pacific region attended Atmosphere ANZ, under the over-arching theme of “How Tomorrow Moves” to meet, dissect and learn about how to embrace the opportunities around #GenMobile – and ease the chaos.

Atmosphere ANZ ran from the 17 – 19 November 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 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 ©2015 Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, Aruba’s trademarks include Aruba Networks®, Aruba The Mobile Edge Company® (stylized), Aruba Mobility-Defined Networks™, Aruba Mobility Management System®, People Move Networks Must Follow®, Mobile Edge Architecture®, RFProtect®, Green Island®, ETips®, ClientMatch®, Virtual Intranet AccessTM, ClearPass Access Management SystemsTM, Aruba InstantTM, ArubaOSTM, xSecTM, ServiceEdgeTM, Aruba ClearPass Access Management SystemTM, AirmeshTM, AirWaveTM, Aruba CentralTM, and ARUBA@WORKTM. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information, please contact: Ashleigh, Luisa or Sarah at DEC PR +61 2 8014 5033 and

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