The objective of Cisco's Partner Summit global awards is to recognize exemplary channel partners whose business best practices Cisco would like other partners to model. Categories include: innovative practices, applications successes, unique programs, problem solving and sales approaches. All winners are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Channels and regional theater executives.
"It is an honor and privilege to name CDW as a Cisco Partner Summit global award winner," said Keith Goodwin, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels at Cisco. "The U.S. and Canada Theater Partner of the Year award recognizes CDW's performance and achievements as an outstanding global Cisco channel partner in 2009."
"We are pleased to be presented with five Cisco Partner of the Year Awards," said Matt Troka, CDW vice president of product and partner management. "The awards further validate CDW's commitment to collaborative, long-term relationships with our partners that ensure we provide value to meet our customers' technology needs. Cisco is an essential partner that shares our dedication to supporting customers – public and private, large and small – throughout North America."
Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: regional, theater and global. Cisco Partner Summit global awards reflect a partner's commendable performance within a specific technology market across several geographic regions.
About CDW:CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government and education. Ranked No. 41 on Forbes' list of America's Largest Private Companies, CDW features dedicated account managers who help customers choose the right technology products and services to meet their needs. The company's technology specialists offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while its advanced technology engineers can assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions. Areas of focus include notebooks, desktops, printers, servers and storage, unified communications, security, wireless, power and cooling, networking, software licensing and mobility solutions.
CDW was founded in 1984 and employs approximately 6,150 coworkers. In the twelve months trailing March 31, 2010, the company generated sales of $7.6 billion. For more information, visit CDW.com.