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Avaya Rewards Channel Partners for Excellence During 2008

02-02-2009

Avaya, a global leader in business communications applications, systems and services, today announced the recipients of its MENA Business Partner Awards, recognizing excellence among the growing community of Middle East-based channel partners for their achievements during 2008.

DUBAI, UAE – Avaya, a global leader in business communications applications, systems and services, today announced the recipients of its MENA Business Partner Awards, recognizing excellence among the growing community of Middle East-based channel partners for their achievements during 2008.

 

“Avaya has experienced great new customer wins in 2008; it was an excellent year for us in terms of new business and successful implementations,” said Roger El-Tawil, channel and marketing director for Avaya MENA. “Our partners have supported us well and now have an even more crucial role to play in helping us maintain our upward curve. A good partner network is critical to our success, and Avaya is now a more channel centric organisation than before; we are relying more on our partners to help us reach our goals,” concluded El-Tawil.

 

More than 300 executives attended the two-day MENA Business Partner Conference from January 20-21, 2009, and learned about Avaya’s new channel vision and strategy for 2009.  A total of 11 awards were presented to Enterprise and SME partners and inpiduals for various accomplishments during 2008, at the end of the conference.

 

Orascom Technology Systems was presented with the Business Partner of the Year award for bringing in the highest revenue through new business, recording double digit growth and consistently maintaining certification. Prologix bagged the award for the SME Business Partner of the year 2008 for the second consecutive year in a row. 

 

Connect IT was awarded the Unified Communication award for its implementation of its complex UC solution at NBAD, Atlantis, and PDO. Saudi Arabia’s Jeraisy Computers & Communications Services picked up the award for the Enterprise Contact Centre award, while the mid-size Contact Centre award was handed over to Artelco for Extensya in Jordan and Wataniya in Palestine. 

 

The Hospitality Sector award was presented to Universe Computers Company, while the Financial Sector Award was won by Olive FZCO for their enterprise UC solutions deployed at the Dubai Islamic Bank.

 

Etesalat Innovation (S.A.E) took home the Competitive Displacement Award for their impressive customer win in Egypt. APTEC Gulf was the second time winner of the SME Distributor of the year for their tremendous year-on-year revenue growth and consistently maintaining channel certification and excellent lead generation.

 

About Avaya
Avaya delivers Intelligent Communications solutions that help companies transform their businesses to achieve marketplace advantage. More than 1 million businesses worldwide, including more than 90 percent of the FORTUNE 500 (R), use Avaya solutions for IP Telephony, Unified Communications, Contact Centers and Communications-Enabled Business Processes. Avaya Global Services provides comprehensive service and support for companies, small to large. For more information visit the Avaya Web site: http://www.avaya.co.uk

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