Today we are thrilled to announce the winners of the company’s second annual Partner of the Year Awards for global ISVs and EMEA channel partners. Partners from around the world gathered in London on October 1st at BlackBerry’s annual flagship security conference and the awards were celebrated at a gala dinner to recognize innovation and leadership within BlackBerry’s global partner and channel ecosystem.
BlackBerry recognized winners in 11 individual categories, representing EMEA channel partners from the BlackBerry Enterprise Partner Program (BEPP) and BlackBerry Cylance Partner Program as well as global ISV vendors with solutions on the BlackBerry Marketplace. Award winners were selected from among the thousands of BlackBerry’s partners based on their commitment to customers, their solution’s impact on the market, and their use of BlackBerry technologies.
The categories and winners are:
BlackBerry Enterprise Partner Program (EMEA) –
- Top Newcomer Award – Recognizing the most successful new partner – FPG Technologies and Solutions Ltd
- Top Disruptor Partner Award – Awarded by EMEA leadership for an outstanding project – SC Nova Tech Integrated Solutions SRL
- New Business Award – Recognizing the most net new business generated by partner – ISEC7 GmbH
- Top Growth Award – Recognizing the most growth year over year – Vodafone Ltd
- Top Distribution Partner Award – Recognizing the most engaged Distribution Partner – CleverMobile Distribution
BlackBerry Cylance Partner Program (EMEA) –
- Partner of the Year – Recognizing the most successful and committed partner – SecureLink Group
- MSSP Partner of the Year – Recognizing outstanding growth in MSSP business – Ackcent
- Newcomer of the Year – Recognizing a highly motivated partner committed to driving pipeline from day one – Bechtle
BlackBerry ISV Marketplace (Global) –
- ISV Innovation Award – Recognizing innovation with the BlackBerry Secure platform – Blue Cedar Networks Inc.
- ISV Execution Awards – Recognizing excellence in execution with customers and sales – Symphony Communication Services, LLC and Awingu NV
- ISV Developer Award – Recognizing developer engagement and responsiveness – Swyft Technology, LLC
“We’re thrilled to recognize our fantastic channel and ISV partners, and are proud to work with them to ensure our customers are safe and secure,” said Richard McLeod, Global Vice President, Enterprise Software Channels, BlackBerry. “The awards recognize those who have demonstrated best in class services and a major impact on the market due to this. Cybersecurity is a constant battle and presents new challenges every day. The winners have shown a truly innovative approach to tackling this head on, and we’re excited to continue these partnerships to ensure our shared customers are secure. Together we’ll fight to win the battle, and ultimately the war on cyberthreats.”
BlackBerry will recognize channel partners from the North American and Latin American markets at the New York stop of the BlackBerry World Tour on October 23.
To find out more about becoming a BlackBerry partner, please visit www.blackberry.com/partners.
To learn about the range of applications and solutions available on the BlackBerry Marketplace, please visit https://marketplace.blackberry.com.