Foursys celebrates four consecutive years as Sophos 'UK Partner of the Year'

Sophos Press Release

Sophos rewards successful business partners at Sophos UK Partner Conference 2005

Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against spam and viruses, has announced the winners of its Partner Awards 2005, designed to showcase its top performing UK channel business partners. Foursys, a specialist in Sophos Anti-Virus software, picked up two awards including the prestigious 'UK partner of the Year', which it has won for the fourth consecutive year.

The 'UK partner of the Year' award recognises resellers that have demonstrated outstanding commitment and success, as well as a dedication to building advantageous and profitable relationships, both with customers and the Sophos sales team. The 2005 nominees were Foursys, Systems Software Solutions, and Softcat, which won the award for 'High Volume Partner of the Year'.

"We're delighted that Sophos has once again rewarded our hard work in the channel," said Jez Turner, sales manager at Foursys. "Our commitment to customer service has been the driving force behind the company, and winning this award for the fourth year running shows that the effort we put into maintaining strong customer relationships has not gone unnoticed."

The awards took place on 18 May at the Burlington Hotel, Dublin, as part of the Sophos UK Partner Conference 2005. This annual event offers Sophos business partners an insight into future plans and developments, as well as providing a platform to discuss ideas for furthering Sophos's business.

"Foursys has been working with Sophos for more than five years and is a true ambassador for the Sophos brand," said Stuart Small, UK Sales and Marketing Director at Sophos. "Foursys's outstanding technical expertise has given the company opportunities to get involved with a wide range of Sophos projects, whilst continued customer dedication has enabled it to successfully maintain its position as Sophos's number one reseller."

The full list of winners is as follows:

Value Added Reseller of the Year

Winner - Foursys
Commended - System Software Solutions and TSG

Corporate Partner of the Year

Winner - Trustmarque Solutions
Commended - Integralis and Softcat

High Volume Partner of the Year

Winner - Softcat
Commended - Pugh Computers

Growth Partner of the Year

Winner - Evolution
Commended - Instalec and Complete IT

UK Partner of the Year

Winner - Foursys
Commended - Softcat and System Software Solutions

Directors Award

Winner - Misco

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.” More information is available at www.sophos.com/company.