Sophos announces UK Partner Award winners

Sophos Press Release

Awards showcase top performing business partners

IT security and control firm Sophos has announced the winners of its Partner Awards 2008. The prestigious annual awards, which recognise the achievements and commitment of top channel business partners over the previous year, took place on Thursday 15th of May at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London. The full list of winners can be found below.

With top accolades going to N3K for new partner of the year, Adam Price of Softcat for outstanding individual contribution and Foursys for UK partner of the year, the awards ceremony was an opportunity for Sophos to thank its channel partners for a successful year and recognise noteworthy achievement and success.

"Foursys is absolutely thrilled to be named top UK partner", said Paul Prior, managing director of Foursys. "We're committed to building and developing relationships that support the growth and progress of our business. The fact that we've won this award every year since 2001 validates our continued efforts and achievements in winning new customers while ensuring the retention of existing ones."

Jonathan Hughes, Adam Price and Steve Munford
Adam Price of Softcat (centre), pictured with Sophos's Jonathan Hughes and Sophos CEO Steve Munford.

The award for outstanding individual contribution was presented to Adam Price of Softcat, recognising his continued commitment to working with Sophos and successfully securing deals. Softcat was also awarded SME business partner of the year.

"This is a great tribute to all the hard work that has gone into making the relationship between Sophos and Softcat so productive over the past year," said Adam. "With two awards under our belt, we have a lot to live up to over the next twelve months but we're certain we can continue to deliver exceptional business results."

"The expertise of our partners is reflected in the success we have enjoyed over the past year," said Andrew Bradshaw, vice president, Sophos UK. "Increased investment in the Sophos Partner Programme has been instrumental in the growth of our business in the UK and I'm delighted to be rewarding the excellence of its members."

Sophos UK Partner Award winners

EMERGING PARTNER OF THE YEAR
AIS

CORPORATE PARTNER OF THE YEAR
Trustmarque Solutions

SME BUSINESS PARTNER OF THE YEAR
Softcat

NEW BUSINESS GROWTH
Trustmarque Solutions

CUSTOMER RETENTION
Utilize

NEW PARTNER OF THE YEAR
N3K

UK PARTNER OF THE YEAR
Foursys

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION
Adam Price, Softcat

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.