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Cisco ANZ recognises Partner Award Winners and announces Innovation Challenge at Cisco Live Melbourne

Cisco ANZ recognises Partner Award Winners and announces Innovation Challenge at Cisco Live Melbourne
Cisco ANZ congratulated Partner Award Winners, and announced a huge Innovation Challenge for ANZ during the Partner Xperience ANZ Theatre Insights session at Cisco Live Melbourne.
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Cisco ANZ recognises Partner Award Winners and announces Innovation Challenge at Cisco Live Melbourne

Tara Ridley
Cisco ANZ
Managing Director, Partner Organisation

March 06, 2019
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Cisco ANZ recognises Partner Award Winners at Cisco Live Melbourne  

 

At Cisco, we’re committed to working with our partners to succeed, together. We feel it’s important to take a minute to recognise our top-performing partners for their achievements.

 

Earlier today, during the Partner Xperience ANZ Theatre Insights session at Cisco Live Melbourne, we had the honour of congratulating our top ANZ partners. Partners were selected for excellence across innovation, business growth, customer satisfaction and competitive differentiation. 

 

Congratulations to all our ANZ Award winners: 

 

ANZ Partner of the Year                                             DATA#3 Limited

ANZ  Customer Xperience Partner of the Year          DATA#3 Limited

ANZ Software Partner of the Year                              DATA#3 Limited

ANZ Service Provider Partner of the Year                  Singtel Optus Pty Limited

ANZ  Enterprise Networking Partner of the Year        Dimension Data Australia Pty Limited

ANZ Collaboration Partner of the Year                       Telstra Corporation Limited

ANZ Security  Partner of the Year                              Outcomex Pty Ltd

ANZ Datacenter Partner of the Year                          IBM Australia Limited

ANZ Distributor Partner of the Year                           Dicker Data Limited

ANZ Ecosystem Partner of the Year                          Cohda Wireless Pty Ltd

ANZ Services Sales Partner of the Year                    Dimension Data Australia Pty Limited

ANZ Managed Service Partner of the Year                JB Hi-Fi Limited

ANZ Meraki Partner of the Year                                 RIoT Solutions

APJ Distributor Partner of the Year                            Ingram Micro Australia Pty Ltd

New Zealand Growth Partner of the year                  Datacom New Zealand

ANZ Innovation Challenge 

In addition to the awards, Ken Boal, Vice President of Australia & New Zealand, announced the first ever ANZ Innovation Challenge for our partner community, offering a winning prize of $250,000 USD. Following the Global Innovation Challenge announced at Partner Summit last year, we are thrilled to hold our very own challenge for partners to participate in Australia & New Zealand!

 

The challenge is cross architecture and designed to drive an original and innovative solution to solve a business problem using Cisco Programmable Technology. Through the challenge we strive to:


- Accelerate partner-developed applications that will add value on top of any existing Cisco technology.
- Encourage partners to foster a culture of innovation and accelerate their programmability skills.
- Drive partners to create new programmability business use cases for Cisco solutions.
- Accelerate the creation of partner programmability practices that include Cisco.
 

The winning partner will be able to use the $250K USD prize to bring the idea to life by funding the initiative or towards the on-going development of the idea. The winner will also be automatically entered into Cisco’s Global Innovation Challenge.  

The ANZ Innovation Challenge follows an announcement by Cisco last week, laying out a $61 Million investment plan to accelerate Australia’s digitisation and positively impact the community, business and government. 

All final submissions will be scored on a 100-point scale based on the following:

- Business Challenge and Benefits- 20 points

- Market potential- 20 points

- Innovation and Creativity- 30 points

- Technical Achievement- 30 points

Get in quick, as entries close 14 May 2019. 

How to enrol?

- Go on www.cisco.com/go/ppe

- Select  Cisco ANZ  Partner Innovation Challenge 2019 & Accept the T&Cs

- Submit your project.

 

* Winning partner must use the prize specifically for the purpose of funding the initiative proposed as part of the Challenge or towards the on-going development of such initiative after the completion of the Challenge. Terms and Conditions apply.

Interested in entering the Cisco Global Innovation Challenge ? Visit  cs.co/innovationchallenge2019

Once again, congratulations to all our Partner Award Winners for ANZ! 

You can view photos of all the award winners here 


 

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