Westcon Group named Juniper Networks EMEA Distributor of the Year for the third time

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Published January 30th, 2013 - 06:28 GMT

Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced the company was awarded “EMEA Distributor of the Year” for the third time in four years by Juniper Networks. The Juniper Networks Global Partner Conference in Las Vegas is the company’s premier Partner event recognizing the outstanding achievement and commitment of top channel partners in 2012.

Today’s announcement highlights the strong performance achieved by Westcon Group’s security business practice in 2012 in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Turkey through Neteks, its Turkish joint venture.

Westcon Group  was awarded EMEA Distributor of the Year at Juniper Networks’ Global Partner Conference at the Aria Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The business demonstrated more than 25% growth in EMEA during the year – largely driven by success of its Configure-to-Order (CTO) Project for Juniper Networks® MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers.

 “We congratulate Westcon Group for its outstanding achievements and commitment to leading customers to build next generation networks. Our annual partner awards recognize those partners from around the world demonstrating outstanding leadership in sales, customer service, technology expertise, and service specializations -- all combining to drive network innovation in the marketplace.”

--David Helfer, vice president of partners, EMEA, Juniper Networks: “Receiving the award for EMEA thrice in four years from Juniper is a testament to our commitment to our vendor partners on the Global level and we are greatly honored. Juniper is a strategic partner for Westcon as a Group and we constantly strive to ensure that our technical competency, sales skills and customer service and support are at the highest levels. We endeavor to continue to build on this success in the years to come.”

Background Information


Westcon-Comstor is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking and Data Center. We are transforming the technology supply chain through our global capabilities in Cloud, Global Deployment and Services. Through a unique physical and digital distribution network, we extend our partners’ global reach while providing the local expertise needed to successfully navigate worldwide opportunities. We combine expert technical and market knowledge with industry-leading partner enablement programs. Collaborating with our partners in a unique engagement model, we strive to provide an exceptional partner experience by delivering results together. Westcon-Comstor goes to market under the Westcon and Comstor brands.

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