Neckarsulm, 02 November 2011—Citrix Systems once again named the recipient of the Citrix Partner Award at the 2011 Citrix Summit partner conference in Barcelona. With this award, the leading provider of virtualisation, network and SaaS (software as a service) technologies honours exceptional performance in areas such as innovation, competency, training and creativity. For the second time, Citrix honoured partners not only from Germany, but also from Austria and Switzerland. From a total of twelve honourees, three were members of the Bechtle Group.
Bechtle's Munich IT system house received the prize for the category Most Certified XenDesktop. The award honours the most extensive employee certification of all Citrix's German partners, taking both quantitative and qualitative aspects into account. Bechtle received this prize for the second time in a row; this is the 18th time Bechtle's expertise in virtualisation has been honoured by a manufacturer in Germany.
In Austria, the Citrix Best Networking Partner award went to the HTH Consulting system house—a member of the Bechtle Group since 2010. This award honours the highest achievements in revenue, on-going customer support and involvement with Citrix solutions. For HTH, this award was a repeat of the previous year's success.
In recognition of the highest percentual increase in revenue as compared to the previous year, Citrix also awards the title Rising Star to a company in the region of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In Switzerland, the prize went to Comsoft direct, the Bechtle Group's software specialist. The Partner Award is a special prize for the Citrix partner whose particular focus on the Citrix portfolio achieved outstanding results in the past year.
"We're pleased to be able to give the Citrix Partner Awards to our dedicated partners for the third year now," says Jen Lübben, Managing Director for Germany and Area Vice President for Central Europe at Citrix. The prize not only honours exceptional performance with Citrix solutions and services, but is also intended to motivate the company for future projects. The award has come to be seen as something like a seal of quality for partners. This means the winners can really offer their customers something more."
The Citrix Partner Awards 2011 were handed out at the Citrix Summit on 24 October 2011 in Barcelona. The conference, designed especially for the Citrix Partner Network, is closely connected with the Citrix Synergy conference. This event informs Citrix's partners about the latest developments in virtualisation, network optimisation and cloud solutions.