- Winners announced during the ALE annual Connex21 Partner Conference
- Top performers recognised for project accomplishments and sales achievements in 2020
- Awards also recognised partners making a positive impact on customer success
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise recognises APAC Partners at Connex21 for their exceptional performance in 2020
SINGAPORE, February 10, 2021 – Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading provider of communications, networking and cloud solutions tailored to customers’ industries, announced the winners of the Connex21 Business Partner Awards during the company’s annual Connex21 Partner Conference. This year, for the first time, the global live event was held virtually for the safety of ALE customers, partners and staff.
“The past year has been fraught with challenges as the global health crisis caused a landmark shift in how businesses operate and how people communicate and collaborate. Nevertheless, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Partners rose to the occasion and demonstrated their commitment to delivering ALE solutions that are tailored for customer success,” said Pierre Samson, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.
“This year, we will continue to work with our valued partners and strive to bring innovation in digital age networking, communications and cloud to the market as the Asia Pacific region regains its footing and continues on its digital transformation journey. We are especially excited to welcome 15 new partners to the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise network, many of them introducing new capabilities in areas like cloud, connectivity, cybersecurity, Internet of Things and managed services, into our ecosystem. There are also some that bring with them unique market knowledge in specific geographies and verticals,” he added.
Under the theme ‘Build 2 Last’, Connex21 speakers spoke about Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s 2021 strategy, customer-first and vertical market approach, core business objectives, and 2021 growth opportunities for the business as well as international partners.
The annual Partner Awards acknowledges the outstanding achievements of ALE partners that have gone above and beyond the call of duty in the delivery of ALE solutions. The awards also recognise partners making a positive impact on customer success.
Connex21 Business Partner Awards - APAC:
- Best Cloud Partner 2020: ACA Pacific Technology, Singapore
ACA Pacific Technology successfully launched, together with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and telco Mobile One, a full mobile-only telephony-as-a-service with the extended capability of an on-premises deskphone solution. The cloud offering expanded new revenue streams to go-to-market with ALE.
- Best Partner 2020: VOIP, Australia
VOIP Australia demonstrated extremely strong performance in 2020, achieving the highest year-on-year growth in both the network and communications business.
- Best Network Partner 2020: Daeshin Global Network, South Korea
Daeshin Global Network supported ALE's network portfolio strongly in 2020, demonstrating dedication to achieving results with customers and winning several key projects.
Additionally, in an effort to recognise more APAC partners for their exceptional efforts in an unusually challenging year, ALE also presented awards under the following categories:
- Best Value Added Distributor 2020: Exclusive Networks, Singapore
Exclusive Networks demonstrated excellent collaboration and partnership, offering strong support by aligning ALE’s networking portfolio and services through its reseller network as well as growing the customer base and revenue year after year.
- Best Vertical Partner 2020: iValue InfoSolutions, India
iValue achieved success as a strong distribution and project management partner in the implementation of the ambitious WIFI Choupal village digitalisation project, part of the “Digital India” initiative. They also successfully managed key Digital Smart Cities, delivering excellent performance with a high level of service and quality.
- Most Innovative Project 2020: Hokkaido Smart Communication Project, Japan by KCCS MOBILE ENGINEERING CO., LTD
Hokkaido Smart Communication Project is an innovative smart town project. It involved sustainable communities for the elderly population as well as integrating an AI-driven bus system through ALE’s advanced cloud communication and smart devices solution.
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About Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise delivers the customised technology experiences enterprises need to make everything connect.
ALE provides digital-age networking, communications and cloud solutions with services tailored to ensure customers’ success, with flexible business models in the cloud, on premises, and hybrid. All solutions have built-in security and limited environmental impact.
Over 100 years of innovation have made Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise a trusted advisor to more than a million customers all over the world.
With headquarters in France and 3,400 business partners worldwide, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise achieves an effective global reach with a local focus.
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