Canalys channel partner awards winners for Latin America

Canalys recently announced the winners of the Channel Partner of the Year Awards for Latin America in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Canalys Senior Director, Channels Alex Smith said, “Canalys introduced new categories in 2018 to distinguish partners innovating their business models and grasping new opportunities.”

The Channel Partner of the Year Awards highlights outstanding performance in specific areas: Growth, Innovation and Transformation, Cloud, Impact and New Technology, together with an overall Channel Partner of the Year. Winners were selected from nominations received by a panel of experienced Canalys channels analysts.

Emtec Peru has received the overall Channel Partner of the Year, recognizing the company’s excellence in terms of strategy, financial performance and transformation.

“We grew revenue by 50 percent in the last 12 months, and profit by a 150 percent. We are transitioning from being a traditional resale partner to having more revenues on a recurring basis and specializing in digital health projects,” Gerente General Oscar Martinez Valcarcel said.

Arkavia Networks has received the Growth Partner of the year  award. “Arkavia Networks achieved more than 60 percent revenue and over 80 percent profit growth. We now have offices across the region and focus on network, security and software,” CFO Camilo Garrido Briones said.

Argentina’s Febicom has received the Cloud Partner of the Year award.

“Febicom has built its own cloud to enable customers to self-provision their own solutions. This has given our customers a complete understanding of how much they will pay on a monthly basis and allows Febicom to support customers with a customized service, offering ERP, CRM, SaaS, IaaS and PaaS solutions on their transition to complete Hybrid IT (public and / or private cloud),” CEO Daniel Felicitato said.

AT Innovando Juntos of Uruguay has received the Innovation and Transformation Partner of the Year award.

“In 2017 AT started a process to create a new organizational structure to focus on digital transformation projects and to look at how LATAM businesses can take advantage of ‘as-a-service’ business models,” Marcelo Mazzilli, director, said.

InnovuxIT took the award for New Technology Partner of the Year. “InnovuxIT was the first partner to offer and implement HPE Simplivity. This solution has been rolled out to a further three customers. In addition, INNOVUXIT was the first partner to offer and implement the first HPE SAP HANA Appliance in Ecuador,” Eduardo Sanchez, sales manager and founder, said.

TeamIT from Colombia has received the new Impact Partner of the Year award for its work to support children with HIV.

“TeamIT has created a solution to repurpose technology equipment which is used in centers with 45 children who are HIV carriers,” Julian Zuniga, general manager, said.