Baar, Switzerland, June 24th, 2013 - Veeam Software, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualization management solutions for VMware vSphere and Windows Server Hyper-V, for the second year in a row received Silver in the 2013 “Rising Star” Award during the European GTDC Summit in Barcelona. The Global Technology Distribution Council represents all the leading IT distributors from all over the world.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Rising Star Award winners were selected in five revenue categories based on sales growth over the past year, as tracked by the CONTEXT SalesWatch Distribution Panel. Each winning performance was honored from among hundreds of manufacturers and publishers who rely on GTDC members to support tech resellers and solution providers in the region. To be eligible for a Rising Star award, vendors must have sold corresponding products through GTDC members for at least one year.
Gilles Pommier, channel director EMEA at Veeam Software, about the award: “We are very proud to have won the silver medal in this award ceremony for the second year. Veeam is fully dedicated to its partners. Our business model is solely based on selling our products through distribution channels. We invest heavily in our distributors and reselling partners with our ProPartner program. This is a great recognition of our Go To Market strategy."
The Global Technology Distribution Council is the industry consortium representing the world's leading tech distributors. GTDC members drive more than $130 billion in annual worldwide sales of products, services and solutions through diverse business channels. GTDC conferences support the development and expansion of strategic supply-chain partnerships that continually address the fast-changing marketplace needs of vendors, end customers and distributors. The GTDC European Summit was held this year on 12 and 13 June in Barcelona.
About Veeam Software
Veeam® is Modern Data Protection™. We believe today’s IT requirements have changed and that “3C” legacy backup problems—high costs, increased complexity and missing capabilities—are no longer acceptable for any organization. Veeam provides powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions that are Built for Virtualization™ and the cloud—a perfect fit for the modern datacenter.
Veeam Backup & Replication™ is VMware backup, Hyper-V backup, recovery and replication. This #1 VM Backup™ solution helps organizations meet RPOs and RTOs, save time, eliminate risks and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs. Veeam Backup Management Suite™ combines Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE™ in a single integrated solution to protect virtualization investments, increase administrator productivity and help mitigate daily management risks. Veeam Management Pack™ (MP) extends enterprise monitoring to VMware through Microsoft System Center. Veeam also provides free tools for the virtualization community.