The European IT Excellence Awards are the only pan-European awards which recognise the crucial role that Solution Providers and Systems Integrators play in the delivery of real world solutions, and attracted entries from 23 countries. Entries were submitted by the solution providers themselves describing the solution provided and each had to be supported by an endorsement by the client. 49 companies from 17 countries made the finals. The winners were selected by an independent panel of consultants and editors.
The most successful company at the awards was Siveco Romania who scooped both the Citizen Engagement Solution of the Year and the IT Innovation Solution of the Year, both in the Government section of the awards. The award for European Distributor of the year went to InfoQuest Technologies from Greece, Service Provider of the Year to IntY, European Hardware Vendor of the year was awarded to Dell and Software Vendor of the Year to AvePoint.
The quality of all the entries was extremely high and the judges had a tough job deciding on the winners, stated John Chapman, Editorial Director at IT Europa. Each year we are encouraged by the tremendous enthusiasm from the channel for such an awards event and by the real skill and ingenuity demonstrated in developing and implementing the most innovative of solutions.
The awards categories were divided into two main groups: the Solution Provider categories were for complete solutions provided by the channel for SMBs, Enterprise sized organisations and government agencies as well as special categories for mobility and managed services. The supplier categories for which channel companies nominated their distributors, service providers and vendors for the support provided through their channel programs.
The European IT Excellence Awards 2012 results:
Solution Provider Categories
Transformation Solution of the Year : Northdoor
Technology Solution of the Year : KoSistem Information and Communication Services
Transformation Solution of the Year : HCL AXON
Technology Innovation of the Year : Unicorn Systems a.s.
Data Centre Solution of the Year : EACS Limited
Vertical Solution of the Year : Comtact Ltd
Mobility Solution of the Year : Cisilion Limited
Citizen Engagement Solution of the Year : SIVECO Romania
Information Management Solution of the Year : INSOFT Development & Consulting
IT Innovation Solution of the Year : SIVECO Romania
Managed Support Service : Berkley Technical Services
Hosted / Cloud Solution of the Year : Green Fields Technology
Distributor of the Year : Info Quest Technologies S.A.
Service Provider of the Year : intY
Hardware Vendor of the Year : Dell
Software Vendor of the Year : AvePoint
In congratulating the winners, Alan Norman, Managing Director of IT Europa said: the overall quality of entries was extremely high and demonstrated the depth of talent in the channel community across Europe. I congratulate all the winners and wish them and all the finalists every success in the year ahead.