SME Channels, the leading B2B magazine in India, organized its 5th annual SME Channels Award 2015 at Hotel Eros, Nehru Place, New Delhi on November 6, 2015.
Attended by IT industry’s leading honchos and channel partners, the event saw felicitation of vendors and the ecosystem partners in various categories. Welcoming the guests Sanjay Mohapatra, Editor, SME Channels highlighted on the importance of the future IT business and how IT has even enabled young and budding consumers and how IoT can change the IT landscape in the future times.
Expressing gratitude for the timely turn out of the guests, Sanjay presented the growth history of Accent Info Media and its future plans as to how the company is entering into the customer space.
Speaking on the occasion Altaf Haldey, Managing Director, Kaspersky Lab India highlighted about the growing threat in the cyber world and common mistakes people make while dealing with the possibilities of the threats.
Viswanath Ramaswamy, Vice President – Server Solutions for India South Asia, IBM, highlighted on the cognitive technology, artificial intelligence and analytics. How these are going to influence the market in future times.
There were all total 56 awards in seven categories: Vendors Category, Services Category, Partners and Solutions Provider Category, Editor’s Choice Category, Channel Choice Category, Make in India Category and SME Products Category.
All these awards were decided on the basis of the nominations, partners and vendors feedback.
Some of the leading IT vendors who supported the event were Dell, D-Link, Kaspersky, Knowlarity, Ingram Micro, Fortinet, VMware, PCAIT, HP Enterprise, CtrlS, Zebronics, Sophos (cyberoam), Delta, Epson, HP, Fission Cloud, Cloud4C, Progility, Ricoh, ISODA, RAH Infotech and Finesse.
Among the attendees there were representations from the vendors, partners, Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, NIC, Nixi, BHEL, SAIL, etc.
Founded in 2011, SME Channels focuses on the B2B market to disseminate information about the use of IT and Communications in India. The magazine includes all the stake holders starting from manufacturers to distributors, dealers, SIs, solution providers, cloud infrastructure and applications providers, hosted solution providers, service providers, etc. to help SMEs utilize IT for optimizing their efficiency.
DETAILS OF AWARDS
MAKE IN INDIA
1. TALLY SOLUTIONS FOR BUSINESS APPLICATION SOFTWARE
2. ZEBRONICS FOR AV PRODUCTS
3. MATRIX COMSEC PVT. LTD. FOR SURVEILLENCE AND SECURITY
4. FISSION CLOUD FOR CLOUD SOLUTIONs
PARTNER & SOLUTION PROVIDERS
5.BEST PARTNER – SECURITY ACPL SYSTEMS PVT LTD
6.BEST VALUE PARTNER CADENSWORTH INDIA LIMITED
7.BEST PARTNER – CLOUD SOLUTIONS PROGRESSION INFONET PVT. LTD.
8.BEST PARTNER – INFRASTRUCTURE PROGILITY TECHNOLOGIES PVT.LTD.
9.BEST PARTNER – NETWORKING EMARSON COMPUTERS
10.BEST PARTNER – BFSI SPECIALISATION FINESSE
11.BEST PARTNER – MOBILITY SONATA INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
12.FASTEST GROWING PARTNER ISHAN GROUP
13.BEST PARTNER – SERVER VIRTUALIZATION SOLUTION VELOCIS SYSTEMS PVT. LTD.
14.MANAGED SERVICES PROVIDER OF THE YEAR CTRLS
15.BEST PUBLIC CLOUD SERVICES PROVIDER OF THE YEAR CLOUD4C
SME PRODUCTS CATEGORY
16.RICOH SPC250DN & SP212SNW FOR PRINTING SOLUTIONS
17.BEST SME SOLUTIONS VENDOR DELL INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
18.NETWORKING VENDOR OF THE YEAR D-LINK INDIA LTD.
19.BIG DATA SOLUTION VENDOR OF THE YEAR SAP INDIA PVT. LTD
20.END POINT SECURITY VENDOR OF THE YEAR KASPERSKY LAB INDIA
21.CLOUD TELEPHONY VENDOR OF THE YEAR KNOWLARITY COMMUNICATIONS PVT. LTD
22.ENTERPRISE APPLICATION VENDOR OF THE YEAR SAP INDIA PVT. LTD.
23.STRUCTURED CABLING VENDOR OF THE YEAR D-LINK INDIA LTD.
24.UTM VENDOR OF THE YEAR CYBEROAM A SOPHOS COMPANY
25.NETWORK SECURITY VENDOR OF THE YEAR FORTINET TECHNOLOGIES INDIA PVT, LTD.
26.IDENTITY & AUTHENTICATION VENDOR OF THE YEAR HID INDIA PVT. LTD.
27.HYPER CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE VENDOR OF THE YEAR VMWARE SOFTWARE INDIA PVT. LTD.
28.X86 SERVER VENDOR OF THE YEAR HP ENTERPRISE
29.NON-X86 SERVER VENDOR OF THE YEAR IBM INDIA PRIVATE LTD.
30.IOT SOLUTION VENDOR OF THE YEAR CISCO SYSTEMS (INDIA) PVT. LTD.
31.SURVEILLANCE VENDOR OF THE YEAR TYCO SECURITY PRODUCTS
32.STORAGE VENDOR OF THE YEAR EMC DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS (INDIA) PVT. LTD.
33.BACK UP VENDOR OF THE YEAR VERITAS
34.ALL FLASH STORAGE SOLUTION VENDOR OF THE YEAR NETAPP INDIA PVT. LTD.
35.MFD VENDOR OF THE YEAR HP INDIA SALES PVT. LTD.
36.MOBILITY SOLUTION VENDOR OF THE YEAR VMWARE SOFTWARE INDIA PVT. LTD.
37.INKJET PRINTER VENDOR OF THE YEAR EPSON INDIA PVT.LTD.
38.A4 COLOUR PRINTER OF THE YEAR HP INDIA SALES PVT. LTD.
39.BEST ALL IN ONE PC VENDOR OF THE YEAR DELL INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
40.PROJECTOR VENDOR OF THE YEAR EPSON INDIA PVT.LTD.
41.A3 PRINTER VENDOR OF THE YEAR KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS INDIA PVT. LTD.
42.SCANNER VENDOR OF THE YEAR FUJITSU INDIA PVT. LTD
43.BEST NOTEBOOK VENDOR OF THE YEAR DELL INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
44.STORAGE VENDOR OF THE YEAR (EXTERNAL) KINGSTON TECHNOLOGY
45.BEST PROFITABLE PARTNER PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR SAP INDIA PVT. LTD
46.BEST PARTNER TRAINING PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR CISCO SYSTEMS (INDIA) PVT. LTD.
47.BEST MARKETING COMMUNICATION OF THE YEAR DELL INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
48.BEST DATA CENTRE OF THE YEAR CTRLS
49.LARGEST GePON VENDOR ZYXEL TECHNOLOGY INDIA PVT.LTD.
50.DATA CENTRE INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTION VENDOR OF THE YEAR DELTA POWER SOLUTIONS (INDIA) PVT. LTD.
CHANNEL CHOICE AWARDS
51.FOR NETWORKING SOLUTION – SMARTLINK NETWORK SYSTEMS LIMITED
52.CHANNEL CHIEF OF THE YEAR SUNIL SHARMA, VP SALES, INDIA & SAARC, CYBEROAM, A SOPHOS COMPANY
EDITOR’S CHOICE AWARDS
53.MOST RELEVANT IT ASSOCIATIONS ISODA
54.BEST ACTIVE IT ASSOCIATIONS PCAIT
55.BEST OF THE BREED ACCESS SOLUTIONS ZYXEL UAG SERIES
56.BEST CORPORATE GIFTING PRODUCTS ZEBRONICS