Zycko won Riverbed Pan European Distributor of the Year Award

01 July 2008
Zycko, the value-add distributor of best-in-class convergent IT infrastructure solutions, has been awarded Riverbed Pan European Distributor of the Year. Jon Arnold, Riverbed regional sales director, Northern Europe, said: ""The level of commitment and support Zycko has shown to Riverbed has been second to none. We appointed Zycko as our first pan European distributor in 2005 and since then they have demonstrated consistent investment and execution in Riverbed."" Distributors play a very important role to Riverbed. The company recruits quality resellers to sell Riverbed products and provides its channel with technical, sales and marketing support. ""We're very happy to see the geographic expansion of Zycko Academy as a Riverbed Authorized Training Partner. Zycko Academy has dedicated itself to delivering the same high quality Riverbed training that our customers and partners experience at our headquarters,"" said Alex Hesterberg, senior director, Riverbed Professional Services. He added: ""This is key to the Riverbed global WDS mission.""Mr Arnold added: ""Zycko is truly worthy of this award. They have demonstrated that they are not only a true value-add distributor, but they have also helped grow our market-leading solution effectively in many disparate regions."" David Galton-Fenzi, Zycko's Group Sales Director, said: ""We are extremely pleased to have won this award. Being named Pan European Distributor of the Year by such a successful vendor is an amazing achievement and a title we will fight to keep year on year."" In addition to Zycko's office in the UK, it also supports Riverbed in the EMEA through its offices in Russia, Spain, Sweden, Benelux, France, Germany, Saudi Arabia and Italy. In 2006 Zycko became the first European partner to offer Riverbed training. Zycko also won Riverbed Southern Europe Distributor of the Year Award.