Kcom scoops top award and announced as Avaya UK & Ireland partner of the year
London, 19 March 2012 - Kcom, part of the KCOM Group, has been recognised by Avaya as its UK and Ireland Partner of the Year. The coveted award was granted to Kcom at the recent Avaya “Partner Connect” event.
Winners of the award have to demonstrate excellence against four key indicators; strong revenue performance, growth over previous years and potential for the coming year, strategic alignment to Avaya’s goals and adoption of a new product or solution such as video and data.
Kcom met the first criteria by showing an impressive 40 percent year on year growth through 2011. There was recognition for the level of investment across Avaya’s entire portfolio which has supported this strategic growth. Finally, there was commitment from Kcom towards the Avaya roadmap technologies including Avaya AURA, Contact Centre, Video and Data.’
In recognition of Kcom’s achievement Avaya’s Managing Director for UK and Ireland, Andrew Shepperd, commented, “Kcom have achieved a phenomenal amount with Avaya in 2011. This award recognises the significant investment and focus that Kcom have made with our collaboration technologies. With the foundation we have set together, we will continue to jointly provide solutions to dissolve customer pain points and improve business process.”
“At Kcom we see the value and benefits of working with partners; we have a long standing history of incorporating them into our business and aligning them to our strategies and objectives. There is a huge amount of investment made to make sure that they are managed correctly so that we can get the best out of them for our customers. They are an important, long term asset whom contributes towards the success and diverse portfolio we’re able to offer. We’re delighted to have been presented this reputable award by Avaya in recognition of how closely we work with them,” concludes Paul Simpson, CEO at Kcom.