Datatrend Technologies, Inc., a VMware Enterprise Solution Provider Partner, announced today that they are the recipient of the “Enterprise Solution Provider of the Year for the Americas” and the “Global Enterprise Solution Provider of the Year” awards. VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, announced Datatrend as the winner of the two awards during the Annual Partner Leadership Summit held earlier this month in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. VMware recognizes its partners annually for outstanding achievements accomplished during the previous year.

"We are pleased to present the VMware Global Partner Innovation Awards to a broad range of winners this year," said Ross Brown, senior vice president, Worldwide Partners and Alliances, VMware. "The VMware Partner Network consistently delivers value and performance to a dynamic set of businesses globally, and together, we enable organizations to harness the power of their digital transformation, and help them thrive in today's competitive business environment."

With more than 7,000+ global VMware partners vying for this award, this is a significant recognition for Datatrend, as it is a direct reflection of the way they are changing the technology industry and how enterprise IT services are designed and delivered.

“We are honored to be recognized as a global leader in helping enterprise customers modernize and transform their infrastructure environments,” said Charlie Cox, President of Datatrend Technologies. “Receiving these extraordinary awards is a result of our tight alignment with VMware and relentless focus on business outcomes for our customers. Looking forward, we’re excited to collaborate further with VMware on upcoming enterprise projects to help current and future customers accelerate their transition to a modern, software defined infrastructure.”

About VMware Partner Leadership Summit

VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017 offered VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers as to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, and solution and partnering best practices. An invitation-only event, VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2017 provided partners with resources to develop and execute a comprehensive go-to-market plan in 2017 and beyond.

From left to right: Brett Shirk, VMware SVP and GM, Americas | Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO | Rob Graves, Datatrend Vice President of Sales | Darren Waldrep, Datatrend Vice President of Strategic Alliances | Frank Rauch, VMware VP of Americas Partner Organization