Middle East Partners Take Home Honors at Avaya ENGAGE Awards 2016

03 Jan 2017
  • Seven Middle East partners among winners at gala award event recognizing outstanding contribution and commitment to innovation from members of Avaya International community across Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa

Dubai - UAE; 2017: Avaya, a global leader in business communications software, systems and services, announced that seven Middle East partners were among companies recognized for their outstanding support, contribution and commitment to innovation at the prestigious Avaya ENGAGE Awards, held recently in Dubai.

More than 1,500 industry leaders, technology innovators, key decision makers and senior Avaya executives, from more than 70 countries, attended the Avaya ENGAGE event, hosted at the Atlantis the Palm in Dubai. The highlight of the four-day event, the Avaya ENGAGE Awards celebrated outstanding achievements made by key customers and partners across the entire Avaya International community, covering the Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.

More than 40 Avaya customers and partners were recognized in the Avaya ENGAGE Awards, in categories including Customer Innovation, Innovation Partner of the Year, Growth Service Provider of the Year, Distributor of the Year, Midmarket Partner of Year, Cloud Service Provider of the Year and Partner of the Year. Regional winners from the Middle East included:

Growth Service Provider of the Year

  • Batelco, North Gulf
  • Etisalat, South Gulf

Distributor of the Year

  • APTEC - Ingram Micro

Midmarket Partner of Year

  • Visiontech Systems LLC, UAE
  • Al-Mehwar, KSA

Cloud Service Provider of the Year

  • Viva Bahrain

Partner of the Year

  • MDS PACC, Middle East and Africa

Quotes

“The Avaya Awards celebrate and recognize the role our partners play in driving Avaya’s growth and customer-centric strategy. We are investing and developing our partner ecosystem to enable more companies to implement business communications solutions that help drive their digital transformation journeys. Avaya ENGAGE provided the perfect platform for us to drive innovation and deliver industry leadership across the combined regions.”
--Fadi Moubarak, Channel Leader, AVAYA International

“Avaya ENGAGE is focused on innovation – we aim to highlight the importance of innovation in driving companies’ success and to celebrate how our customers and partners are delivering innovation every day, helping their customers and partners to achieve their digital objectives. The Avaya Awards showcase how we are helping organizations of all sizes achieve better collective outcomes – and how these organizations are helping us in our own transformation journey.”
--Nidal Abou-Ltaif, President, Avaya International

About Avaya

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Peter Branton

Avaya

+971 4 4048315

pbranton@avaya.com

Anit Kurian

ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller

+971 4 4507600

Anit.Kurian@bm.com