Malaysia's Spectrum Edge hailed as top Asia Pacific distributor by Fortinet


Fortinet - Peter Brant (file)  

Photo (file) - Peter Brant. Senior Vice President, America Sales & Support, Fortinet, Inc.


Malaysian ICT Spectrum Edge has won the top Asia Pacific ICT distributor 2014 award during networking specialist Fortinet's annual Global Partner Conference, held recently during January 2015 on a cruise ship to Haiti.

During the awards ceremony attended by representatives from more than 600 partner organisations and 91 countries, Fortinet senior vice president, America sales & support, Peter Brant, said, "These prestigious award winners represent the best technology professionals our partner ecosystem has to offer."

"The 2014 Partner of the Year Awards honours our top partners' ability to solve critical business challenges for our mutual customers, through a commitment to innovation and excellence. Congratulations to each winner on this incredible achievement," said Brant.

This year, there were 19 awards that celebrated each of the core Fortinet partner competencies around the world. The award winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their commitment to meeting customers' cyber security requirements, their market impact and exemplary use of Fortinet solutions, he said.

The 2014 Fortinet top partner award winners included

  • APAC

o Top Distributor - Spectrum Edge
o Rookie of the Year - KBSL Information Technology Limited
o Top Reseller - Fujitsu

Fortinet's annual Global Partner Conference (GPC) also gave the Fortinet partner community access to key marketing and business strategies, leadership, and information regarding specific customer solutions designed to help partners succeed in the marketplace, said Brant.