Channel partners recognized for delivering customer success with Puppet

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Puppet, the standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us, today announced the winners of its inaugural Channel Partner of the Year Awards. The awards honor Puppet’s channel ecosystem for the contributions they have made to driving customer success with automation.

“Puppet’s community of customer-centric partners are dedicated to collaboration, innovation, and implementation excellence, which have been foundational to Puppet’s best year ever,”  said John Schwan, vice president of global partner sales, Puppet. “Our joint priority is for customers to have the solutions they need to automatically deliver and operate all of their software across its entire lifecycle — simply, securely and at scale.”

This year’s award winners also demonstrated exemplary performance in innovation and implementation of Puppet technology. The inaugural program recognized nine partners globally in six categories. The categories and winners are:

  • Partner MVP, Americas — AHEAD, for being a top performing partner in revenue, solutions, and field engagement
  • Partner MVP, APJ — Networld, for being a top performing partner in revenue, solutions, and field engagement
  • Partner MVP, EMEA — Nordicmind, for being a top performing partner in revenue, solutions, and field engagement
  • Rising Star, Americas — Presidio, for demonstrating growth and strength in revenue, solutions, and field engagement
  • Rising Star, EMEA — Softcat, for demonstrating growth and strength in revenue, solutions, and field engagement
  • Rising Star, Global — Zivra, for demonstrating growth and strength in revenue, solutions, and field engagement
  • Service Delivery Partner of the Year — Calco, for being a top performer in helping customers successfully develop, deploy and maintain their infrastructure with Puppet
  • Solution of the Year — Presidio, for excellence in custom architected solutions using Puppet
  • Government Solution of the Year — Kinney Group, for excellence in custom architected solutions for Government using Puppet
  • Engineer of the Year, Americas — Dan Wittenberg, AHEAD, for exemplifying excellence in engineering and solving customer challenges using Puppet products
  • Engineer of the Year, EMEA — Anthony Leto, WM Promus, for exemplifying excellence in engineering and solving customer challenges using Puppet products

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About Puppet

Puppet is driving the movement to a world of unconstrained software change. Its revolutionary platform is the industry standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us. More than 40,000 companies—including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100—use Puppet’s open source and commercial solutions to adopt DevOps practices, achieve situational awareness and drive software change with confidence. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Puppet is a privately held company with more than 500 employees around the world. Learn more at puppet.com.

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