A long list of winners graced the 13th annual CDN Channel Elite Awards. The big winner of the evening was Jolera, who took home Solution Provider of the Year. Several companies took home multiple awards, however, including Infinite IT Solutions, Navantis and DigitCom. Check out photos of the award winners.
Best Mobile Solution
Bronze: EPAM Systems
Rakesh Sharma, associate director at EPAM Systems (left) accepts the award presented by Ed Galasso, director of field sales at Tech Data.
Silver: Infinite IT Solutions
Chris Stock, CIO (left) and Joe Ussia, CEO of Infinite IT Solutions (centre) accept their first award of the evening.
Gold: Tenet Computer Group Inc.
From left to right: Rick Jordan, VP of strategic alliances and mobility and Kitty Atkinson VP of sales at Tenet Computer Group, Linda Campeau, regional account manager at Tech Data Canada, and Carlos Paz-Soldan, president of Tenet Computer Group.
Best Managed Services Solution
Ralph Loewen (left), president and CEO of Itergy is presented with the Bronze prize for Best Managed Services Solution.
Louis Gervais, national director of managed services and sales at Compugen receives Silver in this category.
John Kemp, VP of delivery at Navantis accepts the first of two awards for the company.
Best Small Business Solution
Bronze: XCEL Professional Services
Ryan Barker, vice president of operations (left) and Ray Archer, manager of client services at XCEL Professional Services (right) accept their award.
Ivan Cohen, senior account executive, accepts the Silver award for Best Small Business solution on behalf of Digitcom.
John Kemp, vice president of delivery accepts Navantis’ second award of the evening.
Best Mid Market Solution
Greg Churchill, senior account executive (left) receives Digitcom’s second award of the evening, pictured with Rob Low, Eastern Canada sales manager at StorageCraft.
Silver: Konverge Digital Solutions
Sonia Couto, director of operations at Konverge Digital Solutions accepts the Silver award.
Gold: Clear Concepts
Phil Proctor, managing partner at Clear Concepts accepts the award (centre), pictured with Dennis Brears, facilities/IT coordinator of Macdonald Youth Services (left).
Best Enterprise Solution
Bronze: IT Weapons
Ted Garner, CEO of IT Weapons, receives the Bronze award for Best Enterprise Solution.
Silver: WBM Office Systems
Paul Cluett, director IT solutions accepts the award on behalf of WBM Office Systems.
Gold: Sela Canada
Eran Barlev, CEO of Sela Canada (centre), receives the Gold award in the Best Enterprise Solution category. He’s pictured with Gail Mercer-MacKay (left).
Best Cloud Computing Solution
Bronze: Envision IT
Peter Carson, President of Envision IT (third from left) receives the Bronze award.
Akos Zsufa, president (left) and Gert-Jan Voormeulen, managing partner at ITnorth.ca are presented with the Silver award.
Gold: Esri Canada
Brian Bell, utilities industry manager and Marianne Kupina, head of marketing at Esri Canada accept the Gold award on behalf of their company.
Best Security Solution
Bronze: HoneyTek Systems
Nitish Hejmadi, president and CEO receives accepts the Bronze award, presented by Tara Fine, Canada Channel director at Dell Canada.
Silver: Infinite IT Solutions
Receiving their second award of the evening are Joe Ussia, CEO and Chris Stock, CIO of Infinite IT Solutions.
Best Service Organization
Bronze: MNB I.T. Services
Mat George, president and Betty George of MNB I.T. Services accept the Bronze award for Best Service Organization.
Silver: CompuCom Canada
Account Executives, Anna Leon and Manju Chik receive the Silver award.
Gold: Infinite IT Solutions
The third and final award that evening for Infinite IT was Gold in Best Service Organization. Joe Ussia, CEO and Chris Stock, CIO took home the most awards of any company that evening, with a total of three.
Solution Provider of the Year: Jolera
Finally, the most coveted award of the evening goes home with Joseph Khunaysir, president and CTO and Alex Shan, CEO of Jolera for Solution Provider of the Year.