COLT, a leading European provider of business communications, today announced the five winners of the UK heat of its European Partner of the Year awards. This year’s UK winners will now go forward to the European competition, which culminates in an awards ceremony in Rome in March.
The winners of this year’s awards are:
Now in its third year, the Partner of the Year scheme is designed to recognise and reward COLT’s top performing partners, both on a national and pan-European level. It is a key feature of COLT’s new partner programme, COLT Community, which will offer partners new tools and initiatives in 2009 around four pillars: Partnership, Marketing, Product and Rewards.
Andy Horn, Head of SME Division, UK at COLT said, "COLT’s UK partner channel went from strength to strength in 2008 with more than 30 new partners added to our community. We are delighted to be able to recognise the outstanding contribution that these five winners made during the year. Close partnerships will be more important than ever in this year’s challenging market and we are committed to developing our partner business during 2009, ensuring it’s as easy as possible for partners to do business with us."
COLT is a leading European provider of business communications. COLT specialises in providing data, voice and managed services to major businesses, SMEs and wholesale customers. COLT operates a 13-country, 25,000km network that includes metropolitan area networks in 34 major European cities with direct fibre connections into 16,000 buildings and 18 COLT data centres.
COLT Telecom Group S.A. is listed on the London Stock Exchange (COLT). Information about COLT and its services can be found at www.colt.net.
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