SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SHI International Corp. today announced that Symantec named the company National Partner of the Year at Symantec’s annual partner conference—Partner Engage 2012—in Baltimore, Md., on Sept. 12. SHI was recognized for its investment in Symantec solutions, dedication to selling Symantec’s solutions, as well as its overall performance in revenue, deal registration, technical and marketing investments, certifications, and specializations.
“This award recognizes the growing impact SHI is making in the technology industry as we deliver powerful solutions to our global customers and support the growth of leading technology organizations,” said Thai Lee, President and CEO of SHI International Corp. “That the award comes from one of SHI’s oldest and most successful partners makes it that much more appropriate since it is through our partnerships that we can offer the best-in-class solutions that our customers demand. SHI will continue to work with Symantec to deliver the custom IT solutions that have fueled our recent growth.”
SHI secured $227 million in Symantec sales for fiscal year 2012, which represented 34 percent year-over-year growth and 100 percent growth over the past two years. SHI is currently Symantec’s largest global partner, having grown their relationship over the past 19 years. The company was named Symantec’s Partner of the Year in 2011.
“Supporting our partners and helping them grow their businesses, maximize revenue opportunities, and maintain a competitive edge within the industry is a priority for Symantec. Our 2012 Partner Award winners have shown a high level of dedication to becoming experts in Symantec solutions and adding value to our joint customers,” said John Eldh, Vice President, Americas Channel Sales, Symantec Corp. “On behalf of Symantec, I’d like to congratulate this year’s Partner Award winners and thank them for their investment in Symantec.”
Each year, Symantec recognizes partners around the Americas whose innovation and depth of expertise elevate them as top-level partners. The Symantec Partner Awards recognize partners who have invested in Symantec and demonstrated expertise and success in key solution areas and growth markets. Symantec’s annual partner conference engages partners through various keynotes and breakout sessions on relevant topics including data protection, storage management and high availability, endpoint management and security, the Symantec partner program, and sales and partnering strategies.
Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $4 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 1,900 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 18th among Everything Channel's VAR 500 list of North American IT solution providers. For more information, visit http://www.shi.com.