Dubai-UAE: 30 April, 2013 – APC by Schneider Electric, the critical power and cooling business unit of Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has been named ‘Best Power Solutions Vendor of the Year 2013' by Value Added Reseller magazine. The distinction recognises the company's pioneering position as a power solutions provider.
The seventh VAR Choice of Channel (COC) Awards were announced and presented during a ceremony at the Meydan Hotel, Dubai.
Competing alongside other leading vendors, APC by Schneider Electric was selected by the channel community as the best in its category reaffirming the consistent and channel optimized business policy endorsed by the leading UPS vendor.
Thierry Chamayou, Vice President - Middle East & Africa, IT Business, Schneider Electric said: “As a leader in power solutions technology, APC by Schneider Electric is consistently improving the line-up and capability of all its solutions. We are delighted to receive this award that reiterates our ability and commitment to providing leading edge power solutions, while delivering value to our channel on a regular basis. We have always been a channel centric company and this award only vindicates our stand as a Channel Champion.”
Olivier Delepine, Vice President – Gulf Countries, IT Business, Schneider Electric, said: The COC Awards are a much sought-after recognition in the region's IT industry and winning this award is a big achievement for our team. This award is a testimony of our company's dedication to our Channel Partners in providing the latest and best Power Protection Solutions and around the clock support. Winning this award would not have been possible without the support of our customers, channel partners and employees who have been an integral part of our growth and success.”
The voting for the COC awards was conducted both offline and online on www.varonline.com over the past few months without any nominations from vendors. Winners of the Choice of Channel awards are voted directly by the vendor and reseller community.