Giacom World Networks announced today that it has won the Distributor of the Year (sub £100m) at the CRN Channel Awards 2017. Held on the 16th November at the Battersea Events Park Arena in London, the CRN Channel Awards is the biggest independent award ceremony for the IT industry and recognises first-class innovation from UK vendors, distributors and resellers.

HULL, UK – Nov. 20, 2017 — / — With 1,600 industry attendees, the CRN Channel Awards was full of glitz and glamour. After being shortlisted for two distributor awards in September, Giacom were thrilled to win the Distributor of the Year (sub £100m).

The award, which faced fierce competition from distributors across the UK, recognises the ongoing innovation of our cloud services partner program and the successful distribution of those services through the Giacom Cloud Market.

Mike Wardell, Managing Director at Giacom, said: “It’s been an incredible year for Giacom. In September, we were included in the Tech Track 100 for the first time and now we’re rounding off the year in style as the winner of the Distributor of the Year (sub £100m). But the success doesn’t just belong to us, our customers and vendors are a big part of that journey too. With cloud adoption for SMEs increasing every year, we’re in the ideal position to continue to bring our customers new and popular cloud services for years to come.”

The Distributor of the Year (sub £100m) Award comes after Giacom launched their new marketplace for cloud services, the Giacom Cloud Market. As a truly unique and modern marketplace, the Giacom Cloud Market enables IT resellers to purchase cloud services such as Signature Hosted Exchange, Office 365, Azure, Acronis Backup Cloud, TalkTalk Business Hosted Voice, Bitdefender GravityZone and Posh Technologies’ AppInteract in minutes.

Giacom is the largest Office 365 distributor in the UK and are committed to bringing their 4,000+ customers new and profitable cloud services from world-class vendors within the Giacom Cloud Market.

About Giacom
Giacom is a long-established service provider delivering class-leading hosted services since 1999.

Founded by CEO Nick Marshall, Giacom was initially an ISP serving tens of thousands of consumers and business, then quickly included web, email and server hosting to the range of services. With the addition of its own proprietary Email Security service in 2006, Giacom built a reseller network that is now envied throughout the industry.

Between 2010 and today, Giacom has seen phenomenal growth. Giacom operates Europe’s largest and most popular cloud marketplace exclusively for IT support professionals, plus hosts one of Europe’s largest cloud-based Microsoft Exchange networks outside of Microsoft.

In 2016, Giacom joined the LDC portfolio of companies through Private Equity investment. LDC (part of the Lloyds Banking Group) is Giacom’s single largest shareholder, providing financial strength and stability, together with an aggressive plan for rapid growth in the years ahead.

Kate Waites
Giacom World Networks Ltd
+44 1482385237

Source: Giacom