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Nutanix Cements Elite Partnership with CDW UK

Channel Partner’s Commitment and Support Recognised with Select Accolade

LONDON, UK25 August, 2016Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has strengthened its strategic partnership with CDW UK by inviting the technology solutions provider to become an Elite Partner.

CDW UK is one of four companies in Europe, and 13 globally, to be awarded this status having met criteria that covers revenue and depth of engagement. Furthermore, CDW UK has recognised the broader value proposition and market opportunity presented by Nutanix and its products. The move builds on an aggressive mutual business plan to accelerate revenue growth and reflects Nutanix’s increased collaboration with channel partners on core elements from demand generation to marketing best practices.

“To become an Elite Partner indicates a relationship that offers much more than just a selling route, and demonstrates you have been recognised above the competition,” said Andrew Brewerton, Channel Manager at Nutanix Western Europe.

“CDW has consistently been a top partner and they continue to show a strong commitment to Nutanix across all regions, segments and verticals as we work strategically with them,” added Brewerton.

Since its inception in 2013, the partnership between Nutanix and CDW UK has aimed to improve how customers deploy and use datacentre IT and been defined by a number of mutual benefits.

With more than 250,000 customers worldwide, effective partnerships are critical to providing high quality solutions and industry leading services for CDW. The company has supported Nutanix’s enterprise cloud solutions which are uniquely built using web-scale technologies and architectures that are also used by IT giants such as Google and Facebook.

As well as offering a route to market, CDW has provided the high quality services and support expected from an established and highly respected organisation. CDW has consistently recognised Nutanix’s value, naming Nutanix as its development partner of the year in 2016.

Lee Hendra CDW UK DC Solutions Director said: “To be recognised as an elite partner by Nutanix is a great validation of the strength of our partnership, which continues to grow every year. Over the last few years we have seen Nutanix evolve in size and establish itself as a recognised market leader. It has been a real privilege to share this journey with them and I know both companies are looking forward to what is coming next.”

Nutanix Elite Partners are the most qualified and earn the highest level of co-marketing funds, lead access and promotional opportunities. They also enjoy additional financial incentives that come from being a go-to partner for the most comprehensive sales and services solutions. Accordingly, Elite partners must satisfy greater training, deal registration, marketing and revenue requirements. Elite status is achieved by invitation only. For more information, please visit: https://www.nutanix.com/partners/solution-provider/

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