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Softchoice Named Canadian Partner of the Year by Veeam

Toronto, ON – January 18, 2017 – Softchoice, a leading North American IT solutions and managed services provider, is pleased to announce it has been selected as the 2016 Canadian Partner of the Year by Veeam® Software. This recognition solidifies Softchoice’s position as a leading partner for IT leaders and organizations looking to get the most out of their hybrid IT infrastructure.

“We applied significant focus on growing our relationship with Veeam in the past year, and we are honored to be recognized with the Impact Partner Award for Canadian Partner of the Year,” said David MacDonald, Softhoice’s President and CEO. “As more organizations move to the cloud, we know many applications are ideal for a cloud platform, while others will always be better suited to remain on-premises. Softchoice is well positioned to help businesses adopt and maintain an optimized hybrid IT environment, and Veeam is an excellent solution for backing up applications wherever they live on or off-prem.”

Softchoice has a bench of more than 20 Technical Architects that focus on Veeam solutions, including a dedicated Veeam Technical Architect. Softchoice was recognized as Veeam Canadian Partner of the Year for demonstrating the best overall performance in areas of revenue, collaboration with Veeam, and proactive selling and promoting of Veeam Availability solutions and adjacent technologies in Canada.

“We are excited to recognize and honor Softchoice as the Canadian Partner of the Year,” said Kevin Rooney, Vice President of North American Channel Sales at Veeam. “Our partnership with Softchoice has enabled us to provide Veeam Availability solutions to our joint customers, empowering them to meet the ongoing demands of 24.7.365 availability. We extend our congratulations to Softchoice and look forward to an even more successful and collaborative 2017.”

The winners of the 2016 Veeam Impact Partner Awards™ were announced at Veeam’s 2017 North American sales kickoff in Orlando, Fla. on January 11, 2017. These second annual awards recognize North American Veeam ProPartners who have not only demonstrated success in providing Veeam Availability solutions to their customers, but who have also provided first-class support, expert knowledge, continued product education, and a true Veeam strategy incorporated into their business.

About Softchoice

As a leading North American provider of IT solutions and managed services, Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a national IT supplier with the personal touch and technical expertise of a local solutions provider. Softchoice's holistic approach to technology includes solution design, implementation, asset management, cloud and managed services, as well as access to one of the most comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks in North America. With over 1,500 employees, Softchoice manages the technology needs of thousands of corporate and public sector organizations across the United States and Canada.

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Joel Hoidas
Communications Manager, Softchoice
416-588-9002 ext. 222590
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