Axiz scoops up HPE Award again!

Axiz has been named Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa Top Value Add Distribution Partner of the Year 2017 at the annual Global Partner Summit. The event, which took place at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, recognises partners from all the HPE business spheres.

Axiz was chosen as the winner of this award due to outstanding performance and accomplishments, by partners, which resulted in the increase of standards for business excellence and customer satisfaction.

Axiz‘s excellent financial performance and continued efforts to drive meaningful business results for the customers they share with HPE, made them the top contender for the MEMA Top Value Add Distribution Partner of the Year.

Jim Holland, Executive for HPE at Axiz, is extremely proud of the achievement. “This award means a lot to the team. Being recognised by HPE as the leading value added distributor in MEMA is a significant achievement and is reward for all hard work that we’ve done. Embracing new technologies and taking them to market with our business partners is key to our success. HPE themselves have been busy with acquisitions and Axiz has responded well in embracing these technologies as quickly and effectively as possible. We are the only SimpliVity integration distribution partner in Africa, we have embraced HPE’s Synergy technology and have been instrumental in closing the first few Synergy deals in South Africa. We have invested in a Synergy solution in our demo centre and have been inundated with interest from channel partners and end users – this kit is here for customers to test in a live environment, which means that we have a technical resource available to ensure that the experience reflects the superb technology that HPE brings.”

According to Holland the team at Axiz has recently been appointed as an X86 installation & start-up partner and are installing HPE compute solutions in an official capacity.

“We are ramping our services business so that our channel partners (and their customers) are able to leverage off our skills and expertise. Our technical & presales teams have been focusing on getting ready to support our channel with HPE’s hyper-converged play. Embracing Synergy, SimpliVity and incorporating Nimble storage into our 3Par offering will be key going forward. The adoption of Proliant, 3Par and Aruba technology in our own business is testament to our fundamental belief that this is the technology that leads the way and will bring significant benefit to the business as a whole – in an ever changing environment, we need to be leading the way in taking these solutions to market and supporting our partners on the HPE journey. Our relationship with the Hewlett Packard Enterprise organisation is symbiotic, key to our mutual success and we will continue to work hand in hand with them.”

Visit the HPE news site for a complete list of all the winners by clicking here.

For more information on how HPE and Axiz can help you accomplish your business objectives, contact your account manager or the HPE team on

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Axiz is an African company invested in the future of the African Information and Technology Age. Our focus is to build ecosystems in order to simplify the way customers interact with technology, solutions and each other. Founded in1989 as an ICT distribution company solely based in South Africa, Axiz has today evolved into a continental business with a physical footprint in 8 countries including Kenya, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Botswana and Mauritius and sales presence in many more.

As a solutions aggregator dedicated to offering ground breaking value-added solutions to our registered partner channel, we currently house over 50 ICT brands, each working in tandem with our vendors and partners to deliver a holistic ecosystem tailored to the needs of the channel whilst delivering shared value to all our stakeholders. Axiz retains a level 2 BBBEE status under the group subsidiaries DCT Holdings (Pty) Ltd as part of the JSE listed Alviva Holdings Group.

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