Motorola Solutions Recognises Partners At Its First ANZ Executive Partner Forum

Channel leaders gather with Motorola Solutions’ leadership to discuss 2013 strategy and direction

This press release was issued by Motorola Solutions Enterprise business prior to its acquisition by Zebra Technologies on Oct. 27, 2014.

Melbourne, Australia – February 18, 2013 Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) has reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening the capabilities of its valued PartnerEmpower network, at its inaugural Australia and New Zealand Executive Partner Forum.

KEY POINTS:

  • Motorola Solutions hosted over 80 senior leaders representing its top channel partners - leaders in their respective business segments - from across Australasia at its 2013 Executive Partner Forum, held from 20-22 January 2013 at Lilianfels in the New South Wales, Blue Mountains.
  • Themed “Forward Momentum” the event explored how Motorola Solutions and its PartnerEmpower channel community can work together to evolve business solutions for the enterprise and public safety markets in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Senior executives from Motorola Solutions Australia and New Zealand actively led and participated in industry discussions about how the company would work together with its channels to enhance capabilities and share opportunities to grow the business further.
  • The event brought together senior representatives from Motorola Solutions’ distribution & alliance partners, global system integrators and developer community. They participated in discussions about 2013 strategy and product roadmaps, networking sessions and celebrated the achievement of channel partner leaders in 2012.
  • The event’s most prestigious individual award, the Silver Fox went to Graham O’Keeffe of SkyWire, acknowledging his excellence in customer service, technical skills and high ethical standards.
  • Motorola Solutions has over 100 PartnerEmpower channel partners in Australasia, with a growing community of application developers, system integrators and independent software vendors.
  • Collectively, Motorola Solutions and its channel community boasts formidable expertise in delivering business-critical mobility solutions for enterprises in industries including minerals and energy, retail, hospitality, transportation, manufacturing and logistics, healthcare and education.

2012 MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS CHANNEL AWARDS

The following awards recognised excellent performance, sales growth, revenue contribution and joint development of strategic new accounts with MSI.

Category

Award Category

Winner

Individual / Company

Radio

2012 Outstanding Radio Sales Achievement, Australia

Phill Harden – CIM Concepts

Individual

Radio

2012 Outstanding Radio Sales Achievement, New Zealand

Garry Parker – TL Parker

Individual

Radio

2012 Australasian Radio Partner of the Year

Transcom

Company

Radio

2012 Australasian Radio Solution Partner of the Year

Orion Network Australia

Company

Radio

2012 Australasian Accessories Partner of the Year

EZI Communications

Company

Radio

2012 Partner Excellence Award

Radio Communication Solutions

Company

Vertical overall

Silver Fox Award

Graham O’Keeffe, SkyWire

N/A

Enterprise

2012 Australasian Mobility MVP Award

Paul Stubbs – POS POS

Individual

Enterprise

2012 Outstanding Advanced Data Capture Sales Achievement

Paul Ryan – SATO New Zealand

Individual

Enterprise

2012 Outstanding Mobile Computing Device Sales Achievement

Allan Latto – Biz.Com

Individual

Enterprise

2012 Partner Excellence Award

Retriever Communications

Company

Enterprise

2012 Australasian Mobility Distributor of the Year

POS POS

Company

Enterprise

2012 Australasian Mobility Partner of the Year

Leopard Systems

Company

Enterprise

2012 Australasian Mobility Solution Partner of the Year

Biz.Com

Company

Wireless

Networking Solutions

2012 Partner Excellence Award

CSC Australia

Company

Wireless

Networking Solutions

2012 Australasian Wireless Distributor of the Year

LAN 1

Company

Wireless

Networking Solutions

2012 Australasian Wireless Re-seller of the Year

Leopard Systems

Company


SUPPORTING QUOTES:

Gary Starr, Managing Director Motorola Solutions Australia and New Zealand

“Motorola Solutions is a strong and successful business in Australia and New Zealand today, thanks in no small part to the contributions of our valued PartnerEmpower channel community. Our success has been built through strong collaboration and aligning our resources to deliver the best mission-critical mobility solutions for our end-customers across various industries.” Starr said.

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SUPPORTING RESOURCES

Website: www.forwardpartnership.com.au