NetApp awarded ALEF! We are Regional Distributor of the Year in the EMEA & LATAM regions!

ALEF is proud to announce it has been awarded with the 2023 NetApp EMEA & LATAM Partner Award for Regional Distributor of the Year. In front of 124 industry peers, the distinguished partner industry recognition was presented during a gala dinner in Prague Žofín Palace. This marks the first time Partner Summit returns to a live format after three years.

The NetApp Partner Awards are the annual highlight for NetApp’s channel. This year’s hosts Giovanna Sangiorgi, Senior Vice President EMEA & LATAM, and Kristian Kerr, Vice President EMEA & LATAM Partner Organization, introduced 18 categories that celebrate partners who stand out for their pursuit of excellence, innovation, and quality.

For the last three years, enterprises in EMEA and LATAM had to rapidly adapt to macroeconomic fluctuations and a less-than-dependable supply chain. These are times in which resilient and dependable partners are worth their weight in gold,” summarizes Kristian Kerr.It is crucial that we harness the power of partnerships. One of our best are ALEF, who we rightfully named our Regional Distributor of the Year. It was a pleasure to be back, meeting face-to-face, and celebrating together with them!

ALEF has been supporting our joint partners and customers with innovative solutions and programs to set-up a benchmark in IT distribution for more than three decades. NetApp is our true business partner, we are proud to be recognized as NetApp’s ambassador in the region. Our cross-country teams thrive to empower organizations to manage their data in both private and public cloud environments with excellence. This award acknowledges that we are on the right track, and we are looking forward to the next phase of our collaboration” says Bratimir Timotijevic, Strategic Alliances Manager, ALEF Group

NetApp’s 2023 EMEA & LATAM Partner Summit and Partner Awards happened on March 14 and 15 in Prague, Czech Republic. The event centered on the cloud data company’s partner strategy for fiscal year 2024. In addition, it focused on portfolio evolution, flash technology, and the evolution of NetApp’s partner program “Partner Sphere.”

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