Datapac Awarded Sophos Irish Partner of the Year for 2013

Awarded title due to strong new business growth over last 12 months
– Datapac demonstrates commitment to training and service excellence
– Datapac holds the highest Sophos accreditation in Ireland

Dublin, 18 June, 2013 – Datapac, Ireland’s largest indigenous ICT solutions provider, has been awarded the title of Sophos ‘Irish Partner of the Year’ for 2013. Sophos awarded the coveted partner title to Datapac due to its ability to identify and secure new business opportunites, as well as business renewals, throughout the past year.
Datapac also demonstrated exceptional commitment in the areas of sales and engineer training, to ensure excellence across the entire spectrum of the Sophos IT security portfolio.

This year’s Sophos Partner Awards were held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Athens, as part of the Sophos EMEA Partner Conference 2013. The prestigious international event gives Sophos partners an insight into the company’s future plans and developments, which include a strong focus on simplifying IT security for small and medium enterprises, along with a renewed investment in Sophos’ channel partners through its innovative ‘Channel First’ program.

Datapac currently holds the highest Sophos accreditation in Ireland and Dermot Hayden, Sophos Country Manager, Ireland commented on this partnership, “Sophos’ annual conference and awards ceremony is about recognising our partners’ efforts over the past year and in the case of Datapac, they have been an exceptional partner in the Irish market for some time now. We are therefore delighted to recognise that strong investment in our partnership by awarding Datapac the title of Irish Partner of the Year 2013”.

Karen O’Connor, general manager service delivery, Datapac, said, “This award recognises Datapac’s growing presence in the Irish IT security market. Our on-going commitment to growing and up-skilling our team, ensures our customers are receiving the highest quality of service and expertise.

“As the security landscape continues to evolve, Sophos is designing and releasing innovative technologies to combat the growing threats. At Datapac, we complement this with our local knowledge and experience, to ensure Irish businesses are protected at all times.”