Axians sweeps seven awards at 2016 Cisco Partner Summit

Axians was honored with seven awards in three countries at the Cisco® Partner Summit 2016 held in San Diego, California, from February 29 to March 3, 2016. Two awards recognized Axians’ capabilities in Europe.

In Germany, France and the Netherlands, Axians won awards in the Internet of Things, Services (support and maintenance) and Commercial (mid-market) categories.

Awarded to exemplary channel partners, Cisco awards recognize best-in-class business practices, quality of solutions and services and innovative practices. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Global Partner Organization and regional executives.


Axians France collected awards in three categories, honoring its dynamic sales approach, close engagement with customers and high-quality support:

  • Partner of the Year
  • Services Partner of the Year
  • Commercial Partner of the Year.

In Germany, the brand was recognized for its dynamic outcomes in the Internet of Things (IoT) segment:

  • Best IoT Partner.

Axians developed a comprehensive IoT solution for the Port of Hamburg’s container terminal operator,” said Jutta Gräfensteiner, Director of Channel and Alliance Management at Cisco Germany. “Based on Cisco solutions, the intelligent, flexible infrastructure developed by Axians ensures smooth-flowing, efficient processes, translating into time savings for customers and enhanced reliability for container handling.”

Lastly, in the Netherlands, Axians was singled out for the quality of its service and support:

  • Services Partner of the Year.

These awards will strengthen our relationships with partners across Europe. In today’s fast-changing world, technology lies at the heart of business transformation, and I am proud of the achievements and successes we have achieved jointly with Cisco. We intend to further strengthen our partnership to support the digital transformation our customers,” said Olivier Genelot, Managing Director of Axians.

About Axians

Axians supports the digital transformation of its customers — private-sector companies, public-sector entities, ICT operators and service providers — and offers a comprehensive range of solutions and services in applications, cloud and managed services, data systems and centers, enterprise networks, collaborative solutions and telecommunications infrastructure.

Revenues of €1.6 billion // 7,000 employees // 150 business units // 14 countries

Axians is a VINCI Energies brand


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About VINCI Energies

Operating in 50 countries, including 30 outside Europe, VINCI Energies employs 65,400 people and generated revenues of €10 billion in 2015. With its close-knit network of 1,600 business units, VINCI Energies is now a leading provider of energy and information technology services in Europe and throughout the world.