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Intel® Partner Connect Awards

Intel® Technology Provider
2017 Partner of the Year Award Winners

Intel® is proud to acknowledge the outstanding achievements of our partners with the distinction of the ‘Partner of the Year’ honors. Partner of the Year awards are bestowed upon U.S.-based partners who have demonstrated excellence in marketing, training, technology platform design, and integrated solutions sales.

Winning organizations, recognized for their achievements in 2017, were announced at the 2018 Intel® Partner Connect event, held in Maryland in March of 2018, and joined Intel® channel leaders for a private awards reception.

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Award

Channel Cares

Recognizing the use of technology to connect and enrich the lives of people in your community and the world.

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    World Wide Technology

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World Wide Technology

In 2017, Intel® and World Wide Technology joined forces through Intel’s IESC program to provide support and relief to Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Over the course of 10 days there were 22 volunteers, thousands of dollars in donations, and technical assessments conducted in more than 161 schools.

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PC Client Platform

Recognizing the development of creative and customized client computing platforms.

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    Xplore

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Xplore

In July 2017, the Xplore XSLATE R12 became the first rugged tablet to integrate Intel® PCIe Solid State Drives as a standard feature. The resulting boost in speed, power, and storage capacity practically eliminated user downtime by enabling dramatically faster device startup, application load time, and file transfers than any competing tablet or 2-in-1.

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PC Client Solution

Recognizing the development of creative and customized client computing solutions.

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    SHI International Corp.

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SHI International Corp.

SHI's home-grown, industry-leading Zero Touch Deployment Services offering is helping businesses deploy Intel® 7th Gen Core™ and Microsoft Windows* 10 mobile devices with no images required and at a lower cost than traditional deployments. From selecting the right devices to configuring, deploying, and managing them faster and more efficiently, SHI makes it easier for businesses to meet the demands of the growing mobile workforce.

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Cloud Solution

Recognizing solutions offering scalability, performance and efficiency in cloud computing.

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    Penguin Computing

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Penguin Computing

Penguin Computing, a leading U.S. developer of open, Linux-based solutions was able to deliver their latest expansion of their HPC Cloud offering on Penguin Computing on Demand (POD) using Intel® Xeon® Gold 6148 processors and Omni-Path fabric. The HPC cluster optimizes density, speed, and cost effectiveness while meeting the demands of customers running MPI-based applications over thousands of cores.

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Cloud Solution

Recognizing solutions offering scalability, performance and efficiency in cloud computing.

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    Colfax International

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Colfax International

Intel AI DevCloud is the first project in the world that allows vast numbers of academics, engineers, and decision makers to experience the power of Intel® Architecture for AI. The DevCloud includes a custom toolchain developed by Colfax that allows multiple students to share the DevCloud servers, and power users can get access to dedicated resources resulting in high scalability without performance degradation.

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Enthusiast Platform

Recognizing innovative design going beyond ordinary concepts in enthusiast platforms.

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    MAINGEAR

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MAINGEAR

The new F131 is an award-winning desktop featuring the revolutionary exclusive APEX integrated cooling solution, designed to keep the performance-packed F131 running cool and quiet. The F131 has quickly become our fastest-selling desktop of all time with an increase of more than 300 percent in the first month of sales.

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Healthcare Solution

Recognizing solutions driving technology transformation in the healthcare sector.

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    ePlus Inc.

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ePlus Inc.

By implementing this Nutanix solution with Intel® processors in their Citrix environment, Yale New Haven Health System was able to achieve scalability, predictable performance, and pay-as-you-grow economics. More importantly, ePlus empowered Yale New Haven Health with next generation, patient-centric care through a software-defined solution with always-on access to patient information—directly from the right device for the right task at the right time.

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HPC Technical Solution

Recognizing state-of-the-art development of HPC computing configurations.

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    Atipa Technologies

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Atipa Technologies

Atipa won a complex 924-node IA-based cluster for Knolls Atomic Power Lab (KAPL). The system was turned on and accepted within seven business days after the start of the on-site installation. Atipa went the extra mile to ensure all nodes individually also achieved SPECfp 2006 rates within 2 percent of the average, giving KAPL greater predictability and reliability across nodes throughout the entire cluster. The system's performance surpassed KAPL's minimum requirements by 15 percent while staying within budget.

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HPC Technical Solution

Recognizing solutions connecting networks of devices enabling responsive solutions, innovative products and efficient manufacturing.

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    National Instruments

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National Instruments

National Instruments and Intel® have partnered together to help companies act on their industrial operational data to improve the health of their production assets. NI's IoT platform enables maintenance specialists to collect multiple types of measurements with one tool, automate corrective actions, and perform analysis of real-time historical data. The combination of edge processing, a distributed software architecture, and full web access helps utilities cover more assets, more efficiently.

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Retail Solution

Recognizing point of sale and operations solutions in the retail sector.

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    Insight

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Insight

Insight's collaboration with Intel® IoTG to develop a software and analytics consulting capability has brought data made available by Intel's Responsive Retail Sensor solution to life so retailers can optimize their investment in inventory.

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Marketing Excellence

Best design win converted into sales through an innovative, comprehensive marketing program (social, direct, web, etc).

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    CyberPowerPC

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CyberPowerPC

Utilizing a holistic marketing campaign around a carefully crafted influencer strategy, CyberPowerPC was able to achieve a phenomenal increase in the sale of Intel® Core™ processors and establish a long-lasting position in the gaming market.

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Marketing Excellence - National Service Providers

Best design win converted into sales through an innovative, comprehensive marketing program (social, direct, web, etc).

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    CDW

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CDW

CDW is one of the industry's leading solution providers focused on enterprise, government, and education. Over the last four years they have significantly increased their strategic alignment with Intel® to reinvigorate growth in the client category. This past year, they executed an integrated strategic marketing campaign with Intel's Global Marketing Organization called “Be Great” that delivered 19 percent year-over-year growth in the client category.

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Public Sector Solution

Recognizing solutions incorporating technology in the classroom.

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    Government Acquisitions

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Government Acquisitions

The innovation of the Government Acquisitions' HyperCAP lets the customer securely collect all the data generated by every security control in their IT infrastructure. It further allows them to then search, alert, and report on it from a central location—in real time—to address the complete range of FISMA compliance requirements. With HyperCAP, agencies can meaningfully operationalize FISMA compliance by continuously monitoring security of all data generated by the IT architecture with complete situational awareness in real time.

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Data Center Platform

Recognizing server infrastructure delivering agility, reliability, and security for data center.

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    DDN Storage

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DDN Storage

DDN's IME software manages data differently, transforming tough workloads into NVMe optimized I/O, accelerating random read, random write, shared file, high concurrency and streaming workloads. With technology like Intel®’s high performance NVMe drives, IME’s software layer can accelerate I/O intensive workflows and allow customers to gain the most from their application and infrastructure investments.

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Network Function Virtualization Solution

Recognizing the best solutions applying virtualization to network infrastructure in the telecom space.

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    Rave Computing

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Rave Computing

By virtually networking all compute resources embedded in the client’s Ion Implanter, RAVE has consolidated four disparate computers and provided efficiencies to the customer. This reduces overall costs and complexities, as well as size, weight, and power usage.

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Training for Results - PC

Reaching broadly within your organization with training.

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    Zones

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Zones

Zones partnered with Intel® to create an integrated training curriculum and marketing strategy to deliver unprecedented results. Throughout 2017, Zones took a focused approach to increase Intel® vPro™-based system attach, invested technical headcount resources, and was able to increase Intel® vPro™-based system sales of 15 percent year-over-year, top growth among NSP peers.

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Training for Results - Data Center

Reaching broadly within your organization with training.

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    CDW

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CDW

CDW is one of the industry's leading solution providers focused on enterprise, government, and education. Over the last four years they have significantly increased their strategic alignment with Intel® to reinvigorate growth in the client category. This past year, they executed an integrated strategic marketing campaign with Intel’s Global Marketing Organization called “Be Great” that delivered 19 percent year-over-year growth in the client category.

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Global Solutions

Recognizing development and offering of global scalable solutions in digital workplace, NFV, hybrid cloud and analytics and AI.

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    Accenture

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Accenture

Accenture had significant revenue growth in 2017 in each region of the world. They are driving solutions and revenue in Intel’s focus areas of digital workplace, NFV, Hybrid Cloud, Analytics, AI, Blockchain, and the edge -including IoT and NTG efforts. Along the way, Accenture delivered innovative solutions by solving clients' customer experience issues with Saffron (next best product); implementing on-prem Accenture insights platform for customers in government, FSI and healthcare spaces; being early to market with a VMware-validated design driving the future of hybrid cloud, and utilizing forward-looking edge analytics for safety in the ride-hail and taxi vertical.