COPENHAGEN, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Consistently high performance and unflagging professionalism are rewarded with prestigious award.
Xena Networks, the global leader in Gigabit Ethernet Test Equipment Price Performance, has named UK-based Phoenix Datacom as its "Partner of the Year" for its consistent sales success, technical expertise and professional approach to business.
"It wasn't a hard decision," says Jacob Nielsen, CEO at Xena Networks. "Phoenix Datacom has been a solid partner for us over the years, and choosing it as our Partner of the Year for 2013 is our small way to honoring its long-term commitment to Xena Networks."
John Carson, Managing Director of Phoenix Datacom, said, "We enjoy a very healthy working relationship with our colleagues at Xena Networks, and are delighted to receive the Partner of the Year award. In these challenging times, it is very pleasing to receive this type of recognition of our sales results from one of our key partners."
Located just north-west of London, Phoenix Datacom is regarded as the UK's most technically competent IT solutions and services provider in the challenging field of networking and infrastructure. This is backed up by a highly professional approach to business which means always following up and attending to the details whilst never losing sight of the big picture.
"When we started out, the Gigabit Ethernet test and measurement industry was dominated by a couple of major players. So we knew we needed more than just a great product - we also needed top-level partners," explains Jacob Nielsen. "In that respect, Phoenix Datacom has been a huge asset for us in the UK. It has an excellent reputation and an impressive customer base which has responded very positively to Xena's products."
Phoenix Datacom joined Xena as a partner in 2010 and has proven to be an extremely competent and consistent partner. Its expertise has also benefited Xena's other partners by sharing business intelligence and technical tips that have frequently opened the right door or closed the sale.
"When we're planning new features or fine-tuning our business model, we've learnt the value of discussing it with our colleagues at Phoenix Datacom first. Often they have suggestions and feedback which make all the difference by helping us get it right the first time," states Jacob Nielsen. "They are also just a really nice bunch of people - easy to work with, and blessed with a generous helping of British humour."
Carson went on to say, "As demand for Ethernet traffic generation continues to rise, we consider ourselves extremely fortunate to have such a forward thinking and agile partner in Xena Networks - a partner that is easy to do business with, and that is very quick to adapt to the needs of the market."
"Xena looks forward to continuing its relationship with Phoenix Datacom in 2014. This will be a landmark year for us in terms of product development as we move into testing further up the OSI model," concludes Jacob Nielsen. "With partners like Phoenix to help us, we are confident it will be a huge success."
About Xena Networks
Xena develops low-cost, easy-to-use, and flexible gigabit Ethernet test solutions. Their focus has been Layer 2- 3 testing - from 1G right through to 100G, in a variety of form factors - and in 2014 they will be releasing Layer 4-7 solutions. In 2013 Xena won Frost & Sullivan's "Global Gigabit Ethernet Test Equipment Price Performance Value Leadership Award" - their fourth such award in as many years. They were also crowned as one of Red Herring's Global Top 100 tech companies. The company was founded in 2007 in Denmark and markets its products through a global network of partners.
About Phoenix Datacom
Founded in 1984 and located in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Phoenix Datacom is the UK's most technically competent provider of solutions and professional services to enhance the performance & security of cloud, physical and virtual networks.
They are trusted by major UK organisations, including Enterprise Network Owners in Private and Public Sectors and Defence, Network Equipment Manufacturers and most of the Fixed and Mobile Carriers and Broadcast providers to help them test, monitor, secure and optimise their networks & critical applications.
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SOURCE Xena Networks