Winners galore at 11th The DQ Week awards

DQW Bureau
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Over 300 channel partners from across western part of the country gathered to

cheer the winners at the 11th annual DQ Week awards, which were held in Mumbai.

The event saw partners from the western region being honored for their

outstanding performance during FY 08-09.

While Sify was the title sponsor for the awards night, other vendors who were

associated with the awards included D-Link and DigiLink, K7 Computing, Supertron

Electronics, Delta and Lexmark. While Kingston was the Memory Partner, the

Beverage Partner was Royal Challenge and Information Infrastructure Award

Partner was EMC.

The evening commenced with a speech from Ibrahim Ahmad, Group Editor, The DQ

Week who spoke about the significant role played by the channel partners in

driving the IT industry successfully. This was followed by a visual presentation

from Sify wherein they provided an insight into the various products and

initiatives being introduced for the channel partners. Anil Pant,

VP-Channel Sales, Sify and Shiv Nath Ghosh, VP-Enterprise Application Services,

Sify suggested ways to ensure profits during the slowdown. Sachin Mahajan of

Infinite Net Solutions, one of Sify's prominent partners in Mumbai threw light

on the edge that his business acquired after partnering with Sify.


The event was also supported by Mumbai-based Trade Association of Information

Technology (TAIT). During the event, Rushabh Shah, TAIT member gave a brief

about TAIT and its upcoming expo COM IT. Praveen Dhoka and Umang Mehta of TAIT

presented The DQ Week-TAIT Upcoming Entrepreneur Award to Atul Shah and Haresh

Gadda of Mumbai-based Network Techlabs.

The largest round of applause was when TAIT was handed over the trophy for

being the Best IT Association of India. The award was conferred on TAIT after a

countrywide survey which was done by DQ Channels and IDC. The association took

home the trophy for the fourth time in a row. The entire team of TAIT gathered

on the stage to receive the trophy. Every year, the annual awards are decided by

an independent jury, comprising of eminent personalities of the IT industry, who

are closely aligned with the channel partners.

Award Winners

Best Sub Distributor

Gold: KAY KAY Overseas

Silver: Aar Vee Computers

Best System Integrator

Gold: Pentagon Computers & Services

Silver: Trimax IT Infrastructure

Best Reseller

Gold: Sound Solutions

Silver: Midas Business Machines

Best Retailer

Gold: Geonet IT Mall

Silver: Bitsy Infotech

Best Media Resellers: Nahata Data Systems

The DQ Week-EMC Information Infrastructure Partner:

Enhanced Software Services

Best System Builder: Jai Kushal Exports

The DQ Week-TAIT Upcoming

Entrepreneur 2009: Network Techlabs


Best Sub Distributor: Data Care Corporation

Best System

Shro Systems

Best Reseller: Solutions India

Best Retailer: Monarch Technologies

Best Software Reseller: My Genie Systems & Services

Best Media Reseller: General Computers

The DQ Week-EMC Information Infrastructure Partner: Unique


Best Channel Partner

Maharashtra Upcountry

Gold: Super Computers

Silver: Navjeevan Computers


Gold: Business Algorithams

Silver: Real Computers

Aurangabad: Cyber Peripherals

Kolhapur: Aditya Peripherals

Nashik: San Infotech

The DQ Week-EMC Information Infrastructure Partner for Maharashtra

Veetrag Computers



Best Sub distributor: Care Office Equipment

Best System Integrators:

Sai Infosystems

Best Reseller: Silver line Infocom

Best Software Reseller:Technofirm Software

Best Media Reseller: Mehta Brothers

The DQ Week-EMC Information Infrastructure Partner: Silver Touch

Best Channel Partner

Gujarat Up Country: Media Infocom

Rajkot: Anil Infotech

Surat: Ria Computers

Vadodra: AB's Desh Infotech


Gold: Syscon

Silver: Sunny Enterprises