Winners galore at The DQ Week awards

DQW Bureau
New Update


Channel partners and industry leaders from all over North India gathered at

Hotel Inter-Continental Eros in Nehru Place to witness the 11th Annual The DQ

Week awards on July 6. The 400 strong crowd took part in the felicitation of the

people who have made an indelible impression on the IT channel community of the

region last year.

Sify was the title sponsor for the awards, while D-Link and DigiLink, K7

Computing, Supertron Electronics and Delta were the associate sponsors. Also

associated with the awards were Sybase as the Business Intelligence Partner,

Royal Challenge as the Beverage Partner and EMC as the Information

Infrastructure Award Partner.

The awards night was supported by twin channel partner associations of Delhi,



The DQ Week-CMDA Upcoming Entrepreneur of the

Year award was given to Sumangalam International

The DQ Week-PCAIT Ashish

Aggarwal Memorial Trophy award was given to Arrow Technologies

In his opening speech, Ibrahim Ahmad, Group Editor, The DQ Week thanked the

channel community for their attendance. He spoke about the positive aspects of

the national budget, which was announced on July 6.

The evening kicked off with a visual presentation by Sify. Anil Pant,

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

invited on stage one of its prominent partners to tell the gathering about the

benefits of doing business with Sify.


On a personal note, Rajan Arora of Megahertz Infotech informed the audience

that since he had partnered with Sify, because of their offerings he was now

able to add an additional revenue of

Rs 40-50 lakh per month.

Presentations were made by various distinguished members of the IT community.

The evening also saw some special awards being given away in conjunction with

channel associations.

The DQ Week-CMDA Upcoming Entrepreneur of the year award was bagged by Sudhir

Midha of Sumangalam International. Puneet Singhal, President, CMDA gave away the


The most touching moment of the ceremony was when PCAIT awarded the annual

The DQ Week-PCAIT Ashish Aggarwal Memorial Trophy. In a speech delivered

straight from the heart, Saket Kapur, General Secretary, PCAIT recalled Ashish

with fondness.