rhipe wins Zimbra’s Aggregator of the Year award – APxJ region FY2015
Tue 10 May 2016
rhipe is pleased to announce that its Thailand office has been awarded “APxJ Aggregator of the Year” from open source collaboration vendor, Zimbra. rhipe received the award at the Zimbra partner summit held in Bangkok last week.
On hand to accept the award were rhipe senior executives, Warren Nolan, Chief Commercial Officer, and Patara Yongvanich, Managing Director, SEA Sales. “I am very proud to accept this award on behalf of our Thailand office,” said Nolan. “It recognises the great work the team is doing on a daily basis to support both our partners and vendors. Since rhipe started working with Zimbra in 2014 we have found their product range of great value to our partners, and our engagement with Zimbra leadership has been extremely positive.”
Brent Rhymes, EVP of Synacor congratulated rhipe on their award and acknowledged the strong working relationship the two organisations have. “It is great to see rhipe being recognised for all their hard work in bringing the Zimbra product range to the partner community across APxJ. rhipe understands the benefits of the Zimbra platform for their partners and is helping us to drive rapid growth across the region.”
rhipe aggregates the Zimbra Business Service Provider (BSP) Program across 6 countries in the APxJ region and has seen significant growth since 2014, with 53% YoY growth in this last financial year.
Patara Yongvanich, who is based in Bangkok, said “We have seen great success from our existing partnership with Zimbra, and we are looking forward to continued growth in the APxJ region. In particular we are looking forward to the upcoming rhipe Cloud Channel Summit where we can showcase the open source collaboration solutions delivered by Zimbra to a broader audience.”
The rhipe Cloud summit SEA, focused on Technology Disruption and Innovation, kicks off this week in Thailand followed by Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia later this month. http://www.rhipe.com/rhipe-cloud-channel-summit-2016/
The 2016 Zimbra Partner Summit was held in Bangkok and attended by over 80 partners from North Asia and South East Asia Region. Delegates heard from Synacor and Zimbra executes and a number of industry experts. Himesh Bhise, Synacor’s CEO; Brent Rhymes, Synacor’s EVP; and Marcus Teo, RVP of Zimbra APxJ addressed the Zimbra channel partners at the event and highlighted Synacor’s commitment to invest in the APxJ market and the Zimbra Collaboration Server. Following the summit, Synacor and Zimbra hosted a Partner Appreciation Dinner, where the awards were presented to partners from the APxJ region in recognition of their respective contribution towards the growth of the Zimbra business.