PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — �Today, AEC Group announced that they have been named Citrix (NASDAQ: CTXS) U.S. Partner of the Year for 2011. The award was presented in San Francisco on May 7th, at Citrix Synergy 2012, the premier event on cloud computing, virtualization and networking. This prestigious award is given to the Citrix Americas Solution Advisor with exceptional performance in sales growth, technical expertise and certification, and the range of solutions provided.
Specific factors that were considered for this award included double digit year over year growth, along with significant leverage of the Citrix solution sales model. AEC demonstrated a dedicated and focused sales and service delivery strategy for their existing customer base and new prospective targets.
"AEC Group is honored to be recognized as the U.S. Citrix Partner of the Year", stated Kennith Rindt, Senior Vice President of Sales and Strategic Alliances at AEC Group. "We have always been dedicated to the Citrix Channel and the relationship we have built over the years. To win this award in our market size is a true testament to our team's abilities and their hard work. This award exemplifies our commitment to the relationship with Citrix and the quality of service we can jointly deliver to our customers."
"We are pleased to recognize AEC Group as the 2011 U.S. Partner of the Year," stated Fernando J. Campo, Vice President, Americas for Citrix. "Their exceptional ability to drive new account opportunities as well as significantly increasing their year over year sales has made AEC an integral part of our team. Their proven track record, their dedication to maintaining a high level of technical expertise and certifications, and the range of Citrix solutions they provide certainly influenced our decision to award them with the U.S. Partner of the Year."
AEC Group has worked with Citrix for over twelve years, and has sustained Platinum Partner status since 2006. With highly-trained certified engineers and sales personnel, AEC has successfully integrated the Citrix solution set into their product offerings which are based around infrastructure, virtualization, and communications. With Citrix remaining the market leader in cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, AEC will continue to focus on providing their clients with solutions that fit their technology needs now and in the future.
About AEC Group
Founded in 1992, AEC Group is a Pittsburgh based End-to-End Technology Solutions Provider that focuses on delivering infrastructure, virtualization and communication solutions. AEC helps organizations ranging in size from the SMB market to the Fortune 100 leverage best-of-breed technologies to address business challenges. AEC is a founding member of M7 Global Partners, a national network of the country's leading IT consultants dedicated to delivering datacenter and desktop solutions with an emphasis on virtual desktop solutions . A certified WBE (Woman Business Enterprise) AEC serves the Greater Pittsburgh Region's businesses with solutions based on Citrix (Platinum Partners), EMC (Velocity ASN Partner), Microsoft (Gold Partners), Cisco, VMware and Avaya. AEC Group is located at 400 Bursca Drive, Bridgeville, PA 15017 and on the web at www.aecgroup.com.
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