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Azzurri has been recognised for a series of awards over the past few years, find out why


Azzurri received the prestigious ‘Managed Services Provider of the Year’ at the CRN Channel Awards 2013, recognising our exceptional achievements for our customers over the past year. This latest award continues our winning streak of major industry awards in 2013, including a trio at the Comms National Awards, the Techworld awards, Ovum’s BYOX award and awards from Computer Weekly and HR Distinction.

Winner: Networking Project of the Year, Techworld Awards 2013

Why did we win? The Networking Project of the Year Award recognises IT teams that solve the critical issue of businesses becoming more mobile and needing remote access to sensitive corporate information, through using hardware solutions and network management tools. Azzurri won the award for its unified communications project for waste management company Biffa. Azzurri implemented a multi stranded communications strategy which incorporated Biffa’s WAN, enterprise mobility, contact centre, ICT and support services, to be delivered over three years.

Winner: Managed Services Provider of the Year, CRN Awards 2013

Why did we win? The award recognises the company’s exceptional achievements for its customers in the managed services industry over the past year, in particular for its ground-breaking unified communications project for the waste management company Biffa, where Azzurri will deliver savings of £2 million over three years (a 30% reduction in spend). In addition to the cost savings, the Azzurri solution is considered to be one of the most complex unified communications implementations carried out in 2013, as it covers 6,500 employees across 200 locations, including many in remote portacabins and landfill sites, plus 4,500 employees working, not at desks, but in bin lorries.

Azzurri shines at the Comms National Awards 2013

What did we win? Azzurri Communications has been handed a trio of awards at the annual Comms National Awards 2013 hosted by Comms Dealer magazine. Azzurri won:

Azzurri’s BYOD deployment for UCLH wins Ovum’s BYOX World Forum award

Why did we win? Azzurri Communications’ enterprise mobility implementation for UCLH has won global industry analyst firm Ovum’s award for BYOD excellence in the Public Sector. Ovum's “BYOX Strategy” awards, held in June 2013, assessed entrants on how well they met the specific challenges and requirements of their organisation in relation to BYOD against a number of criteria, including Employee Satisfaction and Engagement, Data Security, Technical Support, Reimbursement and TCO.

UCLH’s BYOD deployment, aided by consultancy and support services from Azzurri, is now a blueprint for all NHS hospitals looking to improve patient care quickly with minimal investment.

Winner: Supplier of the Year, Computer Weekly European User Awards for Networking 2013

Why did we win? According to the judges, Azzurri demonstrated a breadth and depth of supplier offerings that delivered solutions explaining the benefits achieved, from migrating inefficient legacy networking to newer IP technologies. In addition it showed how the company engages with its customers to provide networking solutions focused on business demands.

Winner: Best Change Management Program, HR Distinction Awards 2013

Why did we win? The award recognised the HR team who has played a pivotal role in managing and implementing organisational transformation. The category was judged on merit in the planning, execution and performance results from large scale change programmes. Azzurri held off strong competition from the Olympic Delivery Authority, News International and HM Revenue and Customs to win this award.

2012 awards

Highly Commended: Public Sector Excellence Award - Comms National Awards 2012

Winner: Best Marketing Campaign/Best Social Media Campaign - Comms Dealer Sales Awards 2012

2011 awards

Winner: Enterprise Hosted Solution of the Year - Comms National Awards 2011

Medallist: Public Sector IT Project of the Year - BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards 2011

Winner: Best Managed Service - European IT Excellence Awards 2011

The Sunday Times Top Track 250 2011

2010 awards

Winner: Channel Company of the Year 2010 - Comms National Awards 2010

Winner: Enterprise Unified Communications Solution of the Year - Comms National Awards 2010

Global Business Excellence Awards 2010

Highly Commended: B2B Service Desk of the Year - Contact Centre Association Awards 2010