Symantec Corporation announced the recipients of its 2010 Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) Partner Awards at the inaugural Symantec Partner Engage 2010 Conference in Sanya, China. Wipro received the Symantec APJ Partner Innovation Award and Jainam Technologies was declared the APJ Security Partner of the Year.

Jainam Technologies was recognized for achieving a high number of Symantec security accreditations and displaying a consistent performance across the complete security portfolio. Wipro received the award for successfully demonstrating the value proposition of the company’s storage portfolio to enterprises across large and mid-market segments.

The Symantec Partner Awards recognize channel partners that have demonstrated innovative delivery of services and solutions to customers during the past year and acknowledge their dedication and commitment to selling the company’s security, availability and systems management solutions. The award winners are selected on criteria such as overall performance in revenue, deal registration, technical and marketing investments, customer service excellence and certification.

"We are focused on helping our partners in India to maximize their sales opportunities and accelerate their profitability. Both, Wipro and Jainam have displayed commitment towards meeting customer needs by becoming their trusted advisors. We hope that this recognition continues to nurture excellence. They have performed consistently during tough economic conditions, by adding value to the customers," said Vineet Sood, head channels and alliances for India, Symantec .

"As an end-to-end IT service provider, we aim to provide customers with the highest level of service, delivery and expertise across technologies and platforms. This recognition by Symantec acknowledges our efforts as experts in their solutions and services. We look forward to our association growing stronger in the years to come," said Vice President, Infrastructure Technology Solutions, Wipro Infotech, Vikas Srivastava.

"Symantec is a global leader in security solutions and to receive a regional recognition in this domain is a matter of honor for the Jainam team. We value their investment in training and tools for the channel and look forward to continued mutual success through this year," said Mehul Doshi, chief consultant and CEO, Jainam Technologies.