First Technology Group named Africa’s Best Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Reseller Partner of 2019


Johannesburg, 25 Aug 2020
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First Technology Group, comprising a group of companies that provide products and value-added services all related to IT environments and business processes, proudly announces it has been selected as the 2019 Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Reseller Partner in Africa by Veeam Software, the leader in backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management.

These annual awards recognise Veeam Value-Added Resellers (VVARs) and Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partners in Africa who have not only demonstrated success in providing Veeam availability solutions to their customers, but who have also provided first-class support, expert knowledge, continued product education and accelerated Veeam’s Act II, the evolution into the hybrid cloud.

First Technology Group was recognised as the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Reseller Partner of the Year in Africa in recognition of closing the most successful Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 deals.

“We are excited to recognise and honour First Technology Group as the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Reseller Partner of the Year,” said Lisa Strydom, Africa Channel Manager at Veeam. “Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 is our fastest growing product to date worldwide, and this partner has taken advantage of this global trend early on by positioning this offering to our local market. This award is testament to their efforts and success in this area.”

“Thank you to Veeam for the recognition. It is an honour and a privilege to accept this award on behalf of First Technology,” said Gerhard Olivier, Manager: Solution Consulting at First Technology. “I am very proud of the team for all their hard work and dedication, and I thank Veeam for their support in this partnership.”

First Technology

The First Technology Group, founded nearly 35 years ago, has since grown representation in each major region of South Africa. We are composed of a group of companies that provide products and value-added services, all related to Information Technology environments and business processes. Throughout the years we have built a robust and broad-reaching engagement model, from Small to Medium Businesses through to Enterprise companies. We are accomplished across multiple market verticals and have become one of the largest IT Integration groups in South Africa.

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