MBA IT Awarded Sophos New UK Partner of the Year at 2016 EMEA Partner Conference

Posted on Jul 12, 2016


MBA IT has won the award for New Sophos Partner of the Year for the UK at the 2016 EMEA Sophos Discover Partner Conference in Cannes, France.

The conference, held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrés de Cannes 19-20 April, is designed to celebrate the successes of Sophos partners throughout EMEA and to help them to take advantage of the latest business opportunities within the fast-moving IT security marketplace.

MBA IT won their award for their outstanding performance in the past year and their commitment and dedication to selling Sophos.

Jonathan Bartholomew Channel Director at Sophos, said, “I am delighted MBA IT has won the award for New Sophos Partner of the Year UK. MBA have been a pro-active partner with Sophos since June 2015 and have chosen Sophos to be their ‘go to’ security vendor. They see Sophos as the key vendor to support their business goals including increased recurring revenue and support with their managed service customers. They have had a fantastic year, it’s very well deserved and I’m confident that FY17 will be even more successful.”



Guy Brandon, CEO at MBA commented: “We’re really pleased to have been recognised with this award. The team at Sophos have been great to engage with over the past few years, understanding our business and our customers. Sophos’ modular approach to security and their awareness of the constantly evolving threat landscape supports our strategy to help our customers ensure a secure, cloud-ready infrastructure. We’re big fans of Sophos and so are our customers”


The EMEA conference in Cannes is the first of Sophos’ three annual partner conferences this year. It saw Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman and the executive leadership team deliver keynote sessions on Sophos strategy, its partner commitments and the broader future of the IT security industry, in front of over 700 people attending the Sophos sales and partner event. Partners also attended a packed agenda of breakout sessions delivered by key business, product, technical and sales experts.