With the NSPCC being our chosen charity again this year, we have committed to support them through these testing times. Our three major fundraising events are getting closer and closer, and over the next few weeks we will be meeting the teams taking part in these events.
Following from the fantastic news in May that we had 32 Westcoast employees who had been nominated for an award at the CRN Women in Channel Awards, we're thrilled to say that some of these individuals have now been shortlisted.
Today we've welcomed a special guest, Alok Sharma, to our Theale office. Alok has been speaking to our Founder, Joe Hermani, and Managing Director, Alex Tatham, about the issues that matter most to us in our local area. Including supporting young people in education, helping businesses to succeed and, of course, tackling a climate crisis.
Last night saw the annual CRN Sales and Marketing awards, where Westcoast were nominated for three awards. We're pleased to announce that we won the Best Marketing Campaign for our Hybrid City campaign, and were highly commended in the 'Over and Above' category, where we celebrated the work of our outstanding warehouse teams that have worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic.
This week we have launched our very first work experience pilot programme, in collaboration with Thames Valley Berkshire, using Springpod, presenting three virtual modules which focus on Distribution & the IT industry, Problem Solving & Roles in Distribution and Commerciality in Distribution.
Targus’ Work Reimagined concept helps meet the changing needs of working people. From making remote working more ergonomic, to protecting the environment, Targus products can make a real difference.
Today the winners of the first-ever Stock in the Channel Disty Awards are announced, celebrating the suppliers that enable tens of thousands of resellers to do business through the largest stock & price search platform. Westcoast are delighted to have been awarded the prize for Best eCommerce Support.
Westcoast Bright Sparks Event 2021
Westcoast are committed to being a good corporate citizen and to that end are supporting the UN Global Goals. The initiatives and focus are led by Alex Tatham, Managing Director, and Andy Newberry, Operations Director, on behalf of a supportive Board of Directors. Westcoast are committed to adding net zero carbon to the carbon the company directly controls by 2035 as well as extoling best practice in the various aspects of the business.
We’re pleased to announce that Westcoast has been recognised as HPE’s United Kingdom & Ireland Distribution Partner of the Year for 2021.
The 2021 finalists for the CRN Tech Impact awards have now been revealed. These awards highlight, honour and celebrate vendors, distributors, IT resellers and MSPs leading the way when it comes to their own environmental and social impact. We're thrilled that Westcoast have been nominated in three categories.
This morning we received the news that Westcoast are the number 1 distributor in the UK, announced by CRN. We are delighted to be recognised against such huge global players and is a fantastic achievement for the whole Westcoast Ltd team.
The CRN Women in Channel 2021 nominations have been revealed! Congratulations to a number of Westcoast employees who have this year been nominated across the 6 categories.
We're thrilled to announce that we have been categorised as the fastest growing Top 10 IT Distributor in EMEA, by a recent report from Canalys. This is testament to the hard work and dedication of all of our staff, and a fantastic achievement through the most challenging of years.
Our latest webinar from the team in Ireland, HPE Greenlake - The Partner Opportunity highlights the opportunities and the value of Greenlake, in providing a platform to empower customers with choice and control, delivering operational and financial advantages to deliver high level digital transformation.
This year's charity and fundraising efforts are once again going to the NSPCC, to assist them in their fantastic efforts in keeping our young people safe. As we mentioned this time last year, the NSPCC were feeling the pressure last year, as they took an increased number of calls from young people who are struggling during the pandemic.
We’re pleased to announce that Westcoast is now providing HPE FlexOffers – a new systems enhancement that enables you to create flexible build-to-order (BTO) configurations and get the best pricing. We are one of the first distributors to offer this enhancement, which will provide our customers with a number of benefits. Find out more
Recently, our MD Alex Tatham spoke to the team at Channel Futures and Channel Partners, about his thoughts on Brexit's Impact on the IT Channel. Alex Tatham, managing director at distributor West Coast, thinks these issues are more material than whether Britain left the EU with or without a deal. Find out more.
Today we are celebrating International Women's Day at Westcoast, celebrating all the fantastic women in not only our workplace, but in our everyday lives. As well as offering our employees the chance to take part in Women's Health Webinar, we are thrilled to see that 'Women in Tech' is one of the missions of today
The eagle-eyed among you may have already noticed that we’ve recently added another name to our roster of trusted AV vendors: JPL, one of the largest channel suppliers of headsets and telecom equipment in the UK.