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Here is the full range of 2021 categories for resellers, vendors, distributors and service provider. The final deadline for entrie has been extended to August 11th, 2021.

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UC Solution Category

BEST ENTERPRISE UC CUSTOMER SOLUTION

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UC Solution Category

BEST SME UC CUSTOMER SOLUTION

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Mobile/IOT Solution Category

BEST ENTERPRISE MOBILE/IOT CUSTOMER SOLUTION

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Mobile/IOT Solution Category

BEST SME MOBILE/IOT CUSTOMER SOLUTION

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Vertical Market Category

BEST ENTERPRISE VERTICAL MARKET CUSTOMER SOLUTION

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Vertical Market Category

BEST SME VERTICAL MARKET CUSTOMER SOLUTION

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Managed Services Category

BEST ENTERPRISE MANAGED SERVICE CUSTOMER SOLUTION

Managed Services Category

BEST SME MANAGED SERVICE CUSTOMER SOLUTION

Contact Centre Category

BEST ENTERPRISE CONTACT CENTRE CUSTOMER SOLUTION

Contact Centre Category

BEST SME CONTACT CENTRE CUSTOMER SOLUTION

Software Solution Category

BEST CALL MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

Software Solution Category

BEST BILLING SOLUTION

Distribution Category

BEST ICT DISTRIBUTOR (up to £10m)

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Distribution Category

BEST ICT DISTRIBUTOR (above £10m)

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UC & COLLABORATION CATEGORY

BEST UC END POINT OR DEVICE

UC & COLLABORATION CATEGORY

BEST UC HOSTED PLATFORM (UP TO £10m)

UC & COLLABORATION CATEGORY

BEST UC HOSTED PLATFORM (ABOVE £10m)

UC & COLLABORATION CATEGORY

BEST UC COLLABORATION PLATFORM

INTELLIGENT NETWORK & CONNECTIVITY CATEGORY

BEST NETWORK

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INTELLIGENT NETWORK & CONNECTIVITY CATEGORY

BEST ALTNET

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SERVICE PROVIDER CATEGORY

BEST WHOLESALE SERVICE PROVIDER (UP TO £10m) – Fixed/Mobile/Cloud

SERVICE PROVIDER CATEGORY

BEST WHOLESALE SERVICE PROVIDER (ABOVE 10m) – Fixed/Mobile/Cloud

TRANSFORMATION & GROWTH CATEGORY

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AWARD (SME RESELLER)

TRANSFORMATION & GROWTH CATEGORY

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AWARD (ENTERPRISE RESELLER)

CHANNEL SUPPORT CATEGORY

BEST CHANNEL SUPPORT SERVICE (maintenance, finance, marketing etc)

CHANNEL SUPPORT CATEGORY

BEST CHANNEL PORTAL

BUSINESS INNOVATION CATEGORY

BEST RESELLER INNOVATION AWARD

BUSINESS INNOVATION CATEGORY

BEST SUPPLIER INNOVATION AWARD

POSITIVE IMPACT CATEGORY

DIVERSITY AWARD

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POSITIVE IMPACT CATEGORY

SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

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SME RESELLER OF THE YEAR

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ENTERPRISE RESELLER OF THE YEAR

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COMMS NATIONAL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

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Best Enterprise UC Solution

This award is aimed at reseller businesses that have provided a compelling solution for end user customers in the UK private or public sector.

The award recognises reseller unified communications solutions that have increased customer productivity, improved efficiencies and reduced costs in enterprise private or public-sector organisations.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

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Best SME UC Solution

This award is aimed at reseller businesses that have provided a compelling solution for end user customers in the UK private or public sector.

The award recognises reseller unified solutions that have increased customer productivity, improved efficiencies and reduced costs in small to medium sized private or public-sector organisations.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

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Best Enterprise Mobile/IOT Solution

This award is aimed at reseller businesses that have provided a compelling solution for end user customers in the UK private or public sector.

The award recognises reseller mobile or IOT solutions that have increased customer productivity, improved efficiencies and reduced costs in enterprise sized private or public-sector organisations.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

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Best SME Mobile/IOT Solution

This award is aimed at reseller businesses that have provided a compelling solution for end user customers in the UK private or public sector.

The award recognises reseller mobile or IOT solutions that have increased customer productivity, improved efficiencies and reduced costs in small to medium sized private or public-sector organisations.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

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Best Enterprise Vertical Market Solution

This award is aimed at reseller businesses that have provided a compelling solution for end user customers in the UK private or public sector.

The award recognises reseller solutions in specific vertical markets (e.g. finance, health, retail, local government, sport and recreation etc.) that have increased customer productivity, improved efficiencies and reduced costs in enterprise sized private or public-sector organisations.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

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BEST SME VERTICAL MARKET SOLUTION

This award is aimed at reseller businesses that have provided a compelling solution for end user customers in the UK private or public sector.

The award recognises reseller solutions in specific vertical markets (e.g. finance, health, retail, local government, sport and recreation etc.) that have increased customer productivity, improved efficiencies and reduced costs in small to medium sized private or public-sector organisations.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

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BEST ENTERPRISE MANAGED SERVICE SOLUTION

This award is aimed at reseller/MSP businesses that have provided a compelling managed service solution for end user customers.

The award recognises complete end-to-end solutions provided under a subscription model that have increased customer productivity, improved efficiencies and reduced costs in enterprise private or public-sector organisations.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

BEST SME MANAGED SERVICE SOLUTION

This award is aimed at reseller/MSP businesses that have provided a compelling managed service solution for end user customers.

The award recognises complete end-to-end solutions provided under a subscription model that have increased customer productivity, improved efficiencies and reduced costs in SME organisations.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

BEST CONTACT CENTRE SOLUTION

This award is aimed at reseller businesses that have provided a compelling contact centre solution for end user customers in the UK private or public sector.

The award recognises reseller contact centre solutions that have increased customer productivity, improved efficiencies and reduced costs in enterprise private or public-sector organisations.

BEST SME CONTACT CENTRE SOLUTION

This award will go to the best software platform that has helped resellers bill and provision telecoms and data services effectively and efficiently and improve their customer management processes.

The award recognises reseller contact centre solutions that have increased customer productivity, improved efficiencies and reduced costs in SME private or public-sector organisations.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

BEST CALL MANAGEMENT APPLICATION

This award will go to the provider of the best call management system or solution that has helped resellers add value to customer communications or contact centre estates.

BEST BILLING SOLUTION

This award will go to the best software solution that has helped resellers bill and provision telecoms and data services effectively and efficiently and improve their customer management processes.

BEST ICT DISTRIBUTOR (UP TO £10m turnover)

This award will recognise distributors of communications hardware and/or software with a turnover up to £10m. These companies will have demonstrated excellence in helping value added resellers grow their businesses through a range of quality logistical and support services.

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BEST ICT DISTRIBUTOR (above £10m turnover)

This award will recognise distributors of communications hardware and/or software with a turnover above £10m. These companies will have demonstrated excellence in helping value added resellers grow their businesses through a range of quality logistical and support services.

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Best End Point or Device

This award will go to the best fixed or wireless end-point telephone, headset or device that provides channel customers with more effective and efficient Unified Communications across the ICT spectrum.

BEST UC HOSTED TELEPHONY PLATFORM (Up to £10m turnover)

This award will go to the best provider (up to £10m t/o) of UC hosted telephony, UC cloud telephony or UCaaS platforms sold into business customers via channel comms providers.

BEST UC HOSTED TELEPHONY PLATFORM (Above £10m turnover)

This award will go to the best provider (above £10m t/o) of UC hosted telephony, UC cloud telephony or UCaaS platforms sold into business customers via channel comms providers.

BEST UC & COLLABORATION PLATFORM

This award will go to the supplier of the best UC & C platform, marketed through channel partners, that unifies multiple communications methods (e.g., phone calls, video conferencing, instant messaging, email, SMS, fax etc.) for business customers.

BEST NETWORK AWARD

This award will recognise carriers and network operators that have helped resellers grow their businesses via the provision of reliable and resilient network solutions including ISDN, SIP, ADSL, Ethernet, Fibre, Wi-Fi, SoGEA, 4G and 5G.

BEST ALTNET AWARD

This award will recognise alternative network operators that are competing with BT and Virgin Media to provide full fibre to regions across the UK in partnership with resellers.

BEST WHOLESALE SERVICE PROVIDER (UP TO £10M TURNOVER)

This award will acknowledge mid-sized network service providers, aggregators and ISPs that have most effectively helped resellers deliver network solutions to channel customers.

BEST WHOLESALE SERVICE PROVIDER (ABOVE £10M TURNOVER)

This award will acknowledge large network service providers, aggregators and ISPs that have most effectively helped resellers deliver network solutions to channel customers.

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AWARD (SME RESELLER)

This award is aimed at SME reseller businesses that have transformed their organisations into a cloud services business, MSP, network provider, or ‘as-a-service’ operation, to meet the changing needs of customers in line with the owners/directors’ specific strategy and vision.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AWARD (ENTERPRISE RESELLER)

This award is aimed at Enterprise reseller businesses that have transformed their organisations into a cloud services business, MSP, network provider, or ‘as-a-service’ operation, to meet the changing needs of customers in line with the owners/directors’ specific strategy and vision.

The Comms National Awards classifies a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) as an organisation with 5 to 250 employees. Anything above that number of employees is classified as an enterprise.

BEST CHANNEL SUPPORT SERVICE

The Channel Support Service award will be won by a vendor, carrier, distributor or service provider which has best demonstrated high commitment to improving support and service to channel partners via a combination of high-end touchpoints, training, portals, marketing campaigns etc.

BEST CHANNEL PORTAL

This award will go to the best portal that has enabled channel companies to order, manage and process goods or services more efficiently, providing maximum control, increased visibility and reduced overheads.

BEST RESELLER INNOVATION AWARD

This award will go to the reseller business i.e. VAR, telecoms reseller, converged reseller, dealer or MSP) which has introduced a new, innovative solution or product that has been successfully sold to end user customers.

BEST SUPPLIER INNOVATION AWARD

This award will go to the supplier business i.e. vendor, carrier, service provider or distributor which has introduced a new, innovative solution or product that has helped resellers increase the value of their sales to end user customers.

DIVERSITY AWARD

This award will go to the ICT industry business i.e. vendor, carrier, solutions provider, distributor, VAR, telecoms reseller, converged reseller, dealer or MSP which has embraced diversity in a highly positive manner and has enabled people to develop their careers regardless of their gender, race or religion.

SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

This award will go to the ICT industry business i.e., vendor, carrier, solutions provider, distributor, VAR, telecoms reseller, converged reseller, dealer or MSP, which has developed more valuable use of natural resources and greatly reduced the environmental impact of its products or activities.