Zones wins prestigious Supplier of the Year award from National Minority Supplier Development Council

Honored for outstanding performance as a Minority Business Enterprise

NMSDC-2015-award_UpdatedRecently, Zones was honored by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) as Class IV Supplier of the Year. The award was presented to Zones during the 2015 NMSDC Conference in San Diego.

Zones received this award for business acumen, outstanding performance and commitment to minority business development, as well as excellence in community service as a minority business enterprise (MBE). In August, Zones was named 2015 Regional Supplier of the Year by the NMSDC, which drove the company’s eligibility for the national award.

“This award recognizes Zones’ accomplishments as a business. Zones delivers exceptional service to its many customers, is a dedicated participant in community service in and around the Seattle community, and has a demonstrated commitment to minority business development,” said NMSDC President Joset Wright-Lacy. “NMSDC is proud of Zones’ contribution to the NMSDC network.” Continue reading

Zones honored as a winner of Microsoft’s Excellence in Operations Award

We are proud to share the news that Zones won the Excellence in Operations Award for delivering market-leading operational excellence supporting Microsoft technology over the past year.

This marks the ninth time that Zones has been recognized for excellence in operations by Microsoft, and the second award given to Zones by Microsoft in 2015.

“Zones and Microsoft have worked together successfully in key segments around strategic initiatives, including software, hardware and cloud solutions,” said Todd Leeson, vice president of Partner and Product Marketing, Software, at Zones. “Winning the Microsoft Excellence in Operations Award for the ninth time emphasizes our commitment to the Microsoft platform and demonstrates our ability to deliver positive business outcomes for our customers.”

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Zones recognized as a technology innovator within Cisco’s global partner community

Cisco Summit AwardLast week, members of Zones’ executive staff were in Montreal, attending Cisco’s biggest and highest-profile partner event of the year, the 2015 Cisco Partner Summit.

And it was quite a week for Zones!

Zones was recognized with two prestigious Partner of the Year awards, highlighting our accomplishments in the Internet of Things (IoT) space:

Partner of the Year, Solution Innovation
This coveted award came to Zones, in part, for posting year-over-year growth that exceeded 300 percent in the Internet of Things (IoT) market.

Partner of the Year, U.S. National Solution Excellence
Zones earned this U.S.-based award also through our successful delivery of unique and industry-leading IoT implementations. Continue reading

Exelon honors Zones as its Financial Discipline and Savings Partner

Matt Camden

Recently, Exelon Corporation presented Zones with the energy company’s Financial Discipline and Savings Partner award, during its annual supplier conference in Chicago.

Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon is one the nation’s leading energy providers, with approximately $24.9 billion in annual revenues.

National account executive Matt Camden, who leads the Exelon account, accepted the award with Executive Vice President, Enterprise Sales Tom Ducatelli. The award recognized Zones for delivering market-leading quantifiable cost savings, successful negotiation best practices with OEMs, and implementation of new cost-saving processes in addition to near flawless levels of execution in our sales and support services.

The award reflects the effort of people across all divisions of the company who make it possible for customers like Exelon to view us not simply as a supplier, but as a true partner.

Congratulations to Matt and the entire Exelon team at Zones for their excellent service and support of the Exelon business!