San Jose, Calif., January 27, 2020 – Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAVI) (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced that Butler Technologies was awarded the Velocity Partner Program Pinnacle Award for 2019. The VIAVI Velocity Pinnacle Award recognizes the highest performing channel partners as measured by their recent financial performance.
Butler Technologies played a pivotal role in securing strategic deals for VIAVI Solutions last year. These projects included supplying fiber test and monitoring solutions into the hyperscale data center market, and supporting one of the largest wholesale telecoms networks in Ireland with the VIAVI NITRO Fusion solution.
“We congratulate our Pinnacle Award recipient Butler Technologies for outstanding achievements in 2019. Throughout our long partnership, Butler has consistently delivered on their targets and commitments, while advancing adoption of our portfolio by the key service providers and ecosystem partners in their region,” said Barry Johnson, Vice President of Global Channels, VIAVI. “After years of hard work and persistence working with Butler in the hyperscale data center market, we have seen dramatic results that could not have occurred without this partnership. We anticipate many more years of future success together.”
“Butler Technologies are honored to receive the Pinnacle award from our valued partner VIAVI Solutions. This award is welcome recognition of the hard work and dedication of the Butler team,” said Eddie Butler, Managing Director of Butler Technologies. “For more than 20 years, our companies have worked as true partners, providing world-class support to our customers to help them deliver, maintain and optimize their networks and the services delivered over that infrastructure.”
>Butler Technologies received the Velocity Pinnacle Award during the VIAVI EMEA Regional Sales Conference gala on November 6, 2019
Reaching the Pinnacle
Butler Technologies, a Velocity Elite Partner, is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Butler provides world-class sales and support service to their customers by supplying critical solutions driven by their customers’ needs in data centers, enterprise, cloud, utilities, telecommunications, manufacturing and R&D, and life sciences markets.
Selling and supporting VIAVI Test & Measurement solutions in Ireland for more than 20 years, Butler’s business ethos of working in a collaborative partnership with its customers has delivered many successful results for its customers’ business. One such example of innovative solutions delivering real business benefit includes a fiber monitoring system to monitor, protect and respond faster to incidents on fiber connections. This fits perfectly with Butler Technologies’ mission to help customers “Connect, Inform and Protect”.
VIAVI works with a global network of channel partners, resellers and distributors through the Velocity Partner Program. Built on a strong technology foundation and backed by a commitment to a best-in-class partner model, this value-based program empowers VIAVI partners with incentives, promotions and tools to grow their business and offer the best possible service.
VIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) is a global provider of network test, monitoring and assurance solutions to communications service providers, enterprises, network equipment manufacturers, civil, government, military and avionics customers, supported by a worldwide channel community including VIAVI Velocity Partners. We deliver end-to-end visibility across physical, virtual and hybrid networks, enabling customers to optimize connectivity, quality of experience and profitability. VIAVI is also a leader in high performance thin film optical coatings, providing light management solutions to anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, automotive, defense and instrumentation markets. Learn more about VIAVI at www.viavisolutions.com. Follow us on VIAVI Perspectives, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.