APC by Schneider Electric revealed the winners of its annual partner awards at its channel conference on Wednesday night in Sydney.
The distributor of the year was Dicker Data, while Bob Nash from Sydney's Pacific Datacom was awarded the distributor champion of the year.
Data#3 was awarded the elite partner of the year. Data #3 was named as a CRN MVP in both 2015 and 2016, in honour of its range of gold-level vendor partnerships. DESA Australia was named APC's premier partner.
Brendan Dunne, from Sydney power products provider Powerfirm, was the partner champion of the year. Powerfirm placed number 7 in 2013 CRN Fast50, registering 99.80 percent revenue growth that year.
The Brisbane-headquarted computer store chain Umart Online was awarded select partner of the year.
APC awards partners who demonstrated growth in customer base or revenue, and showed capacity to leverage the company's UPS, racks and server solutions.