MillenniumIT wins Regional Award for Partner Excellence

Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 2011: Millennium Information Technologies Pvt Ltd (MillenniumIT), a premier technology solutions provider and member of the London Stock Exchange Group, announced that it had been awarded the coveted Best Partner of the Year 2010 in the SAARC region by Check Point Software Technologies India at an awards ceremony held recently. Check Point Software Technologies, a worldwide leader in securing the internet, provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership.

At the Check Point Indian subcontinent Partner Sales Kick Off 2011 held in Goa, India, attended by over 150 partners from across the region, MillenniumIT was presented with Check Point’s Best Partner for 2010 for the SAARC region based on their superior technical skills and commercial success.

Rahal Jayawardena, Head of Information Security at MillenniumIT said:
‘We are very pleased to receive the prestigious Best Partner of the Year award for the SAARC region from Check Point. This award is an acknowledgement of our technical excellence and reaffirms the trust placed in us by our customers to design and implement advanced security solutions. This year we aim to reach another important milestone with Check Point by completing the integration of their entire solution stack, including CheckPoint’s high-end solutions targeted at Managed Service Providers, a rare achievement for any systems integrator in Asia.

Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, Regional Director – India & SAARC at Check Point Software Technologies said, “MillenniumIT definitely deserves this award. They are constantly growing, evolving, both in consulting and delivering solutions around our various technologies. MillenniumIT played an essential role in Check Point's success in Sri Lankan market in past 8 years. Check Point Partner Awards was instituted to recognize and honour our partners.  We are committed in providing development opportunities in the industry for our partners and are keen in providing them constant support and training. MillenniumIT is one of our dedicated partners and we are confident of even better accomplishments together in future."

Rahal Jayawardena (3rd from left), Head of Information Security, MillenniumIT accepting the award from Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, Regional Director – India & SAARC at Check Point Software Technologies (1st from left). Also in the picture are Mario Gooneratne (2nd from left), Business Development Manager - Enterprise Security, MillenniumIT and Demith Samaraweera, Technical Head - Security Solutions, MillenniumIT.