Avalara announced its Partner of the Year award winners, bestowed to the cloud-based tax compliance solutions provider’s top-performing partners.
The awards recognize development and solution partners (independent software vendors), marketing and sales partners (value-added resellers) and accounting and consulting partners for using cloud compliance solutions, helping their customers adopt them, and marketing Avalara’s compliance solutions to their clients and customers.
“These awards demonstrate the continued growth and vibrancy of our partner ecosystem, and the value our partners place on their relationship with Avalara,” stated Pascal Van Dooren, chief revenue officer and global channel chief at Avalara.
The Partner of the Year awards were given in the following categories:
Top Development and Solution Partner for ERP: NetSuite, awarded for efforts in introducing new ERP customers to the AvaTax for NetSuite platform.
Top Development and Solution Partner for eCommerce: eCommerce platform Magento for partnering with Avalara to provide automatic sales tax solutions within customers’ shopping carts and introducing AvaTax for Magento to more customers year-over-year.
Top Marketing and Sales Partner: Tribridge, for the technology service firm’s performance in referring new customers to the Avalara cloud compliance platform.
Top Accounting and Consulting Partner: McGladrey, for the firm’s work in assisting clients with sales tax automation and using AvaTax with a variety of ERP, eCommerce and point of sale integrations.
“2014 was a standout year for our business partners across categories, as they continued to realize the benefits of partnering with Avalara,” stated Patrick Falle, North American channel chief at Avalara. “These top partners demonstrated an exceptional ability to attract new clients and customers, and build customer loyalty while continuing to develop their practice through offering a full range of cloud-based compliance solutions in partnership with Avalara.”