Mobility Trends 2014: Action S.A. awarded third Distributor of Year title
The 2014 Mobility Trends awards were presented to the companies which stand out from the competition thanks to their best new technology services and products at the recent prestigious gala. The awardees included ACTION S.A., which received the title of the Distributor of the Year the third time already. The company was also rewarded with the Golden Bell statuette in recognition of the successful expansion of its distribution network, the quality of customer relationships and the support it provides to manufacturers.
On behalf of the company the prize was accepted by Mr Sławomir Harazin, its vice president.
"ACTION's third Golden Bell in a row is yet another proof that the direction in which the company is developing is indeed the correct one and that the industry is perceiving our efforts in very favourably. The awarding committee appreciated the fact that in spite of being a market player with a well-established position, we do not stop in our efforts. We keep expanding the ranges of products we offer and are eager to enter completely new market areas. We are always on the quest for new products, both the niche ones and those that have all it takes to become best-sellers. It is our job to support our customers, resellers and manufacturers in reaching the right sales channels and best products successfully. We also need to keep an eye on global trends and keep adapting our company to them" said Sławomir Harazin, Vice President of ACTION S.A.
The award winners in each category are designated by a committee of IT journalists of the "Mobility" and the "Mobile Reseller".
This year's gala was hosted by Katarzyna Glinka and Maciej Dowbor. The organisers invite some 500 guests from new technology industries, including device manufacturers and operators, resellers, business people and politicians.
The Mobility Trends Gala is organised by MIT MEDIA Group, the publisher of the "Mobility", the leading mobile technology magazine, and of the "Mobile Reseller" bimonthly. The "Golden Bell" statuettes have been awarded for 5 years to commemorate Alexander Graham Bell, the Scottish inventor of the telephone and several dozen of other telecommunications inventions. The prize is awarded to the best ICT products and services and to the key individuals of the communications and new technologies industry.
ACTION S.A. ranked among world's top 10 importers and exporters by European Business Awards (EBA)
As part of the first stage of the EBA competition in September last year ACTION was selected as the best Polish enterprise in the Import/Export category. At the next stage, as the representative of Poland, the company competed with businesses from other countries and successfully ranked within the global top ten.
This year's European Business Awards was entered by 24,000 companies from 33 European countries. The second stage of the competition was an international one and it was open to all the corporate participants who managed to submit their video presentation showing their road to success. At the beginning of 2015 the group of finalists was revealed, shortlisted to the world's best contestants.
The results were announced and the awards presented on 26 February. The prestigious title in the Import/Export category placed ACTION among the leading European businesses and the European Business Award confirmed the company has a strong position not only in Poland but worldwide as well.
Experts recommend Actina router
The recent issue of Poland's largest gaming magazine features a test report on the Actina Cerberus P 6806 router. The magazine's lab confirmed the high performance of that model, as declared by the manufacturer. Paired with attractive pricing, the connectivity product is an interesting option for the gamer.
In its latest issue (6/2015), CD-Action editors present an account of their tests of the Actina P 6806 router, which they gave an extremely favourable rating of 8+ and highlighted it as their pick. The testers pointed to a number of Actina P 6806 features: its superb wireless connectivity, detailed setup, USB port and the affordable price.
"It is a clear proof that combining the strengths of the two brands, Actina and Pentagram, resulted in a range of strong products that can meet the needs even of the most demanding buyers. The editors' recommendation proves we have taken the right path with those products, and it gives us a lot of satisfaction to be the supplier of such a robust and yet so reasonably priced device" commented Product Manager Bartłomiej Stępień of ACTION S.A.
An interesting feature of Actina routers is that they actively monitor the status of the connection and adapt energy consumption to the power demand. The routers are manufactured using environmentally-friendly components. The packaging is recyclable and the device's components are made of recycled raw materials.
Recommended retail price: 199 Polish zloty
The product comes with a 2-year warranty.
ACTION is Central and Eastern Europe’s Distributor of Year 2015
ACTION S.A., which is ACTION Europe's parent company, took part in DISTREE EMEA in Monaco this year and won the EMEA CHANNEL ACADEMY 2015 Award in the “Central and Eastern Europe Distributor Of The Year” category.
ACTION S.A., one of the largest Polish distributors of IT products and the parent company of the ACTION Capital Group, to which ACTION Europe also belongs, has been recognised by all hardware manufacturers and software vendors as the best one in its industry, both in terms of its sales performance, distribution channels and logistics.
"We feel privileged to have been ranked so high. Our company does its best to be a step ahead of its competitors by investing in its growth in Poland and internationally. The fact that we received the award from our business partners makes it twice as valuable to us, as it is a clear proof of their satisfaction, an acknowledgement of the quality of our services and an affirmation of our strong position on the market of the Central and Eastern Europe," says Sławomir Harazin, Vice President of ACTION S.A.
The award gala was held on 26 February 2015. DISTREE EMEA is the industry’s key meet-up that gathers the professionals who shape the dominant trends of the IT world. The CEE Distributor Of The Year Awards belong to the most renowned proofs of industry recognition in the region. Their winners, selected by voting by the manufacturers of the leading consumer electronics brands, are the top performers and the key achievers that influence the condition of the entire IT segment.
Another Golden IT Ace goes to ACTION S.A.
ACTION S.A. was presented its second Golden Ace of IT award (Polish: Złoty As IT) in the Best Distributor category. The award is a proof of recognition for the overall achievements of the ACTION Capital Group on the Polish market and its successful expansion abroad.
The Reseller News magazine awards the title to the companies which perform best on the demanding and ever-changing market. ACTION S.A. is this year's winner of the competition's "Distributor" category, which the company's second such award in a row. The entire ACTION Capital group was recognised for selling thousands of its ACTINA servers to CERN, its ActiveJet brand's market success, retaining its first rank among the Polish manufacturers in terms of server sales, successful entry to the German market and its efforts to aid the development of the Group's reseller channel partners, which have been taking the form of expert support and guidance on the new areas of growth.
"We have been rewarded for our overall activity, which gives us the certainty the strategy we have chosen to follow works at its best. We have the special capability to adapt ourselves to the needs of the market and find new market gaps successfully, which all our partners benefit from. I am delighted to see ACTION's efforts aimed at dealer channel growth have been appreciated, as it is a key component of our corporate strategy. We provide an extensive range of educational and marketing support services to our partners to help them transform their business model from that of a reseller to a modern integrator. We show them how they can earn money on the services they can generate using the latest B2B technologies we provide them with," commented Mr Sławomir Harazin, Vice President of ACTION S.A.
The competition's organisers presented the award to ACTION S.A. CEO, Mr Piotr Bieliński.
The award gala took place on 12 June 2014 at the Warsaw Medical Society Building. The winners were elected based on an online poll held by the Reseller on its website.