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2016

17 November - Kiandra ranked 16th “Coolest Tech Company”

Kiandra is incredibly proud to have placed 16th in JobAdvisor’s 2016 Coolest Tech Companies list, the third year running Kiandra has featured on the list.

To be named a “Coolest Tech Company” the winners had to be dominating their market, have an awesome product, offer a game-changing service, have a unique culture, provide great benefits and/or have an awesome office.

According to JobAdvisor there were a record number of entrants this year. Kiandra congratulates all companies that made the list.

2015

27 March - Kiandra IT Ranked 22 on MSPmentor Top 25

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was recognised as one of the world’s top Managed Services companies, coming in at 22 on Penton Technology’s MSPmentor Asia, Australia and New Zealand list and 320 on the MSPmentor 501 global list.

This is the fourth year running that Kiandra has featured on the international list.

This year the top MSPmentor 501 companies recorded higher recurring revenues than ever before. Combined, the total annual recurring revenues for all of MSPmentor 501 2015 companies reached a record high of $3.95 billion in 2014, up 26.5% year over year.

“We are incredibly proud to feature on this list for the fourth year running, particularly in such a competitive market,” said Chris Munro, Director – Technology Infrastructure.

“We congratulate everyone that made the list, and thank our clients for their continued support and our staff for all their hard work. We look forward to continuing to improve our customers’ business results through technology,” he said.

Now in its eighth year the MSPmentor ranks companies on a range of metrics, including annual recurring revenue (ARR), total devices managed, revenue per employee and growth rates (percentage and dollar figures). The MSPmentor ranks the top managed services companies globally as well as regionally.

10 February - Kiandra ranked 12 on the Asia Best Places to Work List

Kiandra is incredibly proud to be ranked number 12 on the Great Place to Work‘s inaugural Best Workplaces in Asia list.

60 companies made the list under three separate categories:

  • Best Multinational Companies in Asia – List of 10
  • Best Workplaces with 500+ employees – List of 25
  • Best Small and Medium Workplaces – List of 25

Kiandra appeared on the Small – Medium Workplaces list.

In 2014 Kiandra was ranked number 13 on the Australian BRW Best Places to Work list, and has featured on the prestigious list for 6 years running. In addition to appearing in the BRW Best Places to Work list Kiandra was also voted 11th Coolest Tech Company in Australia by JobAdvisor.com.au.

Kiandra congratulates all organisations that appeared on the list.

2014

12 September - Kiandra IT ranked on the BRW Best Places to Work list 6 years running

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was recognised as one of Australia’s leading companies to work for, coming in at number 13 on the BRW Best Places to Work list, last night.

This is the sixth year running that Melbourne based Kiandra has featured in the prestigious list – last year ranking 23.

This year’s study featured two lists of 25 companies, one list for companies with over 100 employees, and one list with under 100 – Kiandra featured on the second list.

In addition to appearing in the BRW Best Places to Work list Kiandra was also voted 11th Coolest Tech Company in Australia by JobAdvisor.com.au, late last month.

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT said, “It gives us great pride to see Kiandra ranked for the sixth year in a row. Our culture is an inherent part of our business, yet we still work incredibly hard to maintain and build on our employment brand.”

“A key challenge for all organisations is maintaining culture throughout periods of strong growth, and it is with this back-drop that we are especially proud to retain a position on the list,” he said.

“The companies on this list understand the role that people and culture play in their success,” offered Zrinka Lovrencic, Managing Director of Great Place to Work Australia. “A great workplace culture and highly engaged work environments win these companies not just a spot in our study, but buoys their overall success in an increasingly competitive marketplace.”

The BRW Best Places to Work study is widely acclaimed in Australia. Based on one of the world’s most comprehensive studies of workplace culture by Great Place to Work Australia, the quality of this year’s study was higher than ever. The success of the Best Workplaces is a testament to their willpower and innovation to retain happy, engaged, loyal, high performing workforces during challenging times.

26 August - Kiandra IT ranked 11th Coolest Tech Company

Kiandra is proud to be ranked the 11th Coolest Tech Company in Australia by JobAdvisor.com.au.

According to Justin Babet, chief executive of JobAdvisor, the competition’s definition of “cool” was based on a number of factors. By “cool” they mean those companies that are killing their market, have an awesome product, provide a game-changing service, have a unique culture, and provide unprecedented benefits to employees.

In addition to featuring in the Coolest Tech Companies list Kiandra has also been ranked on the BRW Best Places to Work list for the last 5 years in a row – an achievement that it’s very proud of.

Congratulations to all the companies that made the list.

28 February - Kiandra IT ranked 19 on MSPmentor top 25

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was recognised as one of the world’s top Managed Services companies, coming in at 19 on the MSPmentor Asia, Australia and New Zealand list and 304 on the MSPmentor 501 global list.

This is the third year running that Kiandra has featured on the international list.

“Managed Services is a key focus for us, and we are incredibly pleased to have made the list for the third time, in this highly competitive market,” said Chris Munro, Director – Technology Infrastructure.

“We look forward to continuing to provide a world-class Managed Services experience for our clients,” he said.

Now in its seventh year the MSPmentor ranks companies on a range of metrics, including annual recurring revenue (ARR), total devices managed, revenue per employee and growth rates (percentage and dollar figures). The MSPmentor ranks the top managed services companies globally as well as regionally.

2013

17 December - Kiandra IT ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2013

Kiandra IT is proud to announce that it ranked number 453 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2013, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Asia Pacific.

“Making the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 is commendable in today’s highly competitive technology industry,” said Ichiro Nakayama, Deloitte Japan partner in charge of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific program. “We congratulate Kiandra on being one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in the region.”

“With its growth rate over three years, Kiandra has proven that its leadership has the vision and determination to grow during difficult economic times,” he said.

The Technology Fast 500 list is compiled from the Deloitte Asia Pacific Technology Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500, and public company database research. In addition to ranking on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Kiandra also ranked 43 on the Australia Deloitte Technology Fast 50.

25 November - Kiandra IT ranked on CRN Fast50 for the third consecutive year

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was ranked 28 on the CRN Fast50 list Friday night, a list that recognises Australia’s fastest growing tech companies.

This is the third year running Kiandra has featured on the list, last year ranking 36 and 33 in 2011.

The CRN Fast50 recognises resellers who have shown themselves to be the best at understanding their customers’ businesses, aligning those businesses with the latest and best technologies and doing it faster and more efficiently than the rest of the pack.

“We are very pleased to be a part of this premier list of Australia’s leading IT resellers,” said Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT.

“To be recognised three years in a row highlights our dedication to evolving our solution portfolio to meet the needs of our clients. We have amazing people, outstanding capability, a strong brand and experience, and are now presenting a viable option to some of the bigger players,” said Mr Brookes.

“I congratulate all the resellers appearing on this year’s list, and thank CRN for shining the spotlight on the IT industry,” he said.

Now in its fifth year, the CRN Fast 50 is one of the most prestigious Australian IT industry awards and industry list honouring the 50 best resellers in the country.

20 November - Kiandra IT ranked 43 on Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing tech companies last night, coming in at 43 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list.

Now in its thirteenth year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is a program that recognises and profiles Australian technology companies, public or private, that have achieved the fastest rates of annual revenue growth (based on percentage revenue growth over the last three years).

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT said the organisation was extremely proud to be named on the prestigious list.

“The technology landscape is rapidly changing, with strong growth being experienced in new areas and contraction within many of the more traditional IT services,” he said.

“This achievement highlights Kiandra’s dedication to constantly innovating to keep ahead of our customers’ needs by investing in new technologies, forming strategic partnerships, evolving our solution portfolio and developing our service offering to win new business.”

“I congratulate all organisations that made the list and thank both our staff and customers for their ongoing support,” he said.

This is the second year Kiandra has made the list, coming in at 49 in 2011. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australian program is part of the global Deloitte Technology Fast 500 program run in parallel with the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany, Central Europe, Israel, South Africa, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

11 July - Kiandra IT named Microsoft Partner of the Year finalist

Kiandra IT has been named a Partner of the Year Finalist in the Microsoft Australia Partner Awards, receiving two award nominations in the Public Cloud and Health Partner of the Year categories.

The Public Cloud award recognises partners who have established a new business model that disrupted the market in a unique way by impacting large audiences and the Cloud industry overall.

The Health award recognises industry knowledge and expertise delivering consistent, high-quality services or solutions to the healthcare industry through software innovation.

5 July - Kiandra IT receives Service Excellence Award at Australian Business Awards

Kiandra IT has been recognised for outstanding customer service, winning an Australian Business Award for Service Excellence.

The Australian Business Award for Service Excellence recognises organisations that have achieved outstanding results through initiatives that demonstrate leadership and commitment to service excellence.

Ms Tara Johnston, Program Director, Australian Business Awards said, “An Australian Business Award solidifies Kiandra’s place as a leader alongside our best in business. As well as achieving outstanding outcomes, the honourees have enhanced the reputation of their professions and have demonstrated their best endeavours across business, industry and the community. Australia’s modernised economy is providing a stable platform for a wide spectrum of sectors to increase their competitiveness through concerted ICT development, manufacturing innovation, a dynamic services sector, a growing knowledge economy and a world class primary sector.”

Now in its eighth year, The Australian Business Awards is a highly regarded national program with an established set of business and product award categories assessing the core values of business excellence, product excellence, sustainability and responsibility. The program engages with leading corporate, government and non-government organisations across key industry segments, including financial, manufacturing, professional services, energy, telecommunications, construction, transport, healthcare, education, food services and retail.

27 June - Kiandra IT ranked on BRW’s Best Places to Work list 5 years running

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was recognised as one of Australia’s leading companies to work for, coming in at number 23 on BRW’s Annual Best Places to Work list, last night.

This is the fifth year running that Melbourne based Kiandra has featured in the prestigious list – last year ranking 29.

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT said, “It gives us great pride to see Kiandra ranked for the fifth year in a row. Our people are integral to our business – they are the ones building amazing custom software and delivering exceptional IT solutions – and remaining a great place to work is of huge importance to us.”

“A great place to work has a strong and positive culture, and a strong and positive culture leads to better performance, higher retention and a more aligned organisation,” he said.

Kiandra recently announced plans to increase its workforce by 35% over the next 18 months, to cater for the growth in demand for its services.

“We are a creative and innovative business for our clients. If we cannot attract and retain the very best our industry has to offer, then we cannot provide the calibre of solutions and level of service we expect, and our customers deserve. Investing in culture and employment brand is vital in making Kiandra attractive to the most talented people,” said Mr Brookes.

“Our culture, our team camaraderie, and the diversity and technical excellence of our people all contribute to making Kiandra more than just a place to work, but a place where we enjoy working, and are passionate about,” he said.

The BRW Best Places to Work list is widely acclaimed in Australia. Based on one of the world’s most comprehensive studies of workplace culture, The Great Place to Work Institute, the quality of this year’s BRW Top 50 Best Places to Work was higher than ever.

25 February - Kiandra IT named Best Overall Business at the Action Coach Asia Pacific Business Excellence Awards

Kiandra IT was proud to be named the Best Overall Business at the Action Coach Asia Pacific Business Excellence Awards in Sydney on Friday night.

Kiandra took out the title in recognition of its strong growth, customer focus and achievements over the past year. Last year Kiandra was named Best Service Based Business at the awards.

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT accepted the accolade, thanking the Kiandra team for their hard work and ongoing commitment.

“Winning this award is a reflection of a very big year for Kiandra – a year that has been one of enormous change, development and achievement. We expanded our solution portfolio, increased our client base, and grew our team of talented and dedicated people who built some amazing software and delivered some exceptional IT solutions,” he said.

“Watching our customers thrive and succeed due to the implementation of successful technology is what gives us the impetus to continue to raise the bar. We love what we do – which is the key behind driving successful results for clients,” he said.

“Thanks to Action Coach for the opportunity to participate in such a worthwhile awards program, our customers for their ongoing support as well as my fellow directors and our staff for their hard work,” he said.

The Business Excellence Awards were created to recognise the “Best of the Best” in the small-and-medium sized business (SMB) sector. The awards honor the achievements and accomplishments of businesses in industries and categories from around the world.

18 February - Kiandra IT ranked 16 on MSPmentor top 25

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was recognised as one of the fastest growing managed services companies, coming in at 16 on the MSPmentor Asia, Australia and New Zealand list and 246 on the MSPmentor 501 global list.

This is the second year that Melbourne based Kiandra has featured on the list – last year ranking 13 on the Asia, Australia and New Zealand list.

Chris Munro, Director – Technology Infrastructure welcomed the announcement and said Kiandra was extremely proud to be a part of this premier list of international managed services providers, for the second time running.

“Kiandra’s solution portfolio extends across the spectrum of IT services, but Managed Services still remains a key focus for us,” he said.

2013 will see Kiandra transform its Managed Services offering to incorporate new services to help safeguard businesses in the modern business world.

“We have taken the best from the traditional Managed Services model and augmented it with our specialist security expertise to extend the value our clients receive,” he said.

“The number of security threats are growing daily, and the reality is that organisations now need intrusion prevention systems, regular penetration tests, security audits and staff awareness training to identify and remediate vulnerabilities.”

“Our new model will not only broaden the scope of services we offer our current clients, but we expect to attract new opportunities from businesses that want a hassle free approach to IT service delivery as well as the peace of mind and an independent audit certification – demonstrating their diligence and proactive approach to security,” he said.

Now in its sixth year the MSPmentor ranks companies on a range of metrics, including annual recurring revenue (ARR), total devices managed, revenue per employee and growth rates (percentage and dollar figures). The MSPmentor ranks the top managed services companies globally as well as regionally.

2012

23 November - Kiandra IT ranked 36 on CRN Fast 50 list

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing tech companies last night, coming in at 36 on the CRN Fast 50 list.

This achievement highlights Kiandra’s consistent growth, and its ability to adapt and evolve as market demands change.

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT spoke on behalf of the organisation, thanking staff and customers for their loyalty and support.

“We are very pleased to be a part of this premier list of Australia’s leading IT resellers,” he said.

“Maintaining strong, positive growth in what is a difficult economic landscape serves as validation that we are headed in the right direction and our strategies are aligned with customers’ needs. We have identified the key opportunities for our business over the next 18 months, and expect to maintain this positive growth in 2013 and beyond,” he said.

“I congratulate all the resellers appearing on this year’s list, extend my thanks to our customers for their support, and our people for all their ongoing efforts,” he said.

Now in its fourth year, the CRN Fast 50 is one of the most prestigious Australian IT industry awards and industry list honouring the 50 best resellers in the country. This is the second year in a row Kiandra has earned a spot on the Fast 50 list.

20 September - Kiandra IT takes out Small – Medium Reseller of the Year at the ARN Awards

Kiandra IT was proud to be named the winner of the Small – Medium Reseller category at the ARN industry awards last night.

Kiandra shared the top spot with Anittel who was also announced as a winner in the category.

According to judges, Kiandra’s outstanding dedication and excellence in working with the SMB market coupled with its customer successes, productivity, technology delivery and growth over the past 12 months secured the title for the organisation.

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT humbly accepted the ARN Award on behalf of the organisation and was joined on stage with Kiandra’s Director of Technology Infrastructure, Chris Munro. The duo expressed their gratitude for the support of their customers and hard work of the entire Kiandra team.

“This continuing recognition from ARN – last year as a Highly Commended Reseller and this year as a winner – is incredibly pleasing as it validates the importance we place on helping SMB’s improve their business results through technology,” said Mr Brookes.

“Despite uncertain economic times we are in a period of strong, controlled growth and being named as a winner is a reflection of our dedicated focus on initiatives that will drive the company into the future, ensuring we continue to provide the innovative infrastructure and software development solutions our SMB clients have come to rely on.”

“I congratulate Anittel and am proud to share this recognition with them, and thank ARN for shining the spotlight on the IT industry – orchestrating such a worthwhile awards program,” he said.

Now in their sixth year, the ARN IT Industry Awards are one of the most prestigious awards programs available to companies and individuals across the Australian IT community.

4 September - Kiandra IT named as a 2012 Microsoft Australia Partner of the Year

Kiandra has been named the 2012 Microsoft Australia Partner of the Year under the Windows Azure Platform SI category.

The Windows Azure SI Partner of the Year award recognises a system integrator (SI) partner who excels in developing solutions with robust services and practices around the Microsoft cloud platform. Kiandra’s nomination demonstrated innovation, competitive differentiation and customer value while showcasing the benefits of using Windows Azure.

Kiandra was selected from a national field of top Microsoft Partners due to our custom software development solutions that utilise the cloud to deliver outstanding results.

“Kiandra is incredibly honored to be named as a winner – especially against such strong contenders, in an extremely competitive space,” said Martin Cooperwaite, Director – Software Development, Kiandra IT.

“This prestigious, independent appraisal of our organisation is proof of the outstanding work of our people in delivering innovative software development solutions for our clients,” he said.

“I congratulate all the finalists, and thank Microsoft Australia for the opportunity to participate in such a worthwhile awards program, as well as our staff for their hard work and our customers for their support,” he said.

1 August - Kiandra IT awarded Medium Business of the Year at the Telstra Business Awards

Kiandra IT was proud to be named the winner of the Commonwealth Bank Medium Business Award category at the Telstra Business Awards last night.

According to judges, Kiandra was recognised for its outstanding dedication to customer service, growth initiatives and adoption of technology to broaden the reach of the business and communicate with customers.

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT accepted the Telstra Business Award on behalf of the organisation, and said Kiandra was incredibly honored to be named as a winner – especially against such strong competition.

“It is incredibly gratifying to have an independent organisation of Telstra’s stature single-out Kiandra’s innovation, commitment to customer service and growth initiatives as some of the best in the country,” he said.

“Being named as a winner is a reflection of our dedicated focus to providing innovative infrastructure and software development solutions for our clients, while offering a challenging yet rewarding work environment for our people.”

“This recognition belongs to the amazing team of people we have on board. I thank Telstra and the Commonwealth Bank for the opportunity to participate in such a worthwhile awards program as well as my fellow directors, and our staff for their hard work and passion for the business,” he said.

Now in its 20th year, the Telstra Business Awards is Australia’s pre-eminent business awards program, celebrating Australia’s most successful enterprises and the entrepreneurial Australian spirit.

31 July - Kiandra IT takes out Service Excellence Award at Australian Business Awards

Kiandra IT has been recognised for outstanding customer service, winning an Australian Business Award for Service Excellence.

The Australian Business Awards challenges the full spectrum of private, public and non-profit sector organisations in Australia through its comprehensive business and product award categories.

Kiandra’s reputation as an industry leader for exceptional service and professionalism as well as its professional contributions to the industry as a whole secured the title for the organisation.

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT said it was gratifying to be recognised for providing a superior customer experience, which was the foundation on which Kiandra was established.

“Being named as a winner is a reflection of our success in providing seamless IT solutions for our clients, as well as reporting strong, sustainable growth and focusing on initiatives that will drive the company into the future,” he said.

“Seventeen years ago my fellow Directors and I were incredibly passionate about the positive effect IT could have on a business. Our vision was to create a company that provided outstanding technical capability coupled with personable, knowledgeable and engaging technology consultants to deliver an exceptional client experience. It’s particularly pleasing that despite strong, solid growth we have been able to retain that culture of service excellence from our early days.”

“This recognition belongs to the dedicated team of people we have, going above and beyond every day for our clients. I thank the Australian Business Awards for the opportunity to participate in such a worthwhile awards program, our customers for their ongoing support as well as my fellow directors, the management team and our staff for their hard work,” he said.

Congratulating Kiandra, Ms Tara Johnston, Program Director, The Australian Business Awards said: “These types of accolades don’t come easily – they are underpinned by vision and leadership, both of which require a clear dedication to research and development.”

“Despite a challenging business environment locally and abroad, this year’s participants in The Australian Business Awards remain steadfast in their commitment to innovation and excellence,” Ms Johnston said.

“There was unparalleled breadth and depth in this year’s entries, highlighting the economic stability of Australia and stamping it as the ‘clever country’ for progressive projects, investment, enterprise ventures and workplace practices. Across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, the 2012 winners of The Australian Business Awards are innovative, agile and truly ‘best in class’,” she said.

Now in their 7th year the Australian Business Awards utilise a rigorous and dynamic framework to ensure that the assessment process is pertinent, objective, free of bias or influence. The Australian Business Awards program recognises organisations that demonstrate the core values of business excellence, product excellence, corporate responsibility, sustainability and commercial success in their respective industries.

18 July - Kiandra IT named as a finalist in the Telstra Business Awards

Kiandra IT is proud to be named as a finalist in the Telstra Business Awards under the Commonwealth Bank Medium Business Award category. Winners will be announced at the state/territory Award Ceremony Presentation Gala later this month.

Prestigious and coveted, the Telstra Business Awards program celebrates the country’s leading entrepreneurs and innovators. This is the second year in a row Kiandra has been named as a finalist.

Commenting on the announcement, Cameron Brookes, Managing Director Kiandra IT said the organisation was incredibly excited to be in the running for an acclaimed Telstra Business Award again this year.

“We are honored to have made it this far. It is incredibly gratifying to have an independent organisation of this stature class Kiandra’s innovation, commitment to customer service and growth initiatives as some of the best in the country,” he said.

Winners will be announced at the Victorian Awards Gala Dinner on Tuesday 31 July. Now in its 20th year, the Telstra Business Awards is Australia’s pre-eminent business awards program, celebrating Australia’s most successful enterprises and the entrepreneurial Australian spirit.

21 June - Kiandra IT ranked on BRW’s Best Places to Work list 4 years running

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was recognised as one of Australia’s leading companies to work for, coming in at number 29 on BRW’s Annual Best Places to Work list, last night.

This is the fourth year running that Melbourne based Kiandra has featured in the prestigious list – last year ranking 16. This year Kiandra IT beat a number of its counterparts, again coming in as one of the leading IT services companies in Melbourne. Only 9 Melbourne based companies made it into the top 50 this year; only Kiandra and this year’s winner OBS are the only Melbourne companies to have made the list four years in a row.

This success is the result of Kiandra’s dedication to its people and positive work environment, which encourages accountability, communication, collaboration, respect and growth opportunities for every employee.

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT was humbled by the recognition the company has received.

“We are honoured to be recognised for the fourth time in BRW’s Best Places to Work list and to be one of only two Melbourne companies to make the list four years in a row is a stunning testament to our culture. We strongly believe in the strength of a shared vision for the business, where the input of our staff is encouraged and valued. Our success is a great example of how investing in your people provides solid returns,” he said.

“This recognition tops off a great 2012 financial year for Kiandra. We are performing well and continuing to grow in challenging market conditions.”

“A key challenge for all organisations is maintaining culture throughout periods of strong growth, and it is with this back-drop that we are especially proud to retain a position on the list.”

“Our success is a reflection of the amazing team of people we have, we thank them for their hard work and look forward to their continued contributions,” he said.

The BRW Best Places to Work list is widely acclaimed in Australia. Based on one of the world’s most comprehensive studies of workplace culture, The Great Place to Work Institute, the quality of this year’s BRW Top 50 Best Places to Work was higher than ever.

20 February 2012 - Kiandra IT named Best Service Business at the Asia Pacific Business Excellence Awards

Kiandra IT was proud to be named Best Service Business at the Asia Pacific Business Excellence Awards in the Gold Coast on Saturday night.

Kiandra took out the title in recognition of its customer focus, coupled with its strong growth and achievements over the past year.

Kiandra impressed the panel with its ability to listen to its customer base and incorporate new services into its solution portfolio, including specialist security services, mobile application development, cloud and business intelligence.

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT accepted the accolade, thanking his fellow Directors for their support and the entire team for their hard work and ongoing customer focused commitment.

“Maintaining the trust of our customers and keeping their businesses running smoothly and efficiently is central to Kiandra’s mission and culture. We immerse ourselves in our job so that we are capable of not only supporting our clients, but leading their technology tomorrow,” he said.

“This recognition is a reflection of each person’s dedication to quality service as well as Kiandra’s industry leadership in evolving its solution portfolio to provide the innovative IT services and solutions that customers want.”

“We are very proud to be recognised at these prestigious awards and I thank our clients and our people for their loyalty, without their support we would not be able to achieve these positive results,” he said.

The Business Excellence Awards were created to recognise the “Best of the Best” in the small-and-medium sized business (SMB) sector. The awards honor the achievements and accomplishments of businesses in industries and categories from around the world.

16 February 2012 - Kiandra IT ranked 13 on MSPmentor top 25

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was recognised as one of the fastest growing managed services companies, coming in at 13 on the MSPmentor Asia, Australia and New Zealand list, last night.

Now in its fifth year the MSPmentor ranks companies on a range of metrics, including annual recurring revenue (ARR), total devices managed, revenue per employee and growth rates (percentage and dollar figures). The MSPmentor ranks the top managed services companies globally as well as regionally.

This achievement highlights Kiandra’s strong growth and dedication to aligning customers’ business requirements with the best balance of proven and cutting edge technologies.

Chris Munro, Director – Technology Infrastructure welcomed the announcement and said Kiandra was extremely proud to be a part of this premier list of international managed services providers.

“This award is testament to the maturity of our managed services model, coupled with the skills and experience of our technical team and their ability to improve availability, performance and visibility while reducing the cost and consumption of IT for our clients.”

“Recognition is due to both Kiandra employees and customers, both of whom have a strong influence in our ongoing success, enabling us to deliver innovative solutions in a very competitive market,” he said.

2011

1 December 2011 – Kiandra IT ranked 33 on CRN Fast 50 list

Kiandra IT is pleased to announce it was recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing tech companies this evening, coming in at 33 on the CRN Fast 50 list.

Now in its third year, the CRN Fast 50 is one of the most prestigious Australian IT industry awards and industry list honouring the 50 best resellers in the country.

This achievement highlights Kiandra’s strong growth and dedication to aligning customers’ business requirements with the best balance of proven and cutting edge technologies.

Cameron Brookes, Managing Director, Kiandra IT accepted the award on behalf of Kiandra, thanking staff and customers for their loyalty and support.

“Kiandra is extremely proud to be a part of this premier list of Australia’s leading IT resellers,” he said.

“Managing growth is challenging for many organisations, but our continued, sustainable growth is a result of our willingness to do things differently, provide exceptional customer service and adopt new technologies to develop innovative solutions for the benefit of our customers.”

“Our strategy of providing innovative, tailored infrastructure and software development solutions for our SMB, enterprise and government clients continues to be very effective for us. With a robust business model, internal focus on cutting costs through efficiency and a strong recurring revenue base we are on track to maintain this positive growth in 2012 and beyond.”

“Recognition is due to both Kiandra employees and customers, both of whom have a strong influence in our ongoing success. I thank our clients and our people for their loyalty, without their support we would not be able to achieve these positive results,” he said.

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