SBL wins ALUE Cloud Win of the Year Award 2014 in UK


At a glance:
  • Annual Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Business Partner Awards recognise partner achievements throughout 2014
  • SBL wins Cloud Win of the Year Award for excellence in OTEC

OpenTouch Enterprise Cloud

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise today announced that SBL has won the Cloud Win of the Year 2014 award at the company's annual Business Partner Awards. The annual award goes beyond revenue targets, instead looking at partner growth initiatives, innovation and collaboration opportunities with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise during the previous year.

As the only UK partner able to provide the full Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise portfolio, SBL’s success is built on engineering expertise, experience and its ability to implement business-enhancing solutions. SBL works with many global brands within the UK and worldwide. Specialising in the hospitality sector, SBL has built a reputation for excellence and successfully delivering hosted telephony and unified communication solutions for customers, including Europe’s leading telecommunications provider Swisscom and Accor Hotel Group.

Peter Tebbutt, Country Leader, UK&I, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

“The Award acknowledges the investment SBL has made in our product portfolio over the past 12 months and their achievement in driving business efficiency and growth for their customers. The company is dedicated to designing solutions that suit the needs of each of its clients, and this Award illustrates the way in which it has aligned its strategy with that of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise in order to deliver advanced solutions and integrate them seamlessly into existing infrastructure. "

Chris Brassington, CEO of SBL

“SBL’s ability to offer the full Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise portfolio has given us an edge, in terms of service delivery for our customers, and we are privileged to be the first to be able to do this in the UK. We are incredibly proud of this achievement, as it recognises the added value of the services that we offer to our customers and takes advantage of the flexibility that we can provide.”

Sinead Elliott, Marketing Manager

“In the past year alone, SBL has seen significant achievements including the growth of our Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise partner relationship, the development of our team, a new Head Office location opening in the North West and new additions to our services. We are pleased that our hard work has been recognised and we look forward to celebrating our continued future growth throughout 2015 as an Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Premier Partner.”

About SBL
SBL is one of the UK’s leading providers of cloud-based Unified Communications solutions. SBL is unique as it is the only UK provider able to offer the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise roadmap into hosted telephony using OpenTouch Enterprise Cloud technology.
The success of SBL is built on engineering expertise, experience and its ability to implement business-enhancing solutions from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise. Customers of SBL have a reliance upon extremely secure and resilient telephony to carry their mission critical communications.

SBL works with many global brands within the UK and worldwide, specialising in the hospitality, education and retail sectors. With a reputation for excellence, SBL has successfully delivered hosted telephony and unified communication solutions for customers including Emirates Airlines, Accor Hotel Group, Peugeot Financial Services, Malmaison, Furniture Village and Bibby Shipping.