Hardware Group Awarded Juniper Networks 2015 UK&I Services Partner Of The Year

At the Juniper UK&I Partner Summit in London on December 4th 2015, Hardware Group received the award for Partner Support Services Partner of the year 2015. This follows a string of the accolades and certifications from Juniper Networks throughout 2015, including being accredited with Partner Professional Services Specialisation (PPS) in addition to its existing Partner Support Specialist Specialisation (PSS).

To achieve the UK&I Partner Services Partner of The Year 2015, Hardware Group demonstrated how it delivered repeatable, proven professional services with expertise and assurance that delivered success throughout every phase of a project—from strategy and design to implementation and delivery of services.

This award highlights our comprehensive range of end-to-end IT services, facilities and resources available to our customers, including access to our state-of-the-art Technology Innovation Centers. We are delighted to have been presented with the Juniper Networks Partner Support Services Partner of the Year 2015 award, which adds yet another feather in our cap and further cements our long-standing and successful relationship.

Contributing to the award were the ongoing investments in innovative services, resources, facilities delivered from across Hardware Group divisions, which included:

Juniper PPS

To achieve the Juniper Professional Service status, partners must pass rigorous annual audits across a wide array of network planning, design and implementation services, and deliver repeatable, proven professional services expertise.

Juniper Elite partners with the Professional Services Specialisation possess the knowledge, resources, services, expertise and dedication to drive excellence for all customer networking solutions and are fully supported, enhanced and endorsed by Juniper. Find out more

Juniper J-Switch Service

Our Juniper J-Switch business transformation services provide a clear route for organisations to reach their financial and technological objectives by implementing Juniper Networks.

J-Switch pulls expertise and resources from across Hardware Group divisions enabling us to offer a comprehensive set of services for our customers that mitigate risk, manage compliance issues and deliver projects on time and within budgetary parameters. Find out more

Demonstration & PoC Centres

Opened in June 2015 our state-of-the-art demonstration and Proof of Concept (PoC) centres in the UK, US and South Africa are designed to demonstrate and validate the latest Juniper and vendor technology for our customers.

They provide the ultimate resource for customers evaluate, test, and validate the adoption of multi-vendor solution stacks and services. Find out more


The flexibility, agility and scalability of Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) being realised in the cloud era.

Hardware Group solution architects enable customers to Discover, Plan and Deploy SDDC technology with Juniper Networks that dramatically increase IT productivity, which are backed up with our support services. Find out More

Customer Premises Equipment

As part of our range of services we are experts at advising customers how to gain the maximum value from the latest technology.

We offer wide range of Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) from Juniper Networks and other leading vendors.

Architect Resource

With a host of Juniper Networks and vendor accreditations, our engineers are extremely well positioned to provide balanced expert advice on the right technical solution to meet your specific needs.

Our Solutions Architects provide an accessible and reassuring link between technical information and the real-world problems. Find Out More

Recent Hires

As part of the expansion of Hardware Groups HardwareServices division several strategically key appointments have been made across the UK and South Africa to continue to drive and deliver Services.

Ian Mills, Professional Services Manager
Ian is an experienced manager, with previous experience running the Professional Services business for a number of blue chip companies.

Saher Youssef, Solutions Architect
Moving from Egypt to Join the Team of Solution Architects Saher brings a wealth of experience and Juniper certifications.

Juniper Networks Pedigree

On the road to becoming one of Juniper’s highest certified global partners, Hardware Group has invested significantly in dedicated pre-staging, training and lab facilities in the UK and US, ensuring its customers receive an unrivalled service. In addition, Hardware Group customers have access to a wide range of Juniper demonstration equipment to test drive, helping them choose the products that meet their requirements.

Hardware Group has a strong Juniper pedigree which can be seen in the multiple awards and accreditations we have been honoured with:

  • Commercial Partner of the Year 2014
  • Juniper EMEA Advisory Council Member
  • Juniper Elite Partner (UK/USA)
  • Juniper Select Partner (SA)
  • Elite Network Infrastructure Partner
  • Elite Advanced Security Partner
  • Partner Support Specialist Specialisation (PSS)
  • Partner Professional Services Specialization (PPS)
  • Certified Systems Engineers
  • Ingenious Champions
  • UK Systems Engineer of the Year 2014