The winner in the Duxbury Networking "Win a Mini with Netgear" competition
is Kevin Waller, a technical sales specialist at WIT in Cape Town.
He has won a Mini Cooper worth R220 000.00 – the first prize in the
competition which was launched in November 2007
Other winners are David Peall from e-Schools' Network in Cape Town,
Natasja Pile from Legal Interact in Johannesburg and Petro Plotz from
iVolve in Pretoria who all won Sony PlayStation PS3 consoles.
The competition was organised by Duxbury Networking in association with
its principal Netgear and was open to its dealers throughout South Africa
who resell the Netgear range of networking products – which includes
wireless broadband routers and adapters, firewalls, switches and wireless
According to Waller, he was an enthusiastic entrant in the competition,
particularly as it had a car as first prize. "I was in desperate need of a
car and was delighted when my name came up as the winner of the Netgear
Mini," he says.
"My thanks to Graham Duxbury and his team for making this possible. The
Mini is a wonderful car, I'm enjoying it immensely."
At WIT, Waller provides networking solutions, including web and mail
hosting services for Cape Town-based small to medium sized businesses. WIT
also provides technical backup and on-going support.
From both Duxbury Networking and Netgear's perspective the competition was
an outstanding success. A significant number of entries were received from
enthusiastic staff members linked to Duxbury Networking's channel
Duxbury Networking CEO Graham Duxbury says he is thrilled at the outcome
of the competition. "Competitions such as this not only help raise the
profile of our product offerings – such as Netgear – but also reinforce
Duxbury Networking's position as a value added distributor committed to
the success of its reseller partners," he says.
"Through the competition we were able to give our resellers an insight
into some of the advanced networking products we provide and an idea of
the value our technical and operational support staff can add to their
sales teams+IBk activities when targeting both home and enterprise