Microsoft announces 2014 Partner of the Year winners and finalists

Redmond, Washington - Today, Microsoft Corp. announced the winners and finalists of the 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards celebrate top Microsoft partners that are solving customer challenges with creative technology solutions. Award winners and finalists, chosen from nominations from around the world, will be recognized at the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, taking place July 13–17, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

 

 

This year, there are 46 awards that celebrate each of the core partner competencies, including cloud technology; Windows 8, Office and SharePoint applications; public sector; citizenship; sales excellence; and many more. More than 2,800 entries were collected from more than 117 countries; the award finalists and winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their commitment to customers, their solutions’ market impact and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.

 

“These prestigious award winners and finalists represent the best technology professionals our partner ecosystem has to offer,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft. “The 2014 Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists honor our top partners that solve complex business challenges by providing innovative solutions to our mutual customers. Congratulations to each winner on this incredible achievement.”

 

Categories, winners and finalists appear below. A complete list, including the Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award winners for 2014, is available at http://www.digitalwpc.com/Awards/Pages/Home.aspx.

 

Office and SharePoint App Developer Partner of the Year

• Winner: DocuSign

• Finalist: Nintex

• Finalist: AvePoint

• Finalist: Spikes

 

Windows 8 App Developer Partner of the Year

• Winner: Dell

• Finalist: Wortell

• Finalist: InterKnowlogy

 

Humanitarian Response Citizenship

• Winner: SELA Canada

• Finalist: SkyAlert

• Finalist: Ignify

• Finalist: Esprinet Iberica S.L.U.

 

Innovative Technology for Good Citizenship

• Winner: NV Interactive

• Finalist: I a cubed

• Finalist: Ignify

• Finalist: Eastridge

 

YouthSpark Citizenship

• Winner: Teleios Systems

• Finalist: KPN Consulting

• Finalist: New Signature

• Finalist: Enfinito Consulting Services

 

Cloud Partner of the Year - Enterprise Customers

• Winner: Caase.com

• Finalist: Dot Net Solutions

• Finalist: Infusion

• Finalist: Quadrasystems.net (India) Private Limited

 

Cloud Partner of the Year - Excellence

• Winner: Ensyst

• Finalist: Content and Code

• Finalist: iLink Systems, Inc.

• Finalist: Business Network Solutions Sdn Bhd

 

Cloud Partner of the Year - Packaged Solutions

• Winner: Cloudamour Limited

• Finalist: CDW

• Finalist: Infotech Caribbean Limited

• Finalist: NEC Australia

 

Cloud Partner of the Year - Small and Medium Business

• Winner: Object Consulting

• Finalist: InfraScience

• Finalist: Quadrasystems.net (India) Private Limited

• Finalist: Northdoor plc

 

Application Development Partner of the Year

• Winner: Infusion

• Finalist: Kentico Software

• Finalist: EVault, A Seagate Company

• Finalist: Saga d.o.o. Beograd

 

Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year

• Winner: nFocus testing

• Finalist: InCycle Software

• Finalist: GreenSQA S.A.

• Finalist: Canarys Automations Private Limited

 

Application Integration Partner of the Year

• Winner: Breeze

• Finalist: Fusionex

• Finalist: Neudesic

• Finalist: everis

 

Business Intelligence Partner of the Year

• Winner: OSIsoft

• Finalist: Accenture/Avanade

• Finalist: Ascribe Ltd.

 

Data Platform Partner of the Year

• Winner: CSK WinTechnology Corporation

• Finalist: dsp

• Finalist: Hewlett-Packard

• Finalist: Softpoint Cluster Technology

 

Collaboration and Content Partner of the Year

• Winner: Webzavod

• Finalist: Enlighten Designs

• Finalist: Gimmal

• Finalist: Rightpoint

 

Communications Partner of the Year

• Winner: Orange Business Services

• Finalist: Modality Systems

• Finalist: Polycom

 

Messaging Partner of the Year

• Winner: Binary Tree, Inc.

• Finalist: Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd.

• Finalist: Quadrasystems.net (India) Private Limited

• Finalist: Mimecast

 

Project and Portfolio Management Partner of the Year

• Winner: Sensei Project Solutions, Inc.

• Finalist: Corporate Project Solutions

• Finalist: Projility

• Finalist: UMT360

 

Devices and Deployment Partner of the Year

• Winner: Wortell

• Finalist: Data#3 Limited

• Finalist: Fujitsu Ltd.

• Finalist: Sogeti

 

Intelligent Systems Partner of the Year

• Winner: CGI IT UK Limited

• Finalist: Omnivex Corporation

• Finalist: NEC Corporation

• Finalist: Accenture/Avanade

 

Management and Virtualization Partner of the Year

• Winner: Convergent Computing (CCO)

• Finalist: NetApp

• Finalist: Concurrency, Inc.

• Finalist: Infront Consulting Limited

 

Server Platform Partner of the Year

• Winner: CommVault

• Finalist: KPCS CZ, s.r.o.

• Finalist: XCentral

• Finalist: Citrix

 

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Partner of the Year

• Winner: Hitachi Solutions America Ltd.

• Finalist: PowerObjects

• Finalist: Accenture/Avanade

• Finalist: RBA

 

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Partner of the Year

• Winner: HSO Group

• Finalist: mcaConnect

• Finalist: Tribridge

• Finalist: InterDyn BMI

 

Digital Advertising Partner of the Year

• Winner: Advance Digital

• Finalist: Cardinal Path

• Finalist: Semdrive

 

Distributor Partner of the Year

• Winner: Tech Data Europe

• Finalist: Synnex Corporation

• Finalist: ComPortal LLP

 

Hosting Partner of the Year

• Winner: Triple C Cloud Computing Ltd. & TeamNetcom Ltd.

• Finalist: TeleComputing

• Finalist: nGenx

• Finalist: SherWeb

 

Learning Partner of the Year

• Winner: Algebra

• Finalist: Global Knowledge

• Finalist: DDLS

• Finalist: Aptech Limited

 

Mobility Partner of the Year

• Winner: Accenture/Avanade

• Finalist: Blink Systems Assessoria e Informática Ltda

• Finalist: Sparked

 

OEM Device Partner of the Year

• Winner: COMPAX

• Finalist: DEPO Computers

• Finalist: MouseComputer Co., Ltd.

• Finalist: UNIT.COM.INC

 

Software Asset Management (SAM) Partner of the Year

• Winner: Softcat Ltd

• Finalist: Sam360

• Finalist: Infraware

• Finalist: Consistent Software Distribution

 

Identity and Security (Access) Partner of the Year

• Winner: Oxford Computer Group

• Finalist: Kloud

• Finalist: Credexo, Inc.

 

Volume Licensing Partner of the Year

• Winner: Brasoftware

• Finalist: Softcat

• Finalist: Insight

• Finalist: Softwareone

 

Midmarket Solution Provider Partner of the Year

• Winner: Comping

• Finalist: Quadrasystems.net (India) Private Limited

• Finalist: Softsource

• Finalist: BlackPoint IT ServicesSmall Business Partner of the Year

• Winner: Bitscape Infotech Pvt Ltd

• Finalist: Eastridge

• Finalist: XCentral

• Finalist: HCS Business Solutions

 

Microsoft Dynamics Industry Partner of the Year

• Winner: Edgewater Fullscope

• Finalist: eBECS

• Finalist: Junction Solutions

• Finalist: UXC Eclipse

 

Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Partner of the Year

• Winner: Zero2Ten

• Finalist: Hands-on Systems

• Finalist: Socius

• Finalist: SMB Suite

 

Public Sector Partner of the Year - Education

• Winner: ITWORX

• Finalist: Corinth Investment

• Finalist: Learning Possibilities

• Finalist: Dell

 

Public Sector Partner of the Year - Government

• Winner: HP Enterprise Services UK Ltd

• Finalist: Gimmal

• Finalist: Espacios en Red y Servicios SA de CV

• Finalist: Sparked

 

Public Sector Partner of the Year - Health

• Winner: Winvision

• Finalist: Rapid Circle

• Finalist: Dell Japan Inc.

• Finalist: icomedias GmbH

 

Public Sector Partner of the Year - Public Safety/National Security

• Winner: AvePoint

• Finalist: Tribridge

• Finalist: NetApp

• Finalist: Intelecto Ltda

 

Public Sector Partner of the Year - CityNext

• Winner: ICONICS

• Finalist: OSlsoft

• Finalist: IEG4 Limited

• Finalist: Software Innovation

 

Sales Specialist Partner of the Year

• Winner: Geno Ceci of ePlus Technology, inc.

• Finalist: Robert Pope of Outsourcery

• Finalist: Varun Abbi of COMPAREX India Private Limited

• Finalist: Mark Seeley of Intellinet

 

Pre-Sales Technical Specialist of the Year

• Winner: Graham Quinn of Auxilion (I.T. Alliance Group)

• Finalist: Prashanth Subraman of Quadrasystems.net (India) Private Limited

• Finalist: Christopher Hertz of New Signature

• Finalist: Jason Bero of Softchoice

 

Alliance SI Partner of the Year

• Winner: Accenture/Avanade

 

Alliance ISV Partner of the Year

• Winner: Sitecore

 

About Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference provides Microsoft’s partner community with access to key marketing and business strategies, leadership, and information regarding specific customer solutions designed to help partners succeed in the marketplace. Along with informative learning opportunities covering sales, marketing, services and technology, the Worldwide Partner Conference is an ideal setting for partners to garner valuable knowledge from their peers and from Microsoft. More information can be found at http://www.digitalwpc.com and on the Partner Network home page at http://microsoftpartnernetwork.com.

 

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