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Microsoft Recognizes Partners at Worldwide Conference

At its recent Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) last month in New Orleans, Microsoft (MSFT) announced the winners of its 2009 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards honor Microsoft Registered, Certified and Gold Certified partners for delivering exemplary solutions for their customers during the past year.

Nearly 2,000 entries were submitted by partners worldwide; the award finalists and winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their dedicated use of Microsoft technologies to provide solutions for their customers’ needs.

“Partners are the key to igniting business innovation through great technology as well as helping customers drive down costs,” said Allison L. Watson, corporate vice president of the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. “Congratulations to the 2009 Partner Award winners, who have demonstrated a superior level of expertise as well as a focus on delivering customer value. We look forward to seeing these partners fulfill their limitless potential as they continue to provide customers with world-class Microsoft solutions.”

The partner award winners were:

  • Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Active Directory Partner of the Year – Quest Software, United States
  • Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Storage Solutions Partner of the Year – NetApp, United States
  • Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Systems Management Partner of the Year – CDW, United States
  • Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Windows Desktop Deployment Partner of the Year – Compugen, Canada
  • Business Intelligence Partner of the Year – Solver, United States
  • Citizenship Partner of the Year – Koenig Solutions, India
  • Communications Sector Partner of the Year – Comcast, United States
  • Custom Development Solutions, Application Infrastructure Development Partner of the Year – Kiandra System Solutions, Australia
  • Custom Development Solutions, Smart Client Development Partner of the Year – L3, Brazil
  • Custom Development Solutions, Web Development Partner of the Year – Catapult Systems, United States
  • Data Management Solutions Partner of the Year – Orion Technology, Canada
  • Digital Agencies Partner of the Year – AKQA, United Kingdom
  • Distribution Partner of the Year – Workgroup, South Africa
  • Enterprise Partner of the Year – Accenture and Avanade, United States
  • Global ISV Consumer Partner of the Year – Corel, Canada
  • Global ISV Industry Partner of the Year – OSIsoft, United States
  • Global ISV Infrastructure Partner of the Year – CA Inc., United States
  • Global ISV Line of Business Partner of the Year – Epicor Software Corp., United States
  • Global ISV Technology Innovation Partner of the Year – FullArmor, United States
  • Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year – MaximumASP, United States
  • IAMCP Partner of the Year – L3, Brazil
  • Information Worker Solutions, Data Visualization Partner of the Year – ProModel, United States

More winners can be found on the next page.

  • Information Worker Solutions, Enterprise Content Management and Forms Development Partner of the Year – KnowledgeLake, United States
  • Information Worker Solutions, Enterprise Project Management Partner of the Year – EPM Live, United States
  • Information Worker Solutions, Office Deployment Partner of the Year – Dimension Data, Australia
  • Information Worker Solutions, Office Solutions Development Partner of the Year – CDC Software Corporation, Canada
  • Information Worker Solutions, Portals and Collaboration Partner of the Year – Content and Code, United Kingdom
  • Information Worker Solutions, Search Partner of the Year – GESFOR OSMOS, Peru
  • ISV/Software Solutions Innovation Partner of the Year – Zap, Australia
  • ISV/Software Solutions Partner of the Year – KnowledgeLake, United States
  • Large Account Reseller Partner of the Year – Dimension Data, Australia
  • Learning Solutions Impact Partner of the Year – QA, United Kingdom
  • Learning Solutions Innovative Partner of the Year – Netcampus, South Africa
  • Licensing Solutions, License Delivery Partner of the Year – DAQUAS, Czech Republic
  • Licensing Solutions, Software Asset Management Partner of the Year – Dimension Data, Australia
  • Microsoft Dynamics Distribution Partner of the Year – Young & Partners, Belgium
  • Microsoft Dynamics Financial Services Partner of the Year – Customer Effective, United States
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Partner of the Year – Fullscope, United States
  • Microsoft Dynamics Professional Services Partner of the Year – Client Profiles, United States
  • Microsoft Dynamics Public Sector Partner of the Year – Infoma Software Consulting, Germany
  • Microsoft Dynamics Retail Partner of the Year – Columbus IT, Denmark
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Partner of the Year – Hitachi Consulting, United States
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year – Ascentium, United States
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner of the Year – Cogsdale, Canada
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV Partner of the Year – Sistemas de Gestión, Spain
  • Microsoft Dynamics Point of Sale Partner of the Year – POSitive Technology, United States
  • Microsoft Dynamics SL Partner of the Year – SIS Software, United States
  • Mobility Solutions Business Application Partner of the Year – Client Strategy Group, United States
  • Mobility Solutions Integration Partner of the Year – Ensyst, Australia

More winners can be found on the next page.

  • Mobility Solutions Partner of the Year – Spring Wireless, United States
  • Networking Infrastructure Solutions Partner of the Year – Know Technology, United States
  • Newly Recruited Partner of the Year – AccTech Systems, South Africa
  • Notes Transition Partner of the Year – EMC, United States
  • OEM Hardware Solutions, Device Manufacturing Partner of the Year – Plantronics, United States
  • OEM Hardware Solutions, System Building Partner of the Year – Third Wave Corp., Japan
  • Office Business Application Partner of the Year – OSIsoft, United States
  • Online Services Partner of the Year – PointBridge, United States
  • Public Sector, Education Partner of the Year – Datatel, United States
  • Public Sector, Government Partner of the Year – Spenta Consulting, Spain
  • Public Sector, Health Partner of the Year – iLink Systems, United States
  • Security Solutions, Identity and Secure Access Partner of the Year – Omada, Denmark
  • Security Solutions, Infrastructure Security Partner of the Year – Data#3, Australia
  • Small Business Specialist Partner of the Year – Evolve IT, Australia
  • SOA and Business Process Partner of the Year – Hitachi Consulting UK, formerly known as Edenbrook, UK
  • Software-plus-Services Development Partner of the Year – Mamut, Norway
  • Software-plus-Services Integration Partner of the Year – IDE, Sweden
  • Unified Communications Solutions, IM/Presence Partner of the Year – Enabling Technologies, United States
  • Unified Communications Solutions, Messaging Partner of the Year – Janalent, United States
  • Unified Communications Solutions, Voice Partner of the Year – Intrinsic Technologies, United States

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