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Microsoft 'Partner of the Year' Winners Announced

Microsoft on Monday published its list of Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists for 2012. The awards will be handed out next month at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto. The awards this year cover 74 categories. In all, 68 companies won worldwide category awards. Leading the multiple-award-winning companies was Capgemini, which took three awards counting two by its wholly-owned subsidiary Sogeti. Double-award winners were Accenture/Avanade, New Signature, SoftwareONE and Wortell. The list of winners is posted below. Lists that include finalists and country award winners can be found on Microsoft's site.

Alliance ISV Industry Partner of the Year: OpenText

Alliance Advanced Infrastructure Partner of the Year: Citrix

Alliance Application Platform Partner of the Year: Accenture/Avanade

Alliance Cloud Innovation Partner of the Year: Sogeti

Application Integration Partner of the Year: Breeze Training and Consultancy

Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year: Invit

Authorized Distributor Partner of the Year: ETC

BizSpark Partner of the Year: Soluto

Business Intelligence Partner of the Year: Fusionex

Citizenship Humanitarian Response Partner of the Year: NV Interactive

Citizenship Innovative Nonprofit (NGO) Capacity Building Partner of the Year: Olidata

Citizenship Opportunities for Youth Partner of the Year: New Signature

Communications Market Acceleration Partner of the Year: Hewlett-Packard

Communications Technology Partner of the Year: Avtex

Content Management Partner of the Year: Concurrency Inc.

Corporate Account Virtualization Data Center Services Partner of the Year: Infront Consulting Group

Corporate Accounts LAR Partner of the Year: SoftwareONE

Data Platform Partner of the Year: Systemgroup Consulting Inc.

Desktop Partner of the Year: Insight Enterprises Inc.

Digital Marketing Partner of the Year: Telligent

Exceptional Sales Management Partner of the Year: Quadra Systems

Hosting Partner of the Year: Rackspace Hosting

Identity and Security Partner of the Year: Itergy

Innovative Customer Advocacy Partner of the Year: Mimecast

ISV/Software Solutions Industry Partner of the Year: Numerix

Learning Competency Marketing Excellence Partner of the Year: DDLS

Learning Competency Training Solution Excellence Partner of the Year: Quickstart Intelligence

Messaging Partner of the Year: Dimension Data

Microsoft Cloud Partner of the Year: Infusion

Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Business Excellence Partner of the Year: Zero2Ten

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year: PowerObjects

Microsoft Dynamics Distribution Industry Partner of the Year: Blue Horseshoe

Microsoft Dynamics ERP Partner of the Year: INFOMA Software Consulting GmbH

Microsoft Dynamics Financial Services Industry Partner of the Year: Traviata

Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Industry Partner of the Year: Edgewater Fullscope Inc.

Microsoft Dynamics Marketplace Solution Excellence Partner of the Year: ClickDimensions

Microsoft Dynamics Professional Services Industry Partner of the Year: Systems Advisors Group

Microsoft Dynamics Public Sector Partner of the Year: Rock Solid Technologies

Microsoft Dynamics Retail Industry Partner of the Year: Ignify Inc.

Management and Virtualization Partner of the Year: Veeam Software

Microsoft Office 365 Commercial Partner of the Year: Cloud Business

Microsoft Office 365 Innovation Partner of the Year: Wortell

Microsoft Office 365 Solution Partner of the Year: Slalom Consulting

Microsoft Services Outstanding Collaboration Partner of the Year: Capgemini

Microsoft Support Partner of the Year: Wortell

Mid-Market Solution Provider Partner of the Year: Quadra Systems

Mobility Business-to-Business Application Partner of the Year: FOXit

Mobility Business-to-Consumer Application Partner of the Year: Sequence Collective

Mobility Partner of the Year: Accenture/Avanade

OEM Hardware Reseller Partner of the Year: Micro Center

OEM Hardware System Building Partner of the Year: Wortmann AG

Outstanding Sales Operations Partner of the Year: Softchoice Corp.

Portals and Collaboration Partner of the Year: Foundation SP

Private Cloud Partner of the Year: NetApp

Project and Portfolio Management Partner of the Year: SharkPro Software

Public Sector, Education Partner of the Year: Dell Inc.

Public Sector, Government Partner of the Year: IEG4

Public Sector, Health Partner of the Year: Ascribe

Public Sector, Public Safety and National Security Partner of the Year: iLink Systems

Sales Specialist of the Year: Glenn Williams from Intellinet

Search Partner of the Year: EMC Corp.

Server Platform Partner of the Year: CDW

Small Business Specialist Partner of the Year: eMazzanti Technologies

Software Asset Management Partner of the Year: Specialist Software Services

Software Asset Management Market Acceleration Partner of the Year: Chengdu Time Carnival Software Technology | (Chengdu Shi Dai Jia Hua)

Software Development Partner of the Year: Readify

Sustainability Partner of the Year: Iconics Inc.

Systems Management Partner of the Year: Catapult Systems

Visio Partner of the Year: Process4Biz

Volume Licensing Partner of the Year: SoftwareONE Brazil

Web Development Partner of the Year: NV Interactive

Windows Azure ISV Partner of the Year: Jack Henry & Associates Inc.

Windows Azure SI Partner of the Year: Sogeti

Windows Intune Partner of the Year: New Signature

Posted by Scott Bekker on June 25, 2012 at 11:58 AM