July 10, 2008
Microsoft Recognizes Outstanding Partner Achievements
HOUSTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2008 in Houston, Microsoft Corp. honored an elite group of Microsoft Dynamics partners for their commitment to customers and success in extending the Microsoft Dynamics platform to drive business advantages in companies worldwide.
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO)"Our partners represent the premier channel in the industry, with a solid commitment to constantly achieving strong performance and delivering exceptional value to customers," said Doug Kennedy, vice president, Microsoft Dynamics Partners. "It's an honor to acknowledge their dedication and success as part of the Microsoft Dynamics partner community."
In recognition, six Microsoft Dynamics partners were presented with the Microsoft partner program awards at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference. More than 190 entries were submitted by partners worldwide; the award winners were selected from a group of finalists based on their dedicated use of Microsoft technologies to provide solutions for their customers' needs. The solutions-based awards and the recipients follow:
-- Microsoft Dynamics AX Partner of the Year: Fullscope -- Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year: i5 -- Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner of the Year: Socius 1 LLC -- Microsoft Dynamics NAV Partner of the Year: Eclipse Computing -- Microsoft Dynamics Point of Sale Solutions Partner of the Year: Elypsis Inc. -- Microsoft Dynamics SL Partner of the Year: Synergy Business Solutions Inc.
In addition, out of thousands of partners, Microsoft honored 11 with the 2008 Microsoft Dynamics Regional Partner of the Year Award. Several key criteria were reviewed in selecting Microsoft Certified Partners for the special recognition, including outstanding sales performance, exemplary technological expertise on Microsoft Dynamics products and services, consistently high customer satisfaction ratings, and feedback from peers and team members. The performance-based awards and the recipients follow:
-- Reseller of the Year for APAC: Eclipse Computing (Aust) Pty Ltd. -- Reseller of the Year for Canada: Second Foundation Consulting Inc. -- Reseller of the Year for EMEA: Ardent Solutions Ltd. -- Reseller of the Year for LATAM: Gonzalez, Cortina, Glender Y Compania SA -- Reseller of the Year for U.S.: Ascentium Corp. -- ISV of the Year for APAC: Zap Technologies -- ISV of the Year for Canada: Diamond Software Inc. -- ISV of the Year for EMEA: SD Diensten NV -- ISV of the Year for U.S.: IndustryBuilt Software Ltd. -- Microsoft Dynamics Outstanding Reseller of the Year: Tribridge -- Microsoft Dynamics Outstanding ISV of the Year: Incadea GmbH
During the recognition ceremony, a select group of Microsoft Dynamics partners were named to the 2008 Inner Circle for Microsoft Dynamics and 2008 President's Club for Microsoft Dynamics.
The Inner Circle recognition is awarded to companies whose sales achievement ranks them at the top echelon of the Microsoft Dynamics global network of value-added reselling partners. Microsoft Dynamics President's Club recognition honors Microsoft Dynamics reselling partners in the top 5 percent of partners within each region whose commitment to customers is reflected in their business performance and high level of sales achievement.
A list of the Inner Circle members can be found online at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/wwpc/docs/InnerCircle.pdf. A list of President's Club members can be found online at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/wwpc/docs/PresidentsClub.pdf.
About the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
The Microsoft 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 https://partner.microsoft.com/US/trainingevents/wwpartnerconference and on the Partner Program home page at https://partner.microsoft.com/.
About Microsoft Dynamics
Microsoft Dynamics is a line of financial, customer relationship and supply chain management solutions that helps businesses work more effectively. Delivered through a network of channel partners providing specialized services, these integrated, adaptable business management solutions work like and with familiar Microsoft software to streamline processes across an entire business.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
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