Microsoft Announces 2010 Partner of the Year Awards Finalists and Winners

REDMOND, Wash. — June 23, 2010 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the winners and finalists of its 2010 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. Award winners and finalists were chosen from nominations from around the world. Winners and finalists will be recognized at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2010, the company’s premier annual event for industry partners, July 12–15 in Washington, D.C.

Nearly 3,000 entries were submitted by partners from more than 110 countries; 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.

“Congratulations to the 2010 Partner Award finalists and winners for delivering such creative and superior Microsoft solutions and services,” said Allison Watson, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft. “It’s incredible to see the level of expertise our partners continue to exhibit as they create and deliver innovative solutions and services to grow their businesses, meet customer needs and drive down costs.”

Categories, winners and finalists appear below. A complete list including category descriptions is available at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/wpc.

This year, Microsoft introduced, for the first time, the Microsoft Country Partner of the Year category. This award recognizes partners at the country level that have demonstrated business excellence and strong relationships delivering Microsoft solutions. The full list of Country Partners of the Year can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/wpc.

Business Intelligence Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Slalom Consulting, United States

  • Finalist: GrupoMas, Costa Rica

  • Finalist: 21C, United Kingdom

Citizenship Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Computación Olidata, Chile

  • Finalist: CTTC, Pakistan

  • Finalist: Training Camp, United States

Communications Sector Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Tribold, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: CUBECORE Co. Ltd., Korea

  • Finalist: Techpath LLC, United States

Core Infrastructure Solutions, Desktop Partner of the Year

  • Winner: CMS Consulting Inc., Canada

  • Finalist: Dimension Data, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: ATEA, Denmark

Core Infrastructure Solutions, Identity and Security Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Certified Security Solutions Inc., United States

  • Finalist: Oxford Computer Group, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Edgile Inc., United States

Core Infrastructure Solutions, Server Platform Partner of the Year

  • Winner: ALAN Company, Russia

  • Finalist: Ensynch, United States

  • Finalist: NetApp, United States

Core Infrastructure Solutions, Systems Management Partner of the Year

  • Winner: CDW Corporation, United States

  • Finalist: Dimension Data, Australia

  • Finalist: Veeam Software, United States

Core Infrastructure Solutions, Virtualization Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Avanade UK Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Finalist: CDW Corporation, United States

  • Finalist: NetApp, United States

Custom Development Solutions, Application Infrastructure Development Partner of the Year

  • Winner: daenet, Germany

  • Finalist: Solidsoft Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Bennett Adelson, United States

Custom Development Solutions, Smart Client Development Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Asseco South Eastern Europe, Serbia

  • Finalist: Agito, Slovenia

  • Finalist: Avanade Inc., Australia

Custom Development Solutions, Web Development Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Macaw, Netherlands

  • Finalist: Codify, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Infusion, United States

Data Management Solutions Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Mareigua, Colombia

  • Finalist: Otsuka Corp., Japan

  • Finalist: EXECPLAN, Brazil

Distribution Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Express Data New Zealand Ltd., New Zealand

  • Finalist: Tech Data GmbH & Co. OHG, Germany

  • Finalist: D&H Distributing Co., United States

Enterprise Partners of the Year

  • Winner: Accenture and Avanade, Global

  • Winner: Capgemini Group (Capgemini & Sogeti), Global

  • Winner: Hewlett-Packard, Global

Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Outsourcery®, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Fasthosts Internet Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Fpweb.net, United States

Information Worker Solutions, Collaboration Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Slalom Consulting, United States

  • Finalist: Neudesic LLC, United States

  • Finalist: PTC, United States

Information Worker Solutions, Communications and Collaboration Solution Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Avanade Inc., United States

  • Finalist: Preferred One Stop Technologies Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Aspect, United States

Information Worker Solutions, Enterprise Content Management Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Content and Code, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Concept Interactive Inc., Canada

  • Finalist: KnowledgeLake, United States

Information Worker Solutions, Enterprise Project Management Partner of the Year

  • Winner: UMT Consulting Group, United States

  • Finalist: AccTech Systems Pty Ltd., South Africa

  • Finalist: Pcubed, United States

Information Worker Solutions, Office Business Application Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Diamante Spa, Italy

  • Finalist: Oconics Pty Ltd., Australia

  • Finalist: Invensys Skelta, India

Information Worker Solutions, Search Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Hitachi Consulting, United States

  • Finalist: IT-Dev sp. z o.o, Poland

  • Finalist: B-S-S Business Software Solutions GmbH, Germany

Information Worker Solutions, Visio Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Global 360 Inc., United States

  • Finalist: ProModel, United States

  • Finalist: Visibility.biz, United States

ISV/Software Solutions Innovation Partner of the Year

  • Winner: 1E, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Omnivex Corp., Canada

  • Finalist: AtHoc, United States

ISV/Software Solutions Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Jack Henry & Associates, United States

  • Finalist: MyBiz.net, Malaysia

  • Finalist: NewsGator® Technologies Inc., United States

Large Account Reseller Partner of the Year

  • Winner: CDW Corp., United States

  • Finalist: Brasoftware Informática, Brazil

  • Finalist: SoftwareONE, United States

Learning Solutions Impact Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Academy of Networking Lanit & Microinform, Russia

  • Finalist: Educacion y Tecnologias de Informacion, Colombia

  • Finalist: Torque IT Computer Training, South Africa

Learning Solutions Innovative Partner of the Year

  • Winner: I.T. Intellect Training Solutions, South Africa

  • Finalist: QA Ltd., United Kingdom

Licensing Solutions, License Delivery Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Bytes Software Services, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: SoftwareOne Comércio e Serviços de Informática Ltda, Brazil

  • Finalist: Dell Inc., United States

Microsoft Dynamics Distribution Partner of the Year

  • Winner: HSO Nederland B.V., Netherlands

  • Finalist: AND Project, Russia

  • Finalist: Qurius, Spain

Microsoft Dynamics Financial Services Partner of the Year

  • Winner: VeriPark, Turkey

  • Finalist: Computer Solutions & Software International Inc., United States

  • Finalist: Travi@ta, Belgium

Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Fullscope, United States

  • Finalist: eBECS, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: mcaConnect LLC, United States

Microsoft Dynamics Professional Services Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Client Profiles, United States

  • Finalist: proMX GmbH, Germany

  • Finalist: Computer Generated Solutions Inc., United States

Microsoft Dynamics Public Sector Partner of the Year

  • Winner: CIBER UK, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: CSG Ltd, Australia

  • Finalist: INFOMA® Software Consulting GmbH, Germany

Microsoft Dynamics Retail Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Junction Solutions, United States

  • Finalist: K3 Business Technology Group, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Ignify, United States

Microsoft Dynamics AX Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Eclipse Computing Pty Ltd., Australia

  • Finalist: Fullscope, United States

  • Finalist: I.B.I.S. Inc., United States

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Avanade Inc., United States

  • Finalist: Customer Effective Inc., United States

  • Finalist: Columbus IT Norway, Norway

Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Rock Solid Technologies Inc., Puerto Rico

  • Finalist: InterDyn AKA, United States

  • Finalist: Rose Business Solutions Inc., United States

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Anglia Business Solutions, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Qurius UK Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Pleasant Valley Business Solutions, United States

Microsoft Dynamics Point of Sale Partner of the Year

  • Winner: New West Technologies Inc., United States

  • Finalist: MS POS GmbH, Germany

  • Finalist: Positive Technology.com, United States

Microsoft Dynamics SL Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Queue Associates Inc., United States

  • Finalist: Gonzalez Cortina Glender Y CIA, Mexico

  • Finalist: Synergy Business Solutions Inc, United States

Microsoft Global ISV Cloud Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Cumulux, United States

  • Finalist: Fullarmor Corp., United States

  • Finalist: Intuit Inc, United States

Microsoft Global ISV Consumer Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Intuit Inc., United States

  • Finalist: CEWE COLOR AG & Co. OHG., Germany

Microsoft Global ISV Industry Partner of the Year

  • Winner: PTC, United States

  • Finalist: Temenos, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: OSISoft Inc., United States

Microsoft Global ISV Infrastructure Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Citrix Systems, Inc., United States

  • Finalist: Commvault Systems Inc., United States

  • Finalist: NetApp, United States

Microsoft Global ISV Line of Business Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Kronos, United States

  • Finalist: OSISoft Inc., United States

  • Finalist: TXT e-solutions, Italy

Mobility Solutions Business Application Partner of the Year

  • Winner: CWR Mobility BV, Netherlands

  • Finalist: CDC, Ltd., Russia

  • Finalist: Blink Systems, Brazil

Mobility Solutions Consumer Application Partner of the Year

  • Winner: SPB Software, Russia

  • Finalist: Soti Inc., Canada

  • Finalist: Kabel Sistemas de Informacion, Spain

Mobility Solutions Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Soti Inc., Canada

  • Finalist: CDC, Ltd., Russia

  • Finalist: PocketMobile, Sweden

Notes Transition Partner of the Year

  • Winner: CASAHL Technology Inc., United States

  • Finalist: Binary Tree Inc., United States

  • Finalist: Quest Software Inc., United States

OEM Hardware Solutions, Device Manufacturing Partner of the Year

  • Winner: YukYung Technologies, Ltd., Korea

  • Finalist: Plantronics, United States

  • Finalist: Jabra, United States

OEM Hardware Solutions, System Building Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Casper Bilgisayar Sistemleri A.S., Turkey

  • Finalist: ARLT Computer Produkte GmbH, Germany

  • Finalist: Micro-Star International Co. Ltd., Taiwan

Online Services Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Wortell, Netherlands

  • Finalist: Kyoritsu Computer & Communication Co. Ltd, Japan

  • Finalist: Clearway Technology Partners, United States

Public Sector, Education Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Gestar Tecnologia para Educação, Brazil

  • Finalist: K12 Enterprise, United States

  • Finalist: Agilix Labs Inc., United States

Public Sector, Government Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Infusion, United States

  • Finalist: Jaythom Pty Ltd, Australia

  • Finalist: Axcentro GmbH, Germany

Public Sector, Health Partner of the Year

  • Winner: System C, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Eurodata Systems, United Kingdom

  • Finalist: gloStream, United States

Public Sector, Public Safety & National Security Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Geodan, Netherlands

  • Finalist: MIGESA, Mexico

  • Finalist: E-Sponder LLC, United States

Small Business Specialist Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Harbor Computer Services, United States

  • Finalist: Quadrasystems.net, India

  • Finalist: NCI Technologies, United Kingdom

SOA and Business Process Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Expertime, France

  • Finalist: QLogitek, Canada

  • Finalist: Xterprise Inc., United States

Software Asset Management Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Concorde Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Softwaremanagement.org, Germany

  • Finalist: Business Connexion, South Africa

Software-plus-Services Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Avalara Inc., United States

  • Finalist: Infusion, United States

  • Finalist: Neudesic LLC, United States

Unified Communications Solutions, Instant Messaging/Presence/Conferencing/Voice Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Enabling Technologies Corp., United States

  • Finalist: Ensyst Pty Ltd., Australia

  • Finalist: Eurodata Systems, United Kingdom

Unified Communications Solutions, Messaging Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Janalent, United States

  • Finalist: EMC Corporation, United States

  • Finalist: Enabling Technologies Corp., United States

Windows Azure Platform Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Lokad, France

  • Finalist: Active Web Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Finalist: Cumulux, United States

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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