Microsoft Announces 2007 Partner Program Award Finalists

REDMOND, Wash. — June 11, 2007 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the finalists for the 2007 Microsoft® Partner Program Awards. The awards recognize Microsoft Registered, Certified and Gold Certified partners that developed exemplary solutions for their customers during the past year. More than 1,800 entries were submitted by partners worldwide, and finalists were selected based on their dedicated use of Microsoft technologies to provide customer solutions. The winners will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2007, the company’s premier annual partner event taking place July 10–12 in Denver.

“The Partner Program Awards gives Microsoft the distinct pleasure of recognizing Registered, Certified and Gold Certified partners that have demonstrated exceptional levels of innovation and value to customers,” said Allison L. Watson, corporate vice president of the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. “The finalists announced today demonstrate our diverse and talented partner ecosystem that continues to raise the bar in the design and deployment of customer solutions built on Microsoft technologies.”

Microsoft Partner Program Award finalists will be honored in the following categories, each of which represents a particular business practice area or partner business model. One winner will be selected for each category, from the list of finalists below:

Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Active Directory® and Identity Management Partner of the Year

  • Dimension Data, Australia

  • Ensynch Inc., United States

  • Oxford Computer Group Ltd., United Kingdom

Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Exchange Migration and Deployment Partner of the Year

  • Business Systems Group, United Kingdom

  • Data #3 Ltd., Australia

  • Dimension Data, Australia

Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year

  • Independent Consulting Solutions, Bermuda

  • Rackspace Managed Hosting, United States

  • STRATO AG, Germany

  • WebCentral Pty Ltd., Australia

Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Storage Solutions Partner of the Year

  • Brocade, United States

  • EqualLogic Inc., United States

  • PolyServe Inc., United States

Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Systems Management Partner of the Year

  • CMS Consulting Inc., Canada

  • EDS Global, United States

  • Intrinsic Technologies, United States

Business Process and Integration Solutions Partner of the Year

  • Cactus Commerce Inc., Canada

  • EMC Corp., United States

  • Neudesic LLC, United States

Citizenship Partner of the Year

  • Dimension Data, Australia

  • Educacion y Tecnologias de Informacion S.A. ITTALENT, Colombia

  • Satyam Computer Services Ltd., India

Competing to Win Partner of the Year: Database

  • Corporate Software Informatica LTDA (EXECPLAN), Brazil

  • Hyland Software Inc., United States

  • Upside Software Inc., United States

Competing to Win Partner of the Year: Linux/LAMP

  • Concept Interactive Inc., Canada

  • IT Matters Inc., Canada

  • Netsurit, South Africa

Competing to Win Partner of the Year: Search

  • Allin Consulting, United States

  • Inc., Canada

  •, India

Competing to Win Partner of the Year: Security

  • Convergent Computing, United States

  • Dr. MORAWIETZ Consulting & Training GmbH, Germany

  • WM-data, Denmark

Competing to Win Partner of the Year: Web

  • Avansys Infotech, United Arab Emirates

  • i5, South Africa

  • SyncCast, United States

Custom Development Solutions, Application Infrastructure Development Partner of the Year

  • Ementor Danmark A/S, Denmark

  • Getronics (NL) BV, Netherlands

  • Visual Defence Inc., Canada

Custom Development Solutions, Smart Client Development Partner of the Year

  • Company Net Ltd., United Kingdom

  • L3 Informatica LTDA, Brazil

  • Momentum Advanced Solutions, Canada

Custom Development Solutions, Web Development Partner of the Year

  • Capgemini, United States

  • ITWorx, Egypt

  • SoftServe Ltd., Ukraine

Data Management Solutions, Business Intelligence Partner of the Year

  • Edenbrook Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Information Management Group (IMGroup) Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Integrated Services Inc., United States

Data Management Solutions, Database Management Partner of the Year

  • Magenic Technologies Inc., United States

  • Mareigua, Colombia

  • Scalability Experts Inc., United States

Enterprise Alliance Partner of the Year

  • Accenture and Avanade, United States

  • HP, United States

  • Unisys, United States

Global ISV Partner of the Year

  • CA Inc., United States

  • Epicor Software Corp., United States

  • Quest Software Inc., United States

Information Worker Solutions, Enterprise Project Management Partner of the Year

  • Bright Partners, Portugal

  • Pcubed and FK&A, United States

  • Technology Associates International, United Kingdom

Information Worker Solutions, Messaging and Collaboration Partner of the Year

  • Convergence Communications, United States

  • EMC Corp., United States

  • Hitachi Consulting, United States

Information Worker Solutions, Office Smart Client Development Partner of the Year

  • Fischer & Kerrn, Denmark

  • Spanish Point Technologies Ltd., Ireland

  • triomis GmbH, Germany

Information Worker Solutions, Office Systems Desktop Deployment Partner of the Year

  • Compugen Richmond Hill, Canada

  • Dimension Data, Australia

  • Kyoritsu Computer & Communication Company Ltd., Japan

Information Worker Solutions, Portals and Enterprise Content Management Partner of the Year

  • i5, South Africa

  • Ideaca Ltd., Canada

  • PointBridge, United States

ISV/Software Solutions Partner of the Year

  • ICONICS, United States

  • Mamut ASA, Norway

  • Workshare USA, United States

ISV/Software Solutions, Innovation Partner of the Year

  • Digipede Technologies LLC, United States

  • Fractal Edge Inc., United States

  • Tecnologia de Gerencia Comercial S/A, Brazil

Learning Solutions Partner of the Year

  • Avantus Training Pte Ltd., Singapore

  • NetCom Information Technology Inc., United States

  • NETRON, Turkey

Licensing Solutions, License Delivery Partner of the Year

  • Bytes Technology Group, United Kingdom

  • DATALOG Software AG, Germany

  • SoftwareONE, United States

Licensing Solutions, Software Asset Management Partner of the Year

  • Bytes Technology Group, United Kingdom

  • Data #3 Ltd., Australia

  • Teksys Ltd., United Kingdom

Microsoft Dynamics™ AX Partner of the Year

  • Eclipse Computing Pty Ltd., Australia

  • Fullscope, United States

  • Iteration2, United States

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year

  • Aspective Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Avanade, United States

  • Inetium Inc., United States

Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner of the Year

  • Interactive Business Information Systems Inc., United States

  • InterDyn AKA, United States

  • The Resource Group, United States

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Partner of the Year

  • Anglia Business Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom

  • Infoma Software Consulting GmbH, Germany

  • Pebblestone, Netherlands

Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System Partner of the Year

  • Davidson-Richards – RMSynergy, United Kingdom

  • New West Technologies Inc., United States

  • POSitive, United States

Microsoft Dynamics SL Partner of the Year

  • SBS Group, United States

  • Strategic Information Solutions, United States

  • Synergy Business Solutions Inc., United States

Mobility Solutions Partner of the Year

  • Odyssey Software Inc., United States

  • SAT Corp., United States

  • Ubitexx GmbH, Germany

Networking Infrastructure Solutions Partner of the Year

  • Netsurit, South Africa

  •, India

  • Space Age Technologies, South Africa

OEM Hardware Solutions, Device Manufacturing Partner of the Year

  • Motorola Inc., United States

  • Teneros Inc., United States

OEM Hardware Solutions, System Building Partner of the Year

  • Bavely Computer Systems, Egypt

  • Fujitsu Siemens Computers GmbH, Germany

  • Third Wave Corp., Japan

Security Solutions, Infrastructure Security Partner of the Year

  • BUI Pty Ltd., South Africa

  • Certified Security Solutions Inc., United States

  • Eurodata Systems plc, United Kingdom

Security Solutions, Security Management Partner of the Year

  • Otsuka Corp., Japan

  • Vision Software SA, Colombia

Small Business Specialist Partner of the Year

  • Endeavor Technologies, United States

  • Integrated Business Intelligence Corp., Canada

  • TECHGYAN, India

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