Microsoft announces winners and finalists of 2013 Sales Achievement program

REDMOND, Wash. — July  30, 2013 — Microsoft Corp. announced the winners and finalists of the Sales Achievement program at the 2013 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, the company’s annual event for industry partners, July 7–11 in Houston. The inaugural program recognizes global Microsoft partners for achieving exceptional sales results in fiscal year 2013.

“Partners that won this year’s Sales Achievement program have demonstrated extraordinary commitment in transforming their businesses to support customers worldwide with Microsoft technology,” said Chris Atkinson, vice president, Partner Growth & Enablement, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. “As customers’ needs evolved, these partners made the right investments to grow their businesses with Microsoft and are now well-positioned to take advantage of new opportunities in fiscal year 2014 and beyond.”

Categories, winners and finalists appear below.

Enterprise Alliance

Winners: Capgemini and HP
Finalists: Dell, Dimension Data, Tata Consultancy Services

Enterprise ISV

Winner: Sitecore
Finalists: Apriso Corp., Redknee

Cloud Sales Licensing Solution Partner of the Year

Winner: SoftwareONE
Finalists: Atea, Insight Enterprises Inc., Softchoice
Licensing Solution Partner Corporate Accounts Global Partner of the Year

Winner: CDW
Finalists: Atea, Brasoftware, Otsuka

Transformational Licensing Solution Partner of the Year

Winner: Insight Enterprises Inc.
Finalists: Inmeta Crayon, SoftwareONE


Winner: Lenovo
Finalists: ASUS, Dell, IBM
OEM Named

Winner: Tsinghua TongFang
Finalists: MCJ, Positivo, Vostok
Services – ESPG

Winner: Accenture/Avanade
Finalists: Capgemini, PlanB.
Services – Support

Winner: Epicor Software Corp.
Finalists: Greenway Medical Technologies, Uniadex, Wortell

SMB Distributors

Winner: Tech Data
Finalists: ALSO-Actebis, Daiwabo Information Systems, WestCoast

SMSP Solution Integrators

Finalists: Atea, DiData

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 and on the Partner Network home page at

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