BELLEVUE, Washington, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
BrightStarr today announced it has been named a finalist for the 2016 Microsoft Collaboration and Content Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation based on Microsoft technology for their work with The Hershey Company.
The Collaboration and Content Partner of the Year Award recognizes BrightStarr's SharePoint platform solution, Unily, for its power to increase customers' employee productivity, simplify their access to information and people, maximize their ability to share and use a variety of documents, and enable a more efficient and effective workforce.
"We are grateful to receive this awardfor the second yearin row" said Dan Diefendorf, SVP Unily Platform, BrightStarr. "This year's award, based on our work withTheHershey Company,specifically acknowledgesthe power of the Unily platform and Microsoft technologies to uniteand propel collaboration withinglobal, enterprise organizations."
"With the introduction of SharePoint, Yammer, Skype for Business and now Unily, we have connected people to people, and people to content so we are all able to'work smarter together." said Michael Wetzel, Manager of Business Transformation - Corporate Systems, The Hershey Company.
Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,500 entrants from 119 countries worldwide.
"We are honored to recognizeBrightStarras this year'sfinalist forthe 2016 MicrosoftCollaboration and Contentaward," said Gavriella Schuster, general manager, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. "BrightStarris a prime example of the excellent talent we see in our Microsoft partner community to deliver innovative and transformative solutions to our mutual customers."
The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.
BrightStarr is an award winning Microsoft Gold Partner, specializing in digital solutions for the enterprise including intranets, extranets and websites. With offices in the US, UK, EMEA and South America, the company has a team of dynamic SharePoint consultants, with years of experience in handling enterprise scale projects. Their uniqueness is the blend of both creative and technical skills that when combined deliver truly extraordinary digital experiences with the perfect balance of form and factor.