REDMOND, Wash., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced the winners and finalists of the Microsoft 2017 Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards recognize top Microsoft partners demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Award winners and finalists from around the world will be recognized at Microsoft Inspire taking place July 9–13, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
This year, Microsoft acknowledged partners in 34 categories celebrating each of the core partner competencies, including cloud technology, public sector, Microsoft Philanthropies and many more. The award finalists and winners were selected from more than 2,800 nominations collected from 115 countries worldwide based on their commitment to customers, their solution's impact on the market and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.
"The 2017 Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists represent the most valued and innovative solutions within our partner community," said Ron Huddleston corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft. "It's an honor to recognize our top partners providing their expertise and solutions to solve complex business challenges. Congratulations to each winner and finalist on this tremendous achievement."
Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions Partner of the Year
Finalist: Onex Group
Windows and Devices Deployment Partner of the Year
Finalist: Dimension Data
Finalist: itnetX AG
About Microsoft Inspire
Microsoft Inspire 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, Microsoft Inspire 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/inspire.
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