RBA Recognized by Microsoft as 2012 Partner of the Year

Jul 17, 2012, 11:37 ET from RBA, Inc.

MINNEAPOLIS, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RBA is pleased to announce that it has been named Microsoft's 2012 Partner of the Year. Last week, Microsoft proudly announced the 2012 Partner of the Year Awards during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto, Canada. RBA was awarded the Partner of Year for the North Central region which covers the upper Midwest including Minneapolis, RBA's headquarters. 

"The global stage at WPC is ideally suited for recognizing this outstanding caliber of partners with Microsoft's 2012 Field Partner Awards," said Efrem Stringfellow, Microsoft's Vice President of Corporate Accounts in the Central Region.  "These partners have served their customers with such incredible focus, passion and ingenuity this past fiscal year that we want to share how extraordinary they are."

RBA was honored among the top Microsoft partners for providing outstanding solutions and services based upon Microsoft technologies, as well as fostering superior customer engagement in the United States Central Region. The Partner of the Year Award recognizes a 'stand out' Area partner who has exhibited outstanding accomplishments during the fiscal year with regard to revenue growth, customer satisfaction, marketing ROI and innovation. RBA exceeded Microsoft's scorecard metrics and has received numerous awards for its successful engagements with clients and Microsoft over its most recent fiscal year.

"We are honored to have received this award and are grateful for the continued support we have received from Microsoft," stated Mike Reinhart, RBA President and COO. "This achievement validates our ongoing partnership with Microsoft and further strengthens the role we play as a systems integrator of Microsoft solutions for business."

"As a dedicated leader in Central Region, RBA is incredibly deserving of this award," said Efrem Stringfellow. "RBA has a proven track record of consistent excellence in its service to commercial customers throughout the Central Region."

About RBA, Inc.
RBA is an award-winning, nationally-recognized Microsoft Partner and Microsoft National Systems Integrator with offices in Minneapolis, Dallas and Denver. With the technical, industry and problem-solving expertise of full-time consultants and developers, RBA provides solutions that empower employees, streamline business operations, increase revenue and improve customer satisfaction. Through application development, cloud computing, portals and collaboration, infrastructure, business intelligence, data management and digital marketing solutions, RBA serves clients from mid-market to enterprise. Consistently named a Best Place to Work, RBA's entrepreneurial spirit combined with its challenging and rewarding employment experience attract the industry's top thought leaders and technical talent. For more information, visit www.rbaconsulting.com.

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