REDMOND, Wash. — May 27, 2014 — On Tuesday, Microsoft Corp. announced the winners and finalists of the 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards celebrate top Microsoft partners that are solving customer challenges with creative technology solutions. Award winners and finalists, chosen from nominations from around the world, will be recognised at the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, taking place July 13–17, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

This year, there are 46 awards that celebrate each of the core partner competencies, including cloud technology; Windows 8, Office and SharePoint applications; public sector; citizenship; sales excellence; and many more. More than 2,800 entries were collected from more than 117 countries; the award finalists and winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their commitment to customers, their solutions’ market impact and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.

Congratulations to all the Australian Partners who achieved either a Finalist or Winner in this years program

WINNERS:

Cloud Partner of the Year — Excellence

  • Winner: Ensyst

Country Partner of the Year — AUSTRALIA

  • Winner: Ensyst

Cloud Partner of the Year — Small and Medium Business

  • Winner: Object Consulting

Application Integration Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Breeze

Alliance ISV Partner of the Year

  • Winner: Sitecore

FINALISTS:

Cloud Partner of the Year — Packaged Solutions

  • Finalist: NEC Australia

Server Platform Partner of the Year

  • Finalist: XCentral

Small Business Partner of the Year

  • Finalist: XCentral

Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Partner of the Year

  • Finalist: Hands-on Systems

Devices and Deployment Partner of the Year

  • Finalist: Data#3 Limited
  • Finalist: Fujitsu Ltd.

Learning Partner of the Year

  • Finalist: DDLS

Identity and Security (Access) Partner of the Year

  • Finalist: Kloud

Volume Licensing Partner of the Year

  • Finalist: Insight

A complete list is available at http://www.digitalwpc.com/Awards/Pages/Home.aspx.