We are excited to announce the winners of our Managed Partner Awards in the Microsoft U.S. Central Region for July-December 2011. Below you’ll see the categories, descriptions, and winners. Congratulations to all of the companies mentioned below!
Award: Partnering to Succeed Awarded to the Central Region Managed Partner who demonstrates partnership with a LAR, systems integrator, or other strategic partner. This award goes to the partnership that showcases the Microsoft technology stack to win an opportunity and licensing agreement. Winner: RBA Consulting (with KnowledgeLake, K2, and Metalogix) Partner Account Manager – Charlie McCoy
Award: Compete to Win This award recognizes key competitive wins achieved by a partner. Winning Partner must demonstrate a customer win in a compete situation or show displaced existing non- Microsoft Technology in favor of Microsoft technology. Winner: Sparkhound Partner Account Manager - Grant Goodyear
Award: Cloud Power The recipient of this award demonstrates strategic wins in cloud services: Microsoft Online Services customer adds, application development, and private cloud. Customer must have purchased or currently be deploying the technology. Winner: RBA Consulting Partner Account Manager: Kimberly Neu
Award: Customer Loyalty and Satisfaction This award goes to the Central Region Managed Partner that demonstrates outstanding customer loyalty through high customer satisfaction ratings and robust marketing and PR engines. Winner: SWC Technology Partners Partner Account Manager: Tanya Cwiakala
Award: New Enterprise Agreements Large Account Reseller (LAR) This award recognizes the LAR who has demonstrated top performance in specific areas, and has a proven ability and commitment to partner with Microsoft on key revenue and scorecard initiatives. The LAR has also shown its ability to position the value of the Enterprise Agreement. Winner: Software One Partner Account Manager: Ed Citro