Microsoft Inspire is just around the corner and it is already shaping up to be our best partner conference yet. We are very proud to announce the list of UK partners who have been recognised as the 2017 Microsoft's Partner of the Year Winners and Finalists.
We'd like to take this opportunity to congratulate all UK finalist and winning partners. With special congratulations to CGI UK, who have been chosen as Country Partner of the Year for the UK and to Rackspace and Content & Code as the two finalists.
The Partner of the Year Awards recognise the excellence our partners have demonstrated over the past year, by showcasing them across the globe. We were very impressed with the extremely high quality of all the nominations we received this year, and proud to have so many UK partners recognised. We would like to say a big thank you to every partner that submitted a nomination, your hard-work and commitment to Microsoft has not gone unnoticed, submitting an award nomination is a great opportunity to get global coverage with judges from all corners of the world.
Congratulations to the Winners and Finalists for the 2017 Partners of the Year awards.
CGI UK - UK Country Partner of the Year
CGI UK are a leading Microsoft Partner who've put growth and transformation at the heart of their business, making a big investment in building Azure skills and training over 100 of their senior architects in the last 12 months. CGI are early adopters of the Microsoft strategy and are currently in the process of migrating customers from their datacentre to Azure. They've really leveraged the Microsoft Partner ecosystem, building strategic partnerships that enable them to deliver the best solutions for client innovation. Building IP is key to their transformation and they've recently set a target of generating 30% of their revenue from IP by 2019. They have implemented a full end-to-end data analytics solution built on Microsoft Azure, Advanced Analytics, PowerBI and SQL Server to help their customers drive efficiencies and cost savings. Their long-term commitment to customer obsession has been a key driver of their transformation.
The Consortium - Cloud Productivity
The Consortium comprises of five specialist Microsoft partners, each with enterprise level experience and their own unique IP. The partnership, based in the UK, includes Content and Code, Modality Systems, Inframon, Coeo, and Program Framework. Together, these partners offer end-to-end digital transformation services for Microsoft's Cloud customers, helping them unlock the potential of their technology investments. By working together, the Consortium combines the expertise, flexibility and agility found in specialist partners, while offering clients the breadth of capability more typically found in global SI's. The Consortium meets diverse customer needs by bringing in the right partner(s) to offer follow on services over the lifecycle of the customer. In the 12 months the Consortium has been working together, they've helped countless customers by delivering customized solutions based on specific client needs. Projects range from digital workspaces, Skype for Business and communications, cloud and infrastructure platform, to Power BI & analytics, and project and portfolio management.
|Black Marble||Application Development Award|
|Black Marble||Public Sector: Public Safety and National Security Award|
|Content and Code||UK Country Partner of the Year|
|Content and Code||Customer Experience Award|
|eBECS||Cloud Customer Relationship Management Award|
|Extrinsica Global||Cloud Packaged Solution Award|
|Gap Consulting||Cloud for Global Good - Technology for Good Award|
|Learning Possibilities Limited||Public Sector: Education Award|
|Modality Systems||Communications Award|
|New Signature||Messaging Award|
|QA Limited||Cloud for Global Good - YouthSpark Award|
|Rackspace||UK Country Partner of the Year|
|risual||Public Sector: Government Award|