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Waukesha, WI, United States, 2013/08/06 - Today, SoftwareONE announced it has been selected as the 2013 East and Central Region Partner Award winner during a ceremony at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Houston, Texas - SoftwareONE.com.
“The 2013 Partner Award Winners represent some of the best and brightest our ecosystem has to offer,” said Jack Braman, Vice President, East Region Small and Midmarket Solutions and Partners (SMS&P), Microsoft Corporation. “We applaud our winning partners for their incredible focus, passion, and dedication to solving the most pressing technology challenges facing our mutual customers today.”
SoftwareONE was recognized with the 2013 Microsoft LAR of the Year award in the East and Central Region for the United States. The company 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 East and Central Regions of the United States. The LAR of the Year award recognized SoftwareONE for demonstrating the greatest impact on the SMS&P business in terms of revenue growth, customer satisfaction, and engagement with Microsoft.
“Through a lot of hard work from our frontline sellers and licensing experts to our back office support, we were able to impress Microsoft and fully demonstrate our strong customer focus and dedication to Microsoft technology,” said Cliff Rittel, Regional Vice President at SoftwareONE. “It is our customer centric focus that has allowed us to lead the channel in revenue, customer satisfaction, and effective teamwork.”
Microsoft presents Field Partner Awards in 13 categories, with honorees selected from more than 200 organizations across each region.
“As a dedicated leader, SoftwareONE is incredibly deserving of this award,” said Jack Braman. “SoftwareONE has a proven track record of consistent excellence in its service to commercial customers throughout the United States.”
SoftwareONE was also named Microsoft Partner of the Year finalist in the Volume Licensing category for the United States. Other recent global awards include 2013 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year winner in India, Peru, and Honduras as well as 2013 Microsoft Partner of the Year winner for Cloud Sales.
SoftwareONE (softwareone.com) is a licensing solutions provider with the unique combination of being truly global, fully focused on software licensing and privately-owned since 1985. Our software licensing experts take a consultative approach to helping customers optimize their software spend, while enhancing their relationships with software publishers and local service providers. With year-over-year growth of greater than 40% since 2006, SoftwareONE is the fastest growing Microsoft Large Account Reseller (LAR) in the world, holding other elite sales designations with top software publishers such as Adobe, IBM, VMware, Oracle, Citrix, Symantec, McAfee, and many more. SoftwareONE is globally headquartered in Stans, Switzerland and employs more than 1,300 people in 80 countries. The United States headquarters is located in Waukesha, WI. SoftwareONE’s fiscal year 2012 resulted in revenue of $2.25 Billion, with 2013 projections exceeding $3 billion.