We are delighted to announce the list of UK partners who have been recognised for the 2019 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards.

The Partner of the Year Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year. It acknowledges the successes and innovations in partner competencies, cloud technology, and entrepreneurial spirit by showcasing them across the globe, and celebrating them at Microsoft Inspire.

There were 2,900 entrants from 115 countries, and it makes us proud to see many UK partners have been recognised.

Thank you to every partner that submitted a nomination. Your hard work and commitment to Microsoft hasn’t gone unnoticed. In fact, just submitting your award nomination creates an amazing opportunity to get global coverage from our judges.

Special congratulations go to New Signature, our UK Country Partner of the Year.

There was strong competition in this category from UK shortlisted partners BJSS and Altius Consulting. But New Signature was recognised for it’s effective engagement with its local Microsoft office while demonstrating innovation and business impact, driving customer satisfaction, and winning new customers.

With a focus on delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges, New Signature’s vision is to empower our customers, colleagues, and communities to achieve their potential.

This powerful vision has helped the business achieve record growth this year across both its Modern Workplace and Intelligent Cloud practices, generating triple-digit growth in Azure-consumed revenue year-on-year.

The New Signature team continue to act as an inspiration, helping to transform the partner ecosystem by building strong partner-to-partner relationships with both local and global ISVs.

The business has cultivated a diverse and inclusive environment for both its employees and the broader industry, engaging with key influencers across the industry to adopt best practices. Key to this strategy is New Signature’s ongoing investment in skills and competencies, focusing on apprenticeships as well as technical and non-technical staff, with an impressive 14 Microsoft competencies.

“We are honoured to recognise New Signature of the UK as a Microsoft Country Partner of the Year,” said Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. New Signature has distinguished itself as an exemplary partner, demonstrating remarkable expertise and innovation to help customers achieve more.”

A major focus for New Signature this year has been encouraging and cultivating diversity and inclusion. They have been heavily involved in supporting the Women in Technology network and will continue to support its powerful goals for women in tech.

The company’s vast array of success stories shows the trust and value that customers place in the New Signature team to drive digital innovation and generate positive business outcomes. Along with that, New Signature’s core values of diversity and inclusion, their ongoing investment in skills, and their outstanding efforts in forging strong partner-to-partner relationships align perfectly with Microsoft’s shared values.

Congratulations on becoming our 2019 UK Country Partner of the Year!

Congratulations to our Global Award Winners from the UK winners:

 

Cooper Parry Dynamics 365 for Business Central Award

 

Hitachi Solutions Government Partner of the Year

 

Phoenix Software Modern Workplace Transformation Partner of the Year

 

Arkadin Intelligent Communications Partner of the Year

 

Arrow ECS Indirect Provider Partner of the Year

 

Finastra Alliance Global ISV Partner of the Year

 

We’d also like to congratulate our 2019 Microsoft Partner of the Year finalists:

BJSSFinalist – UK Country Partner of the Year

Altius ConsultingFinalist – UK Country Partner of the Year

Mercury xRM LimitedFinalist – PowerApps Partner of the Year

Content and CodeFinalist – Modern Workplace Transformation Partner of the Year

Content and CodeFinalist – Customer Experience Partner of the Year

Sol-Tec LtdFinalist – Azure Influencer Partner of the Year

QAFinalist – Learning Partner of the Year

KPMGFinalist – UK Diversity and Inclusion Changemaker Partner of the Year

SAGlobalFinalist – Media & Communications Partner of the Year

FinastraFinalist – Financial Services Partner of the Year

eBECSFinalist – Dynamics 365 for Talent Partner of the Year

Held in Las Vegas, between 14-18th July, Microsoft Inspire is coming closer each day. Join us, alongside our winners, finalists, and other fantastic partners from the UK and around the world, where we all inspire each other to achieve more, together. Register now.