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Hitachi Solutions, Ingram Micro Among Microsoft Partner of the Year Award Winners

Microsoft partners are transforming to address evolving customer needs.

Edward Gately

June 28, 2023

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Hitachi Solutions, Accenture-Avanade, HashiCorp and Ingram Micro are among winners of the 2023 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards.

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Microsoft’s Nicole Dezen

Nicole Dezen, Microsoft‘s chief partner officer and corporate vice president of global partner solutions, said over the past year Microsoft’s global and diverse partner ecosystem has supported customers in their digital transformation with Microsoft Cloud applications, services, devices and artificial intelligence (AI) innovation.

“Across the cloud and edge, you have delivered unmatched value and helped organizations grow, run and manage their businesses in new ways,” she said. “The stories recognized with these awards are a showcase of your success in creating innovative solutions for our customers on the Microsoft Cloud.”

Microsoft partners are transforming to address evolving customer needs, responding to their increased demand for the cloud, and delivering IP and services that enable innovation, productivity and customer success, Dezen said.

“Along the way, we have seen partners adapt to the opportunities presented by new technology — from innovative uses of AI in every industry, to solutions enabling industries to operate more sustainably — to drive global impact,” she said. “Through the strength of our collaboration, our partner community and track record of success has continued to grow.”

Microsoft received more than 4,200 nominations across 106 countries/regions for the Partner of the Year awards, Dezen said.

“Congratulations to this year’s winners and finalists, and to all our partners who have demonstrated innovation, commitment to their customers, and consistent delivery of meaningful, accessible, inclusive and sustainable solutions around the globe,” she said.

Click here for a list of all winners and finalists globally.

U.S. Microsoft Partner of the Year Award Winners

The U.S. winners include:

Azure

  • Analytics — Motifworks, an AccionLabs company

  • Cloud-native app development — EY

  • IoT — PTC

  • Migration to Azure — Neudesic

  • Mixed reality — Case Western Reserve University

  • OSS on Azure — HashiCorp

Business Application

  • Business intelligence — 3Cloud

  • Dynamics 365 sales and marketing — Accenture-Avanade

  • Dynamics 365 services — Hitachi Solutions

  • Dynamics 365 supply chain — Hitachi Solutions

  • Intelligent automation — Cognizant

  • Low-code application development — Accenture-Avanade

Business Transformation

  • Advisory services — EY

  • Commercial marketplace — Elastic

  • Customer experience — Accenture-Avanade

  • Global ISV — Johnson Controls

  • Global SI (GSI) — Accenture-Avanade

  • Indirect provider — Ingram Micro

  • Microsoft for startups — Aisera

  • Operational excellence — TD Synnex

  • Solution assessments — Insight Enterprises

Industry

  • Automotive, mobility and transportation — Accenture-Avanade

  • Defense and intelligence — KPMG

  • Energy and resources — Schlumberger Limited

  • Government — PwC

  • Industrials and manufacturing — PTC

  • Retail and consumer goods — Blue Yonder

Modern Work

  • Apps and solutions for Microsoft Teams — ServiceNow

  • Converged communications — Continuant

  • Device — Dell Marketing

  • FastTrack Ready — Dell EMC

  • Project and portfolio management — Innovative-e

Security

  • Compliance — Epiq

  • Security — BDO Digital

Social Impact

  • Sustainability changemaker — EY

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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