Microsoft announces 2016 Partner of the Year winners and finalists. Partners recognised for outstanding solutions built on Microsoft technology. EDU365 Group are nominated Finalists for the Public Sector: Education Award and also for the Cloud Packaged Solution Award in addition to winning Country Partner of the Year for its group headquarters in The Cayman Islands.
REDMOND, Wash. — May 31, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced the winners and finalists of the Microsoft 2016 Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards recognize top Microsoft partners demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Award winners and finalists from around the world will be recognized at the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference taking place July 10–14, 2016, in Toronto, Canada.
This year, Microsoft acknowledged partners in 37 categories celebrating each of the core partner competencies, including cloud technology, public sector, citizenship and many more. The award finalists and winners were selected from more than 2,500 nominations collected from 119 different countries worldwide based on their commitment to customers, their solution's impact on the market and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.
"The 2016 Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists represent the most innovative and transformative work being done across our partner community," said Gavriella Schuster, general manager, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft. "It is important to recognize and celebrate the value and opportunity these solutions create for our mutual customers. Congratulations to all of this year's winners and finalists on this tremendous achievement."