New Berlin, WI, June 25, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Today, SoftwareONE announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Partner Awards in the Large Account Reseller Partner of the Year award category.
“We are extremely honored to be named a finalist for Microsoft’s 2010 Worldwide Large Account Reseller Partner of the Year Award,” stated Patrick Winter, global CEO. “This accomplishment reflects Microsoft’s ongoing support of SoftwareONE’s business model focused 100% on delivering the full value of proper software licensing and software asset management expertise. This recognition by Microsoft reinforces SoftwareONE’s commitment to the focus of software licensing as a true business competency worldwide.”
Awards will be presented in a number of categories, with winners and finalists chosen from a pool of almost 3,000 entrants worldwide. The Large Account Reseller (LAR) Partner of the Year Award honors partners who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence in the areas of innovation, engagement, and sales performance. This award recognizes SoftwareONE for their best-in-class impact across these three areas on large account customers.
“Congratulations to the 2010 Partner Award finalists for delivering such creative and superior Microsoft solutions and services,” said Allison Watson, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. “It’s incredible to see the level of expertise our partners continue to exhibit as they create and deliver innovative solutions and services to grow their businesses, meet customer needs, and drive down costs.”
Traditionally, Large Account Resellers have driven software licensing procurement as a transactional business, causing the customer to view software licensing as a commodity rather than an asset. For more than 20 years, SoftwareONE has dedicated itself to changing this perception, providing consultative advice and delivering exceptional software licensing solutions across the globe, enabling customers to implement current and future IT initiatives supporting key business objectives.
The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.
In business since 1985, SoftwareONE, The Software Licensing Experts, continues to bring exceptional value to customers across the globe, through strategic software licensing solutions, relevant software asset management programs, and proactive account management. Representing all top software publishers (Adobe, Citrix, Microsoft, Symantec, McAfee, and more), SoftwareONE tailors comprehensive software licensing solution strategies directly to customer needs. Through our VARassist Partner Program, we provide consultative guidance while assisting the partner and customer communities to better connect. From software licensing, project architecture and deployment to ongoing software asset management, our methodology increases channel health while enabling the solid delivery of comprehensive IT solutions to the customer base.