August 26, 2011; Brisbane, Australia: Today, Data#3 announced it has scooped three awards at Microsoft’s annual Australian Partner Conference, attended by more than 1000 Australian and NZ partners. Data#3 was recognised as Server Platform Partner of the Year, Desktop Partner of the Year and Large Account Reseller of the Year. The awards were presented by Pip Marlow, Microsoft Australia Managing Director.
“The awards are particularly gratifying as they reflect the major areas of investment for us this year. The LAR award cements our position as the number one software licensing solution provider in the country while the desktop award recognises Data#3’s dominance in providing and managing desktop for Australian organisations. Last but not least the server and platform award parallels our investment in offering a range of Cloud Solutions, including private and Data#3’s own Trusted Cloud, that provides customers a variety of options in how they purchase and use technology,” said Laurence Baynham, Data#3 Group General Manager.
“Many of our customers are reassessing the way they consume technology, with Data#3’s trusted cloud and private cloud options increasing in appeal. Data#3’s recognised capability in Microsoft’s technologies is instrumental in our ability to offer such freedom of choice,” Baynham continued.
“We applaud the unique perspective and creativity Data#3 brings to solving customer business and technology challenges. Our strong partnership along with their commitment to customers plays an essential role in our mutual, long-term success.” said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp.
“Winning the three awards reflects the unrivalled flexibility and choice of solutions Data#3 can offer customers. Whether they are seeking the most effective licencing option or expertise in integration and management, we can offer an outcome that extracts maximum value and business advantage from Microsoft’s software portfolio,” commented Baynham.
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