Expertise and innovation wins Data#3 the Microsoft Australia Core Infrastructure Desktop Partner of the Year

On Thursday 2 September, Data#3 was recognised as a national leader in the provision of enterprise ready Microsoft desktop solutions, migrating customers to Windows 7 and supporting them to realise the business benefits of such a program.  Microsoft awarded Data#3 with the prestigious 2010 Microsoft Australia Core Infrastructure Desktop Partner of the Year award (MAPA), at the annual Microsoft Australia Partner Conference, held on the Gold Coast.

With a focus on improving enterprise workforce effectiveness, Data#3 was awarded the Windows 7 desktop infrastructure solution. In 2009, Data#3 was one of the first organisations in Australia to successfully deploy a business-wide national, internal Windows 7 migration to over 500 users across five locations.

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“Over the next two years, we expect to deliver Windows 7 desktop solutions to over 200,000 users, increasing customer business productivity. What makes our solution so unique is our project management methodology, our comprehensive suite of customised tools that fast-track adoption and deployment for customers, the investment in our people, and the best Microsoft Systems Centre team in the country,” said John Grant, Managing Director of Data#3.

“This award is a testament to the expertise, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit demonstrated by Data#3.

They deliver cost-effective, optimised desktop infrastructure solutions that enable tangible business value for customers. We offer our wholehearted congratulations for a well-deserved win,” said Microsoft’s, Paul Voges, Small and Mid-size Solutions and Partner Director.

“One of the key elements that has led to our success, was the learning’s from our own commitment to early deployment internally that our customers have been able to leverage,” said John Grant.

Data#3 is a Microsoft global award winning partner with a long history of success with awards across Software and Infrastructure Solutions throughout 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and now 2010.

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