Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced the winners and finalists of the Microsoft 2015 Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards celebrate top Microsoft partners that are demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
Award winners and finalists, chosen out of nominations from around the world, will be recognized at the 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference taking place July 12–16, 2015, in Orlando, Fla.
This year, Microsoft recognized partners in 43 categories that celebrate each of the core partner competencies, including cloud technology, public sector, citizenship, sales excellence and many more. More than 2,300 entries were collected from 108 different countries worldwide; the award finalists and winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their commitment to customers, their solution’s market impact and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.
“The 2015 Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists honor our top partners that demonstrate excellence in providing solutions and value to our mutual customers,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft. “This year’s award winners and finalists are among the most innovative our partner ecosystem has to offer. Congratulations to each winner on this incredible achievement.”
ODataStore project, Open Source project on Azure cloud technology, driven by Omega Software, was one of the finalist in the category “Open Source on Azure”. This is recognition that showcases that ODS is future platform for the Open Data delivery, and that data model and application model that its introduces deliver significant value to the smart cities and government efforts to drive openess, transparency and collaboration.
Open Data Store representatives will be in Orlando, USA at the final ceremony where the awards will be introduced.
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