Microsoft Names Citrix, HP 2005 Partners of the Year
More than 45 companies took laurels in Microsoft's Partner of the Year awards,
held this weekend at the company's Worldwide Partner Conference in Minneapolis,
Microsoft named Citrix Systems ISV Partner of the Year, and Hewlett Packard
garnered Global Enterprise Services and Technology Partner of the Year honors.
Winners were also announced in the partner competency categories, with separate
awards given for technical innovation and sales and marketing. These winners
||Sales and Marketing
||Levi, Ray & Shoup
||Information Management Group
||Solutions Consulting Group
||Magenic Technologies Norcal
|Microsoft Business Solutions
||World Class International
||Computer Institute of the Rockies
Winners were also announced for specializations in some of above competencies,
as well as in two "Special Initiative" categories: Winning Customer
and Customer Experience.
More than 1,800 partners worldwide applied for the awards, Microsoft said.
The nominees were announced last week.
to view the complete list of 2005 winners.
Becky Nagel is the vice president of Web & Digital Strategy for 1105's Converge360 Group, where she oversees the front-end Web team and deals with all aspects of digital projects at the company, including launching and running the group's popular virtual summit and Coffee talk series . She an experienced tech journalist (20 years), and before her current position, was the editorial director of the group's sites. A few years ago she gave a talk at a leading technical publishers conference about how changes in Web browser technology would impact online advertising for publishers. Follow her on twitter @beckynagel.