Cloud Business Recognised as 2012 Microsoft Office 365 Commercial Partner of the Year Award

Cloud Business Recognised as 2012 Microsoft Office 365 Commercial Partner of the Year Award

Guildford, UK June 2012 –  Cloud Business proudly announced it has won the 2012 Microsoft Office 365 Commercial Partner of the Year Award. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in selling and deploying Microsoft Office 365.

“This award recognises the teams hard work in building an outstanding Cloud IT company. Of course it is our customers who have made it all possible and I would like to thank them for their commitment.” – James Butler, CEO, Cloud Business

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide. Cloud Business was recognised for providing outstanding solutions and services in Microsoft Office 365 Commercial.

The Microsoft Office 365 Commercial Partner of the Year Award honours the Microsoft partner that has built a successful cloud practice and shown both innovation and results in delivering solutions to small and midmarket business (SMB) customers based on Microsoft Office 365 (including Microsoft Office SharePoint Online, Microsoft Office Exchange Online, Microsoft Lync Online, and Microsoft Office 2010). The winner excelled in meeting customer demands with scale and momentum.

Key considerations included mainstream and accelerated sales motions and delivery of value-added solutions on top of the Microsoft service to customers; business model attributes, customer references, or case studies showcasing impact with our mutual SMB customers; and whether the partner transformed their business inclusive of multiple Microsoft Office 365 offerings.

“By developing a sales assessment platform called Cloud Profiler, Cloud Business has brought cloud experience into the hands of its partners and increased its impact among small and midsize businesses. As a result, we are proud to recognise Cloud Business as the Microsoft Office 365 Commercial Partner of the Year.” – Kirk Gregersen, general manager, Microsoft Office Division

The Microsoft Partner Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.