|By Business Wire||
|September 20, 2012 09:03 AM EDT||
Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT), a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, announced today that its Australia operating segment has won the Microsoft Australia Partner Awards 2012 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award (MAPA) for Large Account Reseller (LAR). Insight was chosen out of a field of top Microsoft Partners for delivering market-leading customer solutions built on the Microsoft platform.
“I’m extremely excited that we’ve been awarded the Australian Large Account Reseller Partner of the Year at the Microsoft Australian Partner event,” said Andrea Della Mattea, senior vice president, Insight Asia Pacific. “This award recognizes sales and operational excellence and confirms our strategy of investing in our core business of software licensing and continuing our expansion into solutions for the world’s leading software publishers.”
Awards were presented in 24 categories, and Insight was recognized for superior technology and innovation in providing solutions to large organizations. The LAR Partner of the Year Award recognizes partners who have delivered exemplary solutions using Microsoft technologies to address customer business needs and challenges.
In July of this year, Insight Enterprises was also recognized at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference as the Desktop Partner of the Year. This award recognized Insight for providing outstanding solutions and services in desktop lifecycle management and optimized deployment.
Insight and Microsoft have been partners for over 20 years, with Insight transacting the very first Microsoft Enterprise Agreement. The longevity and depth of our relationship built over so many years offers the assurance to customers that Insight has developed the knowledge, skills and commitment to help implement technology solutions that match their bespoke business needs.
“Congratulations to Insight for being awarded LAR Partner of the Year,” said Pip Marlow, Managing Director, Microsoft Australia. “Microsoft Partners have always been the heartbeat of the company and we are always impressed with the spirit demonstrated at these awards. Given the many exciting product launches we have on the horizon, it’s great to see partners like Insight demonstrating significant customer impact by developing and delivering innovation solutions that help customers drive their businesses forward.”
The MAPA recognizes Microsoft Partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the last year.
Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions to business and government clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Insight is focused on helping organizations move technology goals forward in the areas of Cloud, Virtualization, Data Center, Unified Communication & Collaboration, Networking & Security, Data Protection, Mobility & Point of Sale, and Office Productivity. With approximately 5,300 teammates worldwide, Insight is ranked No. 460 on the 2012 Fortune 500 and generated sales of $5.3 billion for the year ended December 31, 2011. For more information, please call 1.800.INSIGHT (1.800.467.4448) in the United States or visit www.insight.com.