|By Business Wire||
|October 9, 2012 03:34 PM EDT||
Today SHI International Corp. announced it has won the Platinum Level Operational Excellence Award at the FY13 Roundtables Conference. The company was chosen out of the North American field of top Microsoft partners for delivering market-leading operational excellence supporting Microsoft technology.
“SHI’s ninth consecutive Microsoft Operational Excellence Award—and eleventh overall—demonstrates the consistency of our success in delivering market-leading technologies,” said Pat Hart, SHI Director of Software Volume Licensing. “We strive every day to increase the efficiency of our systems to support our customers’ volume license agreements. Those efforts have streamlined the procurement process and eliminated hidden costs associated with inaccurate or redundant efforts. We are honored to receive this award and would like to thank our customers and Microsoft for working with us as trusted partners and teammates and making this possible.”
Winners were chosen from a pool of more than 30 entrants in the U.S. and Canada. SHI was recognized for superior operational excellence, meeting or exceeding specific requirements for the number of valid agreements in a variety of categories, as well as the number of on-time and valid order submissions and revenue reconciliation. In addition, Platinum Level winners were able to collaboratively influence performance metrics not completely under their control. Platinum Level winners were able to drive outstanding performance in their organization’s adoption of key initiatives. By meeting these operational criteria, these winners have illustrated their commitment to providing value and superior customer satisfaction.
“Only by aligning our efforts and strengthening our partnerships with outstanding companies like these, is Microsoft able to offer continued quality products and services to our customers,” said Hugh Aitken, general manager of Commercial Operations. “Congratulations to this year’s winners for their commitment to performance excellence.”
The Microsoft Licensing Operational Excellence Awards recognize Microsoft Partners that have developed and delivered operational excellence over the past year.
Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $4 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 1,900 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 18th among Everything Channel's VAR 500 list of North American IT solution providers. For more information, visit http://www.shi.com.