New York, NY – July 28, 2011 – Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) proudly announced the 2011 East Region Partner Award winners during a ceremony at Worldwide Partner Conference in Los Angeles, CA. “The Field Partner Awards Program gives Microsoft the opportunity to recognize its top regional partners at a global event. It acknowledges the extraordinary contributions of Microsoft partners serving small, mid-market and enterprise commercial customers throughout the past fiscal year,” said Jack Braman, Vice President-East Region, Small and Mid-market Solutions and Partners (SMS&P) for Microsoft. IPM was recognized with the 2011 Microsoft Sales Excellence Award. The company was honored among the top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
“Gaining this level of recognition from Microsoft is an incredible honor,” said Myron Bari, President and CEO for IPM. “Over the last 12-18 months, we have significantly invested in building a solid Microsoft practice that enhances our portfolio and strengthens our market position. This award is a testament to the hard work of our team and commitment to delivering the best possible solutions to our clients”.
Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners and finalists chosen from a set of more than 200 organizations across the Northeast region. The Sales Excellence Award was presented to IPM because of the firm’s superior performance in revenue attainment, opportunity identification, innovation and proven ability to clearly deliver Microsoft Cloud solutions.
“We are pleased to present IPM with this award,” said Braman. “IPM is seen as a leader in the Northeast in the area of sales excellence. They show a strong commitment to commercial customers throughout the geography.”
IPM is a New York City based IT consulting firm recognized as the go-to partner for assessment, design and implementation of leading edge technologies. The firm’s on-staff, certified professionals, have proven expertise in Windows 7 deployments, virtual desktop implementations, infrastructure solutions and on/off premise cloud design and migrations across both mid-market and enterprise organizations. IPM is the longest standing Citrix Platinum Partner in the Northeast and also maintains Microsoft Gold, EMC Velocity, VMware Premier, AppSense Gold, Wyse Premier and Akamai Premier partnerships. IPM is also a founding member of the M7 Global Partners – named 2011 Microsoft Virtualization Partner of the Year.