Microsoft SA 2016 Partner of the Year Awards winners list

Microsoft South Africa announced the winners and finalists of the Microsoft 2016 Partner of the Year Awards during an exclusive event last week at Gallagher Estate. These annual awards celebrate and recognise top Microsoft partners who demonstrate excellence in innovation and show a commitment to excellence when it comes to customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

Microsoft SA 2016 Partner of the Year Awards winners list
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This year, Microsoft SA acknowledged partners in 20 categories, with each of the core partner competencies being covered by a category including cloud and data centre technology and many more. The award finalists and winners were selected on the basis of their commitment to customers, their solution’s impact on the local software market and their exemplary use of Microsoft technologies and solutions.

Coveted accolade


BUI is a notable winner of the coveted MD Partner of the Year. “Digital transformation is changing the face of every industry as companies are utilising systems of intelligence to gain insight, take action and innovate from big data analytics, drive business agility through cloud computing, and transform core business processes by using social channels. BUI is a great example of this transformation in action as they tapped into the needs of the local market to come up with an excellent solution and serve their customers better than their competitors,” said Zoaib Hoosen, MD of Microsoft SA.

Award winners:


• SAM Partner of the Year - Business Connection (BCX)
• SMB Partner of the Year - Dial a Nerd
• Enterprise Mobility Partner of the Year - BUI
• Consumer Distributor Partner of the Year - Prima Interactive
• Cloud Platform Partner of the Year - BUI
• Hosting Partner of the Year - Business Connexion
• Communication & Messaging Partner of the Year - Gijima
• Collaboration Partner of the Year - Intervate
• Distribution Partner of the Year - Axiz Workgroup
• Data Center Partner of the Year - BUI
• Retail Partner of the Year - Digital Planet
• Windows Enterprise Partner of the Year - Dimension Data
• Data Analytics Partner of the Year - Karabina
• ERP Partner of the Year - Immix
• Cloud Productivity Partner of the Year - Karabina
• Learning Partner of the Year - Torque IT
• CRM Partner of the Year - EoH
• Application Development Partner of the Year - Mint
• LSP Partner of the Year - First Technology

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