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XCentral – Microsoft Australia Partner Awards 2016 Finalist

Flavia Fontana | 2 July 2018

XCentral – Microsoft Australia Partner Awards 2016 Finalist

For the fourth consecutive year, XCentral has been selected as finalist in the Microsoft Australia Partner Awards. This year, XCentral has been selected as finalist in two categories:  Excellence in Managed Service Award and Excellence in Regional Area Customers Award. 

The Microsoft Australia Partner Awards are the pinnacle of achievement for the Microsoft Partner community. They allow Microsoft’s Partners to showcase the amazing things they’ve done with Microsoft technology for their customers through the year.

There are many different categories, from excellence in marketing strategy and execution, to showcasing innovative applications of technology, to demonstrating a significant contribution to the local Australian community.

Each year Microsoft receives hundreds of nominations across 20 different categories. Phil Goldie, Director, Partner Business & Development, announced the finalists on Tuesday, saying: “This year Partners and their award nominations were truly exceptional, demonstrating excellence in business and commitment to deliver cutting-edge products and services built on Microsoft technologies.”

This is the fourth consecutive year XCentral has been selected as a finalist, with the last three years resulting in a win for the business: 2013 and 2014 – Winner ‘Microsoft’s Small Business Partner of the Year’; 2015 –  Winner ‘Excellence in Managed Service’.

Commenting on their selection, Phil Patelis, Managing Director at XCentral said: “This is a great achievement for us: another year where our expertise and achievements have placed us among the best in the Microsoft Partner Community. We’re especially happy with both of this years’ nominations: The ‘Excellence in Managed Service Award’ recognises our continuing commitment to delivering outstanding customer service and exceptional customer experiences; the ‘Excellence in Regional Area Customers Award’ is a new category for us and it’s the first time we’ve entered, so it’s great to be selected as finalist in our first submission. I’m really happy for everyone in the team and I’m super-proud of the work they’ve done on both these landmark projects.”

The MAPA 2016 Winners will be announced at the Welcome Keynote of the 2016 Australia Partner Conference on 5 September 2016.