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AvePoint Wins 2023 Global ISV Microsoft Japan Partner of the Year and Recognized as a Finalist in the Global Apps and Solutions for Teams Category

Today, AvePoint adds to its growing list of accolades from Microsoft, a testament to our over 20-year partnership designed to help customers and partners maximize the value of, protect, and optimize their Microsoft investments. For the second consecutive year, AvePoint has been named the 2023 Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Microsoft Partner of the Year Award in Japan, and we’ve also been named a finalist in the Global Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards for the Apps and Solutions for Teams category.

Continued Excellence in Japan

Microsoft Japan Partner of the Year 2023 award Our achievement of Global ISV for Microsoft Japan Partner of the Year is part of their regional award series which recognizes globally managed ISVs who demonstrate a customer-focused approach and high performance through deep collaboration with Microsoft on a global scale. We are the first to win the Global ISV for Microsoft Japan Partner of the Year award two years in a row.

In partnership with Microsoft Japan, AvePoint is accelerating digitization and powering secure collaboration across Microsoft 365. From migrating data to Microsoft cloud environments to data management, governance and backup, the AvePoint Confidence Platform provides comprehensive solutions to evolving enterprise IT challenges.

Satoshi Asano, Managing Executive Officer, Global Partner Solutions at Microsoft said, “we would like to express our sincere gratitude for promoting Japan business with Microsoft on a daily basis. In recognition of AvePoint Japan’s outstanding achievements, we are pleased to present them with the Microsoft Japan Partner of the Year 2023 Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Award.”

Global Recognition for Apps & Solutions for Microsoft Teams

AVPT MSFT POY LIFB 1 As a finalist in the 2023 Global Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards, Apps and Solutions for Teams category, AvePoint was honored among a global field of top partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Honorees were chosen from over 4,000 applications across more than 100 countries.

“Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2023 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards,” said Nicole Dezen, Chief Partner Officer and Corporate Vice President of Global Partner Solutions at Microsoft. “The innovative new solutions and services that positively impact customers and enable digital transformation from this year’s winners demonstrate the best of what’s possible with the Microsoft Cloud.”

In the Apps and Solutions for Teams award, AvePoint was recognized for MyHub, our Cloud Governance app that automatically enforces unique business policies when users create new digital workspaces within Microsoft Teams. With MyHub, AvePoint has helped global law firm DLA Piper, which serves over half of the Fortune 250, introduce Microsoft Teams to its 2,735 colleagues to amplify their productivity. Additionally, we helped the Major Transport Initiative Authority in Australia reduce the time it took to create a new workspace by 75%, accelerating adoption and improving their citizen experience within Microsoft Teams.

Evolving our Partnership with New Innovation

In addition to these accolades, Microsoft and AvePoint continue to innovate together, powering the future of digital collaboration security. Recently, AvePoint was named a Microsoft Syntex repository services launch partner, making us one of the first to market with a solution built on Microsoft Syntex repository services, enhancing our ability to help organizations secure critical data and streamline IT operations. Now, AvePoint Confide lets organizations use their existing Microsoft investments to accommodate scenarios with complex sharing needs that require differentiated security and storage capabilities.

Our commitment has always been to help customers and partners realize the full value of their Microsoft investments and we pride ourselves on working with Microsoft to help global organizations thrive in the digital workplace. To learn more about AvePoint’s over 20-year partnership with Microsoft and understand how we work better together, please visit the Microsoft Alliance page.

Nicole Caci
Nicole Caci
Nicole is AvePoint's Senior Manager of Communications, responsible for media relations globally.

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