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AvePoint Recognized as Winner for 2017 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Public Sector: Microsoft CityNext

This year’s honor, which recognizes the company’s work on AvePoint Citizen Services, marks AvePoint’s fourth consecutive Microsoft Partner of the Year Award

Jersey City, New Jersey — June 1, 2017 — AvePoint, the Microsoft Cloud expert, today announced it has won the 2017 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Public Sector: Microsoft CityNext. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“AvePoint is honored to accept our fourth consecutive Microsoft Partner of the Year Award,” said Dr. Tianyi (TJ) Jiang, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, AvePoint. “We’re proud to be recognized this year for our work in the Microsoft CityNext program, which has enabled us to develop and deliver solutions that harness the power of the Microsoft Cloud to help public sector agencies modernize operations, maximize efficiency, and better support citizens.”

Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,800 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. AvePoint was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services for Public Sector: Microsoft CityNext – specifically AvePoint Citizen Services. The Microsoft CityNext Partner of the Year Award recognizes partners whose solutions address the most pressing challenges for cities, drive digital transformation, and empower more sustainable, prosperous, and economically competitive cities.

AvePoint Citizen Services enables government agencies or citizen-support non-government organizations (NGOs) to automate case management and incident reporting, which allows field officers, operational centers, and the citizens they support to input and manage requests from any device, anywhere, at any time. The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution is entirely built on Microsoft Cloud technology – including Azure, Dynamics 365, Power BI, Cortana Intelligence Suite, Cortana Personal Assistant, and Windows 10 – and is available to try now through Microsoft AppSource.

“Our ecosystem of innovative partners is the cornerstone to delivering transformative solutions to our mutual customers” said Ron Huddleston, Corporate Vice President, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “We are pleased to recognize AvePoint for being selected as winner of the 2017 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Public Sector: Microsoft CityNext.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.

About AvePoint

AvePoint accelerates your digital transformation success. Over 16,000 companies and 6 million SharePoint and Office 365 users worldwide trust AvePoint software and services for their data migration, management, and protection needs in the cloud, on-premises and hybrid environments.

A four-time Microsoft Partner of the Year, AvePoint is a Microsoft Global ISV Partner and has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 six times and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ five times. Founded in 2001, AvePoint is privately held and headquartered in Jersey City, NJ.

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