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AvePoint Recognized as Winner for 2016 Microsoft US Central Cloud Partner of the Year Award

AvePoint adds a Regional Partner of the Year Award to its list of three Microsoft Partner of the Year accolades since 2014

Chicago, IL — August 29, 2016 — AvePoint, the Microsoft Cloud expert, today announced it has won the 2016 Microsoft US Central Cloud Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a field of top Microsoft partners from across the country for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“Organizations of all sizes are adopting the cloud, and AvePoint has already helped millions of users around the world to make the transition to Office 365 and Azure simpler, faster, and smarter,” said Nick Carr, Vice President of the Central Region, AvePoint. “This recognition from Microsoft is a testament to how we can effectively help organizations remove on-boarding roadblocks, address security and compliance concerns, transform business processes, gain control of company data, and increase adoption of Microsoft Cloud technologies.”

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from Microsoft’s group of partners from across the US. AvePoint’s US Central region team was recognized for integrating outstanding cloud and hybrid software solutions with strong services expertise as US Central Cloud Partner of the Year.

Over 15,000 companies and 5 million cloud users worldwide trust AvePoint to migrate, manage, and protect their Office 365 and SharePoint data. AvePoint’s integrated cloud, hybrid, and on-premises software solutions are enhanced by 24/7 support and award-winning services. Organizations across six continents and all industries rely on AvePoint to ease transition to the Microsoft Cloud, increase IT administrator productivity, and satisfy governance and compliance objectives.

“The outstanding innovation and value the Microsoft partner community continues to provide for our mutual customers is demonstrated by this year’s award winners,” said Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. “We applaud AvePoint on achieving winner of the 2016 Microsoft US Central Cloud Partner of the Year award.”

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

About AvePoint

AvePoint is the Microsoft Cloud expert. Over 15,000 companies and 5 million cloud users worldwide trust AvePoint to accelerate the migration, management, and protection of their Office 365 and SharePoint data. AvePoint’s integrated cloud, hybrid, and on-premises software solutions are enhanced by 24/7 support and award-winning services. Organisations across six continents and all industries rely on AvePoint to ease transition to the Microsoft Cloud, increase IT administrator productivity, and satisfy governance and compliance objectives.

A three-time Microsoft Partner of the Year, AvePoint has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 six times and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ five times. AvePoint is a Microsoft Global ISV Partner, a Microsoft Gold Partner in Application Development, Cloud Platform, Cloud Productivity, and Collaboration and Content, and a US Government GSA provider via strategic partnerships. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, AvePoint is privately held and backed by Goldman Sachs.

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