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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.

AvePoint enables you to collaborate with confidence. Our data management solutions help our diverse, global customer base overcome complex transformation, governance, and compliance challenges in the Microsoft cloud. A five-time winner of the Global Microsoft Partner of the Year award, AvePoint offers the only full suite of SaaS solutions to migrate, manage and protect data in Microsoft 365. More than 7 million cloud users, including a quarter of the Fortune 500, rely on our solutions. Our SaaS solutions are also available to managed service providers, so they can better support and manage their small and mid-sized business customers. Our multi-tenant solutions are available from over a dozen distributors in more than 100 cloud marketplaces worldwide. Founded in 2001, AvePoint is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey. For more information, visithttps://www.avepoint.com.

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