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DDLS wins Microsoft Australian Learning Partner of the Year Award for third consecutive time

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DDLS (Dimension Data Learning Solutions) today announced that it has been selected as a winner at the prestigious MAPA 2014 awards. The company has been presented with the Microsoft Australia Learning Partner of the Year Award, for the third year-in-a-row.

DDLS's Gary Duffield and Microsoft's Executive Vice President Stephen Elop
DDLS's Gary Duffield and Microsoft's Executive Vice President Stephen Elop 

The award builds on the company’s success at the recent World Wide Partner Conference, where DDLS was the only Australian learning partner to be a worldwide finalist.

As the largest IT training organisation in Australia, DDLS plays a critical role in enabling the evolution of skills in the Australian IT community. Employing the country’s largest community of Microsoft Certified trainers, DDLS provides a 360-degree learning view of the Microsoft technology stack and is able to advise and deliver highly relevant training.

The Microsoft Australia Partner Awards celebrate the success, innovation and outstanding contributions from the many Microsoft partners across the country. Finalists include those organisations that have harnessed Microsoft technology to deliver breakthrough solutions, with the very best receiving the gongs.

An example of DDLS harnessing Microsoft technology included creating, operating and delivering a program, in collaboration with another Microsoft partner, of training and Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) redemption that resulted in one of Australia’s State Governments achieving 100% utilisation of SATVs.”

Receiving the award for DDLS, Microsoft Product Manager, Gary Duffield said:

“We are thrilled to accept the MAPA 2014 Learning Partner award once more. It is an important recognition of our sustained competency in delivering market acceleration around Microsoft learning solutions, and recognition of our hard working team.

“With technology changing at such a fast pace there is increased need for IT professionals to stay current and skilled with technology. It is essential if organisations want to engage more deeply with customers and drive business benefits in this digital transaction age.

“We thank Microsoft for this acknowledgment and we appreciate the company’s leadership in delivering the technologies and services on which we base our learning solutions.”

DDLS delivers training solutions and certification for Microsoft technologies and services, including Windows Server Office 365, SQL Server Azure and System Center