The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have demonstrated excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft Technology. The 2019 winners were selected from more than 2,900 nominations collected from 115 different countries based on their commitment to customers, their solution’s impact on the market, and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.
Allan Pettman, Global Knowledge President for Europe, Middle East and Africa said, “It is a great honor to be working with Microsoft around the world to help our mutual customers build the skills needed for career and organizational success. We are proud to be supporting the success of Microsoft Azure cloud computing solutions, an area where we’re seeing significant demand.”
“We are committed to growing our global relationship with Microsoft as we evolve our portfolio of authorized training content across Microsoft’s wide range of products, in both instructor-led and digital delivery formats, and from foundational to expert skill levels.”
Global Knowledge’s 2019 IT Skills and Salary Survey, the world’s largest global guide to what’s happening in the IT field, has highlighted the growing demand for cloud training. Sixty-one percent of IT decision-makers stated that cloud computing is their leading technology investment area, though the majority also indicated that their teams’ have insufficient skills to ensure effective delivery and are planning to train their staff.
“It’s an honor to recognize finalists and winners of the Microsoft 2019 Partner of the Year Awards,” said Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “These companies are successfully leading their industries, building intelligent solutions, addressing complex business challenges and making more possible for customers around the world. I’m honored to congratulate each winner and finalist.”