ZILLIONe Technologies flies Sri Lankan flag high at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

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nAwarded Country Partner 2012and recognised as Sri Lanka Subsidiary Partner of the Year and APAC Platinum Club Winner

ZILLIONe Technologies (Pvt) Ltd. proudly announced that it had won the 2012 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Sri Lanka at Microsoft’s prestigious Worldwide Partner Conference, held in Toronto, Canada this year.

The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

ZILLIONe had a triple victory that night, apart from winning the prestigious country partner of the year award they also emerged as winners of the APAC Platinum Club – Subsidiary Partner of the Year Award and the APAC Platinum Club – Managed VAR Category Award.

Premier solution provider for Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Hyper-Vbased virtualisation, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft System Center, ZILLIONe has been a certified partner of Microsoft for the past 10 years.  The company became the first Gold Certified Partner of Microsoft Sri Lanka in 2005 and is also the most awarded Microsoft Partner in Sri Lanka.

“We are honoured to be recognised by Microsoft as Country Partner of the Year for Sri Lanka,” said Tharmarajah Suresh, Managing Director and CEO of ZILLIONe. “Our team has worked extremely hard this past year building solutions that drive business results. Thank you Microsoft for recognising our team, their commitment to Microsoft, and their dedication to our clients.”

Kanchana Silva, Director and COO of ZILLIONe Technologies said that it was truly an honour to be recognised by Microsoft, adding that winning these prestigious awards would help ZILLIONe with future business.

“It will definitely help us to go to market and provide us with more credibility to build stronger customer relationships in the future.”

The COO said that their win was no simple task, as there were several criteria that needed to be met in order to be eligible for these awards.

“We had to prove our capability not only financially by achieving our targets but we were also expected to portray our ability and readiness to introduce the latest technologies to our clients.  Apart from that we are proud to have taken the Sri Lankan flag to a prominent and international stage by winning this award for Sri Lanka.”

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide. ZILLIONe Technologies was recognised for providing outstanding solutions and services, as well as demonstrating excellent subsidiary engagement in Sri Lanka.

The Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award honours partners at the country level who have demonstrated business excellence in delivering Microsoft solutions to mutual customers during the past year.

This award recognises ZILLIONe Technologies as succeeding in effective engagement with their local Microsoft office while showcasing innovation and business impact, driving customer satisfaction, and winning new customers.

“We are pleased to recognise ZILLIONe Technologies (Pvt) Ltd of Sri Lanka as the Microsoft Country Partner of the Year,” said Jon Roskill, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp.

“ZILLIONe Technologies has set the standard for delivering innovative Microsoft solutions that meet the needs of customers. It is this commitment to excellence that will ensure our mutual success into the future.”

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