Avanade, Accenture named Microsoft ‘Partner of the Year’ for Malaysia among awards’ galore

AVANADE and Accenture have been awarded the prestigious title of Microsoft Global Systems Integrator (SI) Partner of the Year for 2023. Both companies also received 17 additional accolades, including ‘Partner of the Year’ awards for both Malaysia and Singapore.

This marks the 18th time that Avanade and Accenture have received the Global SI Partner of the Year recognition from Microsoft.

“With a history of nearly 120 ‘Partner of the Year’ awards in various technology and country categories, we have been instrumental in transforming client experiences by delivering cutting-edge solutions using Microsoft technologies,” Avanade pointed out in a statement.

Avanade, Accenture and Microsoft have recently expanded their collaboration to assist organisations in harnessing the transformative potential of cloud-powered generative artificial intelligence (AI).

Through leveraging the Accenture Centre for Advanced AI and Avanade’s AI Organisational Readiness Framework which focuses on generative AI and large language models, the companies continue to enable clients to explore and experiment with safe and responsible innovation on a large scale.

In addition to the esteemed 2023 Global SI Partner of the Year award, Avanade and Accenture have also received several other notable recognitions.

Other recognitions received from Microsoft include Dynamics 365 Sales & Marketing Partner of the Year, Low Code Application Development Partner of the Year, Automotive, Mobility and Transportation Partner of the Year, Customer Experience Partner of the Year, and Country Partner of the Year accolades for Malaysia, Singapore, Germany, Greece, France, Portugal and the UK.

Additionally, Microsoft has honoured the companies with seven local awards such as Azure Core: Cloud Infrastructure Partner of the Year in Denmark, GSI Growth Champion Partner of the Year in Finland, and Azure Data & AI Partner of the Year in the Asia Pacific region.

Pam Maynard

“The unique partnership among Avanade, Accenture and Microsoft truly enables us to do what matters for our clients – building more resilience in a world of continuous change, empowering employees to embrace new ways of working, strengthening customer experience and now guiding them on their journey to an ‘AI-first’ world,” commented Avanade CEO Pam Maynard.

She added that the achievement of being recognised as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year for the 18th time is attributed to the expertise, experience and insights of the company’s global team who continuously help clients overcome their most complex business challenges.

The companies have also been selected as finalists in categories such as Retail & Consumer Goods Partner of the Year, Dynamics 365 Finance Partner of the Year, Dynamics 365 Services Partner of the Year, Security Compliance Partner of the Year, and Business Intelligence Partner of the Year.

Meanwhile, Accenture Microsoft business group lead Chris Howarth reiterated the companies’ commitment towards driving change and delivering value through technology adoption.

“Over the past year, we have expanded our partnership with Microsoft by helping more clients transform their organisations through the adoption of data and AI, cloud, metaverse, sustainability and other technologies,” he noted.

Together, Avanade and Accenture boast a dedicated workforce of over 65,000 professionals who are committed to delivering Microsoft technologies. – June 30, 2023

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