Microsoft Partner Award Winner 2011

Enlighten Designs were named the winners of the 'Portals & Collaboration Solution of the Year' at the 2011 Microsoft Partner Awards. This award recognises outstanding success in the delivery of a SharePoint solution to meet team and organisational collaboration and connectivity.

Enlighten Designs received five finalist positions in the Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards 2011.

The award won by Enlighten Designs was:

Portals & Collaboration Solution of the Year

This award recognises a partner who has excelled in offering breakthrough SharePoint solutions to meet team and organizational collaboration and connectivity needs across intranets, extranets and the Internet.

"At Enlighten we are committed to delivering innovative and customer focused technology solutions. To receive an award that recognises the success of our vision is fantastic. It also serves to remind me of the high standard of work that my hardworking team continually deliver. An award is great acknowledgement of effective collaboration between the right team, a client with vision and the best solution. Thanks to my team, to our clients and to Microsoft."
Damon Kelly CEO, Enlighten Designs.

Damon believes this award continues to support Enlighten Designs already strong reputation as a leader in the industry.  It will encourage staff to keep striving to be the best while continuing to offer customers innovative software solutions and top quality service.

Twenty awards were presented this year from four sub-categories - Solution, Individual, Partnering and Supreme. The Partners Choice CIO of the Year, MSN Advertising Partner of the Year and Business Impact Solution of the Year Awards were newly introduced for the 2010 Partner Awards.

"The Microsoft Partner Awards gives us an opportunity to recognise the fantastic work our partners develop for their clients over the year. It was very exciting to see a number of first-time entries this year, and as usual, the high calibre of entries certainly made the judging process very difficult."
Chris Ichter, Director Small, Midmarket Solutions and Partners Group for Microsoft New Zealand

To read the TechDay article on the awards click here


From left to right: Chris Ichter - Microsoft NZ Director of Small, Medium Solutions, Damon Kelly - Enlighten CEO, Mark Sargent - Enlighten Development Lead, Travis Houghton - Enlighten Sales Manager, Paul Muckleston - Microsoft NZ Managing Director.

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