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Kenyan IT firm shines at global Microsofts awards

Cloud Productivity Solutions Limited specialises in helping companies save money.

In Summary

•The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards acknowledge outstanding achievements and innovations from across its global partner ecosystem.

•According to Microsoft, the partners and their solutions demonstrates agility and creativity in building new technologies across the intelligent cloud.

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Kenyan IT company, Cloud Productivity Solutions Limited, was among nine African companies feted at this year’s Microsoft Partner Awards event.

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards acknowledge outstanding achievements and innovations from across its global partner ecosystem.

According to Microsoft, the partners and their solutions demonstrates agility and creativity in building new technologies across the intelligent cloud.

Cloud Productivity Solutions Limited (CPS) is a born-in-the-cloud partner that specialises in helping companies save money through innovation.

It focuses on delivering products and services that improve customers’ business operations and has been instrumental in driving the highest number (60) of Microsoft 365 Accelerator workshops with the highest impact.

They also had the highest Teams usage among partner in the region and the highest in Kenya.

"This award is a culmination of the tireless efforts of many individuals behind the scenes and is a recognition of their inspiring teamwork. I’m grateful to Microsoft - our trusted partner, for creating platforms which have enabled us to succeed with our customers in multiple sectors," said says Jeremiah Kibanga, CEO Cloud Productivity Solutions Limited. 

Among other African companies feted included Computer Revolution (Uganda), eSolutions Consulting (Ghana), MC3 Cloud (Côte d’Ivoire) and Tarsus on Demand of South Africa.

Over 4,400 nominations were received  this year. Under the Category Awards, 56 winners and 160 finalists were announced across six categories.

These include Azure, Business Applications, Modern Work and Security, Industry, Business Excellence, and the new Social Impact category.

Under the Country/Region section, 108 partners were announced as winners.

“It has been a very tough year for our partners with the challenges that came with Covid-19, working remotely, team members impacted and customers strugglingto adapt to the new norm," noted Amin Azab, Global Partner Solutions Lead of Microsoft Middle East Africa. 

This year's awards, Azab said, is a strong testament of the determination of the work the partners have done and the impact customers have felt across the region.

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