London, UK – June 17, 2008 – Today, 1E announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Partner of the Year Award in Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Windows Desktop Deployment.
"Being selected as a finalist by Microsoft in this award category validates the effectiveness of our 'Unified Deployment' methodology." Sumir Karayi, CEO continued, "Our customers are able to completely automate the management and deployment of their desktop estate, regardless of how distributed their environment or how they are connected."
Awards will be presented in a number of categories, with winners chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 entrants worldwide. The Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Windows Desktop Deployment Partner of the Year Award honors partners with proven expertise in helping customers migrate to a Windows Vista Optimized Desktop. This award recognizes partners that have successfully deployed Microsoft technologies with Windows Vista, Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, and System Center to help customers more efficiently and cost‐effectively manage their desktop assets, support their users, manage security, and deploy new applications.
"Partners are critical to delivering rich business solutions and innovative excellence to customers," said Allison Watson, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft. "Congratulations to the 2008 partner award winners who have each demonstrated innovation beyond measure and an unswerving commitment to delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction. We look forward to these partners continuing to raise the bar in the design and deployment of customer solutions built on Microsoft technologies."
1E is a leading provider of software products and professional services for Windows Management. Its solutions leverage Microsoft System Center & Systems Management Server (SMS) to provide its customers with increased operational agility and reduced costs through automation, consolidation and power management.
The Microsoft Partner Program Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft‐based solutions over the past year.