Acrodex announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the Software Asset Management Partner of the Year category for the 2010 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. The eighth annual IMPACT Awards recognize excellence within the Microsoft technology partner community in Canada as well as the innovative solutions and value they deliver to customers.

“Technology partners are at the core of Microsoft’s business and we’ve always relied upon their commitment to infinite possibilities to provide the foundation for delivering truly innovative solutions to the marketplace,” said Corinne Sharp, National Director, Canadian Partner Network, Microsoft Canada Inc. “We are pleased to celebrate the outstanding solutions of industry leaders like Acrodex at the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards.”

Acrodex was chosen as a finalist in Software Asset Management Partner of the Year for its Software Asset Management (SAM) Services, which offer customers a multi-disciplinary consultative approach to software asset management and license compliance.

“We are pleased to receive this recognition for Acrodex’s Software Asset Management Services, a program we’re extremely proud of,” said Acrodex CIO Salma Rajwani.

“We’ve worked hard to refine this program, which reduces our customers’ risk and operational costs as we help manage, control and protect their software assets through their entire life cycle.”  

Acrodex, along with other technology partner winners and finalists in each of the award categories, will be honored at an award ceremony in Toronto on November 9, 2010.

About the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards  

In 2003, Microsoft Canada replaced all of its previous technology partner awards with a unified program that also recognizes customer service, marketing, and contribution to the community. Microsoft Canada has outlined 30 categories to highlight the Partner Network competencies to honour the achievements of top technology partners.

The Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards were open to Systems Integrators, Large Account Resellers, Direct Market Resellers, Value Added Resellers, Distributors, Systems Builders, Authorized Education Resellers, Certified Partners for Learning Solutions, Microsoft Certified Partners, Independent Software Vendors, Channel Suppliers, Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) Partners and Original Equipment Manufacturers.

For a list of all 2010 finalists, and more information on the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards, please visit http://www.microsoft.ca/awards.

About Acrodex

For more than 25 years, Acrodex has been a leading provider of strategic IT services for Canadian business. Today, the company is one of Canada’s largest IT solution providers, and provides a full suite of IT services including: IT Architecture and Design, hardware provisioning, software licensing, network & server infrastructure, managed infrastructure support, application development and project management.

Acrodex customers include leading enterprise and medium sized organizations across the country in such industry segments as the public sector, energy, healthcare, education, and oil and gas. The Acrodex team is comprised of over 600 dedicated IT professionals located in Edmonton, Calgary, Fort McMurray, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina and Vancouver.

For more information on Acrodex, please contact:

Victoria Carnaghan
Communications Specialist
(780) 426-4444 ext. 569
[email protected] 

For more information on Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards only, please contact:

Chantelle Bernard
Microsoft Canada
[email protected]
905.363.0999 x30997