The Portuguese technology company Xpand IT was awarded the Portugal Partner of the Year award in the 2021 edition of the Microsoft Awards for Partners. The company was recognized among a group of top partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners in various countries who have developed exceptional solutions based on Microsoft products over the past year. The awards were classified into several categories. Honorees were chosen from a pool of more than 4,400 nominations submitted in over 100 countries around the world.
Xpand IT was distinguished for providing exceptional solutions and services in Portugal. By 2020, the technology company had already received two awards from Microsoft, in the Power Platform and Analytics area, in addition to becoming the first Portuguese company to gain recognition from Microsoft in the Web Application Modernization category, an Advanced Specialization by Microsoft Azure .
Sérgio Viana, Xpand IT Partner & Digital Xperience Lead, says: “Xpand IT has had a close relationship with Microsoft for several years. With each passing year, this relationship has become closer and covering more areas, which has led us to this result – the result of tremendous work by all the teams involved, both from Xpand IT and from Microsoft itself. It is an excellent recognition and a responsibility regarding the goals to be achieved together in the coming years”.
Rodney Clark, Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, Channel Sales and Channel Chief, said: “These notable partners have demonstrated a deep commitment to building world-class customer solutions – from cloud to edge – and represent some of the the best and brightest contributions that our ecosystem has to offer”.