Solutions provider i5 recently won the global Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner
of the Year Award – and now the company was named the sole South African
member of the 2008 Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle.
This elite group recognises outstanding partners with sales achievements
that rank them at the top of the Microsoft Dynamics global network of
value-added resellers. The recognition of i5 was made at the recent
Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2008 in Houston, Texas.
"The Inner Circle achievement recognizes i5's standing as a top partner for
Microsoft Dynamics," says Doug Kennedy, vice president, Microsoft Dynamics
Partners. "This award is a direct result of the positive relationships that
i5 has developed with our customers as well as its commitment to delivering
i5 has rapidly established itself as the premier provider of Microsoft CRM
and related solutions to blue-chip South African companies. It's innovations
on the Microsoft platform include internally developed tools which extend
the value of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0, as well as a model for the delivery
of on-demand Software as a Service across the Microsoft solutions spectrum.
These innovations are complemented by a sound track record in the design,
delivery and support of solutions that create business value.
Glen Ansell, i5 Group CEO, says participation in the Inner Circle provides
i5 with the proximity to Microsoft to continue its trajectory of innovation.
"Our goal is to provide high-performance business solutions to our customers
at a low cost.
"That's really where we see the value of this development; by having a
finger on the pulse of what Microsoft is doing, we are able to put its
technology development into action for our customers faster."