Galdon Data has been recognised as the top Unified Communications solutions partner at Microsoft's Annual Partner Summit that was held at the ICC in Durban. Receiving the highest accolade within this competency, Galdon Data was awarded the Partner of the Year for Unified Communications Solutions Competency.

According to Galdon Data director Garry Ackerman, being given an award of this magnitude is a great honour. "This award is recognition of our competence in Microsoft technologies, specifically our incomparable expertise in Microsoft Unified Communications. We prides ourselves by our national highly skilled team of Microsoft solution specialists that focus in assisting customers understand various Microsoft technologies and advise them as to which technologies best suit their business requirements."
"All our award winners are evaluated in terms of their commitment to Microsoft technology, investment in certified resources and development of skills within their organisation, numbers of successful deployments, and the level of customer satisfaction," says Mark Reynolds, the head of the SMB and partner team at Microsoft South Africa.
"Receiving this award once again proves Galdon Data to be the frontrunner in unified communications, and a company clearly committed to the Microsoft platform."
Danie Gordon, the unified communications product manager at Microsoft SA, says Galdon Data is one of a limited number of Microsoft Voice Certified partners globally and was the first Microsoft partner to have fully deployed and completed the Technical Adoption Programme (TAP) for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 (R2) in South Africa.
"Galdon Data has delivered on several strategic objectives and has shown great resolve in driving customer deployments. Despite the financial crisis, it has continued to deliver excellent results through good partner marketing."
Galdon Data is a services oriented company that provides solutions for Unified Communications and Business Process Automation with SharePoint. With more than 10 years telephony experience, Galdon Data has successfully implemented Microsoft Unified Communications solutions at many customers across the country while ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction.
"Our strong partnership philosophy enables companies to work with a partner that looks after their interest. Our specialised Unified Communications skills and experience ensure that we are able to help our customers' impact positively on the bottom line," he concludes.