TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Insight Public Sector, a division of Insight Enterprises Inc. (Nasdaq:NSIT), a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, has been named the Microsoft 2014 Federal Partner of the Year. The award highlights and recognizes Insight's excellence and achievement as a Microsoft partner leading in the cloud-first, mobile-first world, and for producing exceptional results for U.S. government clients.
"Microsoft has recognized Insight's position as a proven and trusted technology advisor to the U.S. Federal Government, and we are honored to be recognized for our track record of leveraging the best technologies to fit agencies' evolving IT needs," said Insight President and CEO Ken Lamneck. "The public sector faces IT issues not unlike those in private business, including data center virtualization, data protection, mobile networking and security. Through our work with Microsoft, we are able to provide a wide range of solutions to meet the critical IT needs of government agencies today while helping them plan for tomorrow."
The U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year awards were presented during the 2014 Microsoft Public Sector Industry Solution University (ISU) annual event. Microsoft's Public Sector executive team was on site to congratulate Insight for its achievements during the July 28 event. Winners and finalists were chosen from more than 100 organizations across public sector segment areas of healthcare, education and government.
"Our award winners showcase the best of how our partners work hand in hand with us to bring about important change and modernization to our government, healthcare and education customers," said Vince Menzione, General Manager of Microsoft's U.S. Public Sector Partner business. "The Partner of the Year achievement recognizes Insight for exemplary commitment to Microsoft and to the U.S. Public Sector."
Over the last year, Insight has been recognized as a 2014 Microsoft Cloud Licensing Solutions Provider (LSP) Sales Achievement Winner, and as a finalist for the 2014 Microsoft Volume Licensing Partner of the Year Award. Insight has achieved numerous Microsoft awards, including the inaugural 2013 Microsoft Sales Achievement for Transformation award, multiple annual Operational Excellence Awards, and the 2012 Microsoft Desktop Partner of the Year Award.
For more information on Insight, visit http://www.insight.com or call 800-INSIGHT.
Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions to business and government clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Insight is focused on helping organizations move technology goals forward in the areas of Office Productivity, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Mobility, Network and Security, Data Center and Virtualization, Data Protection and Cloud. Insight has sold over seven million business and public sector client cloud seats across the globe. With approximately 5,200 teammates worldwide, Insight is ranked No. 483 on the 2014 Fortune 500 and generated sales of $5.1 billion for the year ended December 31, 2013. For more information, please call 1.800.INSIGHT (1.800.467.4448) in the United States or visit www.insight.com. NSIT-M
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