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November 02, 2012
Microsoft News - prairieFyre Software Named Finalist in the 10th Microsoft Impact Award
By Madhubanti Rudra, TMCnet Contributor
Microsoft (News - Alert) Canada is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the IMPACT Awards and prairieFyre Software has been named one of the finalists in the Communications Partner of the Year category.
The annual Impact Awards are designed to recognize excellence within the Microsoft technology partner community in Canada. PrairieFyre was selected for its Contact Center for Microsoft Lync portfolio of applications, which provides sophisticated contact center functionality to the 10- to 200-agent contact center market, without the traditional costs associated with enterprise-class contact center solutions.
prairieFyre’s affordable, yet feature-rich contact center solutions are being used by over 8,000 customers in over 70 countries worldwide. According to prairieFyre, its solution is ideal for enterprises looking for a contact center designed to work with Microsoft Lync Server.
“This year, we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the IMPACT Awards, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of Canadian Technology Partners, such as prairieFyre Software. Microsoft depends on our Partners now more than ever before as we enter a new era of cloud based computing. Our partnership is pivotal to growth and success and we look forward to celebrating the commitments of our Partners this year at the IMPACT Awards gala,” Vice-President of Small Business, Midmarket Solutions & Partners at Microsoft Canada Inc Mark Dodds noted in a statement.
“It's an honor to be recognized in this year's Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. In the last year, we have seen significant growth in the uptake of the prairieFyre Contact Center for Microsoft Lync product and it is wonderful to see that our investment in the Lync platform is being noticed. It is also evidence of the hard work of all the employees at prairieFyre, the satisfaction of our business partner ecosystem, and the strength of our ever-growing customer base,” VP of Business Development at prairieFyre Todd Simons noted in a statement.
The award ceremony is being held at the new Four Seasons Hotel located in Yorkville, Toronto on November 13, 2012. PrairieFyre, along with other technology partner winners and finalists in each of the award categories, will be honored at the event. This year, finalists have been selected in 25 award categories designed to recognize innovation across Microsoft Partner Network Competencies, Emerging Technologies, and Marketing, Relationships & Partnering Excellence.
Edited by Brooke Neuman