Columbus IT, leading Microsoft Dynamics Partner, has announced that it bagged awards in three distinctive categories at the recently held Microsoft Gulf Partner Meet in Dubai.
Columbus IT was announced finalist in the category of ‘Microsoft Gulf Partner of the Year’ in recognition of its brilliance in Microsoft Dynamics business.
Columbus IT also came out as the runner-up for ‘Best deal of the year’ category in acknowledgment of winning the MMI project. Parry Singh, Senior Business Development Manager, Columbus IT Middle East achieved the ‘Sales Person of the Year’ award.
“This is a moment of great pride for all of us, commented Mr. Manjeet Singh, Managing Director, Columbus IT Middle East. “The awards are a true testimony to the sustained hard work and dedication of the entire sales and implementation team in providing Microsoft Dynamics solution to the customers in the region with highest levels of satisfaction and unwavering commitment. I’m also thankful to the support received from within Microsoft for enabling us to build these accomplishments .And we look forward to continuing with this deep involvement as Dynamics partner leading to more successes in the future”.
“Being chosen as the prime vendor for the MMI project was also an excellent achievement for our expanding team, this year. We worked closely with Microsoft to carefully address all the functional and technical requirements at the pre-sales stage. Despite being up against strong competition from Oracle and other vendors, we were chosen due to a strong solutions portfolio, experienced consulting strength and a structure implementation methodology. MMI also recognized other key advantages such as the ready, tight integration with Microsoft products, high ease-of-use, system flexibility, and most importantly, a compact implementation plan,” added Mr. Singh
“We congratulate Columbus IT on these achievements and the close partnership we have”, said Mr. Tamer Elhamy, Business Solutions Manager, Microsoft Gulf. “The awards reflect our appreciation of this co-operation and Columbus IT’s continued efforts, and investments in promoting Microsoft Dynamics based solutions. We are impressed not only by Columbus IT’s sales and marketing activities, but most importantly by the world class services around implementing Microsoft Dynamics”.
Columbus IT Middle East has gained the biggest market share for Dynamics NAV in Microsoft’s FY 07 (July 06 - June 07) is targeting revenue growth at 60-70% Year –on-Year for the next 3 years. And the company has added 25 new clients in the year 2006-2007. Columbus IT was the only partner from Middle East and Africa, to be nominated for the Dynamics EMEA partner of the year 2007 award.
“I would like to thank the entire Columbus IT team which has supported me in this achievement .I also take this opportunity to thank Microsoft for recognizing my efforts and honoring it with an award, which is a credit to all in our organization who have worked so hard. We look forward to the completion of an exciting year for Columbus IT,” commented Parry Singh, on receiving the Sales person of the year award.
Columbus IT has been repeatedly acknowledged for it successes. Microsoft awarded Columbus IT "Pinnacle Awards for Outstanding Business Achievements" in 2007 and 2006, as well as "Global Partner of the Year Award in 2005." Columbus IT is also an "Inner Circle" member; an accomplishment earned by firms whose sales achievement ranks them at the top echelon of the Microsoft Business Solutions global network of value-added reselling partners.
About Columbus IT
Columbus IT (columbusit.com) is a global technology consulting company specializing in improving the performance of enterprises across Retail, Manufacturing, Distribution, and Professional Service industries by implementing ERP, BI and CRM systems. The company has over 1000 employees who work in 28 countries around the world, and customers in 57 countries. Columbus IT has a huge customer base which consists of more than 5,000 successful implementations since 1989. Bringing international vertical solutions and an established implementation methodology to the region, Columbus IT Middle-East currently serves the region through offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah Bahrain and Qatar.