* Recognizes 11 Microsoft Cloud Solution Providers for accelerating SMB cloud growth
Microsoft India today announced the winners of the inaugural edition of Cloud Champions 11, a unique engagement program designed to strengthen its commitment to partners in India. The program recognized 11 Microsoft Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs) for accelerating cloud growth for SMB customers between December 2020 and March 2021. The program received over 1000 registrations from 777 partner organizations across 92 cities in India. Open to all active Microsoft partners in the country with CSP business, or direct and indirect resellers catering to SMB customers, the program evaluated participants basis their cloud business growth across Microsoft Azure, Modern Work and Security as well as Business Applications.
Harish Vellat, Senior Director, Small and Mid-Corporate Business, Microsoft India said, “Our partners have been at the forefront of delivering cloud innovations to help customers transform and become more agile. Through the Cloud Champions 11 program, we acknowledge the resilience, commitment and customer obsession of our partners to empower our SMB customers in these challenging times.”
The winners received special recognition at a virtual Champions’ Night on June 17. The Champions Night attendees also gained access to a business session by entrepreneur Ankur Warikoo. The prize winners will receive professional mentoring from business coach Mitali Chopra. They will also receive a choice of virtual experiences, especially curated from across the globe, including sessions on positive thinking, family fitness, piano meditation, cooking masterclasses, and interactive music festivals.
More information on the program is available at https://www.cloudchampions11.com/.
About Microsoft India:
Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft set up its India operations in 1990. Today, Microsoft entities in India have over 13,000 employees, engaged in sales and marketing, research, development and customer services and support, across 11 Indian cities – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, New Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. Microsoft offers its global cloud services from local data centers to accelerate digital transformation across Indian startups, businesses, and government organizations.