ICONICS Wins Microsoft Public Sector CityNext Partner award

  • June 24, 2014
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June 24, 2014 - ICONICS won the 2014 Microsoft Public Sector CityNext Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.   “ICONICS is extremely pleased and honored to have been selected for this prestigious global award from Microsoft,” said Russ Agrusa, President and CEO of ICONICS. “This award recognizes innovation and success at providing software solutions that help customers reduce consumption and environmental impact. Our CityNext involvement reinforces the strength of our relationship with Microsoft, as well as our commitment to providing our customers and partners with cutting edge energy and sustainability solutions the world over.”   Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,800 entrants from 117 different countries worldwide. ICONICS was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Microsoft’s CityNext initiative.   The Microsoft CityNext Partner of the Year Award recognizes the partner who best exemplifies how their solutions built on Microsoft technology to address the most pressing challenges for cities and help them do “more with less”. The Microsoft platform provides a connected foundation for cities to build on, utilizing solutions and apps across core city functional solution areas and scenarios that present opportunities for cities to address challenges, spur economic growth and transform where they work and live.   “Microsoft’s success as a company depends on great partners, and ICONICS is a shining example of the kind of innovation our partner ecosystem drives year after year,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. “We are honored to recognize ICONICS as this year’s winner of the 2014 Microsoft CityNext Partner of the Year award, and we applaud ICONICS’ dedication to providing innovative solutions that drive results for our mutual customers.”   The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.   ICONICS looks forward to being an ambassador of the global CityNext initiative as more and more countries catch the vision of developing smart cities that will conserve energy, protect environmental resources, and inspire the rest of the world to follow in their footsteps.   ICONICS is a leading independent software supplier and Microsoft Gold Application Development Partner of award-winning, HMI/SCADA, energy management, manufacturing intelligence, MES and building automation solutions, with over 300,000 installations in over 60 countries worldwide. ICONICS software is recommended for automating, monitoring and optimizing a customer’s most critical assets and processes and has been selected by over 70% of Fortune 500 companies.   This recent award highlights the continued partnership between Microsoft and ICONICS. In 2013, ICONICS was named the Application Development Partner of the Year Finalist. In 2012, ICONICS was recognized as Microsoft's Sustainability Partner of the Year. In 2010, ICONICS was honored as the US Windows Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner of the Year. ICONICS Background Information ICONICS, a Microsoft Gold Application Development Partner, 2014 Microsoft Public Sector CityNext Partner of the Year Award Winner and past recipient of the Microsoft Sustainability Partner of the Year award, provides solutions to improve productivity, reduce integration time and operating costs, and optimize asset utilization with visualization and automation software. Founded in 1986, ICONICS has 300,000 installations in over 60 countries worldwide. ICONICS meets the demanding application challenges of the automotive, building automation, food and beverage, government infrastructure, manufacturing, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, renewable energy, utilities and water/wastewater industries. As a managed Microsoft ISV Partner, ICONICS designs its solutions to leverage Microsoft technologies, including multiple Windows platforms (including Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012), Microsoft .NET, Silverlight, SQL Server 2012 and Microsoft SharePoint. ICONICS is the honored recipient of multiple Microsoft awards and achievements.

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