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Microsoft Corp. Announces mcaConnect Winner for Industry Partner of the Year Award 2013

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Microsoft Corp. Announces mcaConnect Winner for Industry Partner of the Year Award 2013

11:15 EDT Tuesday, May 21, 2013

DENVER, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. announced yesterday that from the 3000+ entries submitted from partners' worldwide, Microsoft judges selected mcaConnect as Winner of the Microsoft Dynamics Industry Partner of the Year Award 2013.  This achievement highlights the superior value mcaConnect delivers to its manufacturing customers with the Microsoft Dynamics AX services and solutions they provide.  mcaConnect will be recognized for this award at the 2013 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, the company's premier annual event for industry partners, July 7?11 in Houston.


"mcaConnect is particularly excited about winning Industry Partner of the Year 2013 because this is the first year that Microsoft has consolidated multiple Dynamics industry categories into a single award. In previous years, Distribution, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Professional Services, Public Sector and Retail each had a winner.  For mcaConnect to achieve recognition as the winner for this award amongst our peers in every industry category is truly special," said Claude Watson, president, mcaConnect, LLC.

This year, there were 44 awards that celebrated each core partner competency, including cloud technology, Windows 8, and Microsoft Office and SharePoint applications, as well as entrepreneurial spirit, citizenship and sales excellence. More than 3,000 entries were collected from more than 100 countries; the award finalists and winners were selected from nominations based on their commitment to customers, their solutions' market impact and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.

"The 2013 Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists represent some of the best and brightest our ecosystem has to offer," said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft. "We applaud each of our partners for demonstrating exceptional dedication in working to solve the most pressing technology challenges facing our mutual customers today. Congratulations to each award winner on this recognition."

A complete list of categories, winners and finalists, including the 95 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award winners for 2013, is available at

About mcaConnectmcaConnect is a consulting firm with years of experience implementing ERP systems throughout manufacturing and distribution industries.  Headquartered in Denver, CO, mcaConnect is one of the largest US based Microsoft partners focused exclusively on selling and implementing Dynamics AX solutions to mid to enterprise size manufacturers and distributors.  mcaConnect was established in 2002, has offices throughout the United States and supports multi-national implementations around the world.

About Microsoft's Worldwide Partner ConferenceMicrosoft's Worldwide Partner Conference provides Microsoft's partner community with access to key marketing and business strategies, leadership, and information regarding specific customer solutions designed to help partners succeed in the marketplace. Along with informative learning opportunities covering sales, marketing, services and technology, the Worldwide Partner Conference is an ideal setting for partners to garner valuable knowledge from their peers and from Microsoft. More information can be found at and on the Partner Network home page at

About MicrosoftFounded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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SOURCE mcaConnect, LLC

For further information: Shawnee Parris, Director of Marketing, mcaConnect, LLC, 513-366-3388,

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