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19 Jul 2021

EY wins the 2021 Microsoft India Area Award for driving game changing innovation in a year of change

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New Delhi, 19 July 2021:  EY won the Microsoft India Area Award 2021 as the “Game Changer of the Year” for excellence in innovation and delivering unique customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. EY was bestowed with the title as part of the Microsoft Inspire India Area Summit’s 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards that acknowledge outstanding achievements and innovations from across Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.

The 2021 Microsoft India Area Award recognizes partners at the country level that enabled substantial growth in customer base or revenue by driving customer impact and satisfaction with Microsoft Cloud offerings. EY was bestowed with the title for enabling effective engagement and demonstrating innovation, competitive differentiation, and customer value, using Microsoft Cloud services.

The Microsoft India Area Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have demonstrated resiliency and continued dedication to changemaking through innovations based on Microsoft technology. The awards are classified in several categories, with winners chosen among partners in the country.

The Game Changer of the year title recognises EY’s role in methodically building a portfolio of game-changing industry platforms, resulting in growth year-over-year across energy, manufacturing, financial services, government, and health.

Venkat Krishnan, Executive Director, Global Partner Solutions, Microsoft India says:

“The award speaks for the EY teams’ dedication and commitment in developing innovative solutions and unique services for customers and ensuring enhanced satisfaction levels. In this year of change, EY demonstrated agility and creativity in building solutions based on Microsoft technology and delivering impact for clients, all while adapting to these changes themselves. I would like to extend my congratulations to the entire team for this win and I’m excited for new opportunities as we move ahead together.”

Sibjyoti Basu, EMEIA Microsoft Alliance Leader and EY India Alliance and Ecosystem Leader, says:

“We are thrilled and honoured to be recognized as the Game Changer of the Year being the recipient of the 2021 Microsoft India Area Award. EY teams continue to collaborate with Microsoft to innovate, intensify the market acceleration and deliver an even greater impact on governments, businesses and the communities we operate in. I am confident that together, we will continue to empower clients to achieve more in every step of their digital journeys.”

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