Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Ireland 2011
Pictured from left: Paul Rellis, Managing Director at Microsoft Ireland and Justin Keatinge, Version 1 Managing Director
The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Version 1 Director Tom O'Connor said, "Over the last few years we have invested significantly in our technology partnerships and grown our Microsoft Practice to be the largest and most experienced in the country. We have over 60 Microsoft Certified Professionals and have earned 6 Gold and 5 Silver competencies in the Microsoft Partner Programme. We are delighted to receive this award which acknowledges our unrivalled expertise in leveraging Microsoft technology to deliver value-driven solutions for our customers."
Microsoft Ireland spokesperson Martin Cullen, Director, SMS&P Microsoft Ireland commented, "Version 1's commitment to continuously investing in and developing its partnerships and its people is an inspiration and example in how Microsoft's Irish partners are working to deliver the innovative solutions and services which enable business to increase productivity and efficiency while reducing cost. Irish Businesses need experienced partners like Version 1 so that they can get on with what they do best, which is innovate to help strengthen and grow their businesses in a competitive global environment."