(The Hosting News) – SherWeb, a world-leading provider of hosted business email and collaboration solutions and Microsoft Gold Hosting partner, announces that it has been selected as a finalist in the Hosting Partner of the Year category for the 2011 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. The ninth annual IMPACT Awards recognize excellence within the Microsoft technology partner community in Canada. A pioneer of the worldwide cloud industry, SherWeb submitted its Hosted Exchange 2010-based project that includes applications such as Outlook 2010, SharePoint 2010, and OCS.
“Technology partners are at the core of Microsoft’s business,” said Neil Tanner, Vice-President, Small Business, Midmarket Solutions & Partners, Microsoft Canada Inc. “We are honoured to celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievements of industry leaders like SherWeb through the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. We are proud to work with them as they deliver innovative solutions to mutual customers.”
Peter Cassar, CEO and co-founder of SherWeb stated: “We are proud to figure among the elite group of finalists for this year’s Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. This recognition is a testimony to the worldwide success of SherWeb’s Hosted Exchange offering. With the coming launch of Lync 2010, we will further strengthen our position as the leading hosting provider of Exchange 2010 and SharePoint 2010.”
The winners will be announced at the award ceremony evening to be held on November 30, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, when SherWeb, along with other technology partner winners and finalists in each of the award categories, will be honoured.
About the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards
In 2003, Microsoft Canada Inc. launched the IMPACT Awards, a program to recognize the numerous achievements within its technology Partner community. This year’s awards program is bigger than ever with over 35 award categories designed to recognize excellence across Microsoft Partner Network competencies, emerging technologies, community involvement as well as sales, marketing and partnering excellence.
The IMPACT Awards are open to Active Canadian members of the Microsoft Partner Network.
For a list of all 2011 finalists, and more information on the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards, please visit http://www.microsoft.ca/awards.
About SherWeb Inc.
A worldwide award-winning hosted services leader ranked in the top 100 of the 2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM, SherWeb specializes in providing competitive email and collaboration solutions to businesses and partners around the world. Founded in 1998, SherWeb is a privately-owned company headquartered in Quebec, Canada. Its service portfolio includes Exchange 2010, Office Communications Server 2007, SharePoint Foundation 2010, Dynamics CRM, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, ActiveSync (iPhone), Web Hosting, Virtual Private Servers, and more. For more information, visit sherweb.com.