(The Hosting News) – Tenzing Managed IT Services (Tenzing), a leading provider of hosting solutions for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers and Ecommerce systems integrators, announced today that it has been selected as the winner in the Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year award category at the 2010 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. The eighth annual IMPACT awards recognize excellence across the large and diverse community of Microsoft’s Canadian technology partners. The winners were announced at an award ceremony in Toronto on November 9, 2010.
“Our annual IMPACT Awards celebrate the infinite possibilities innovative technology partners bring to customers on a regular basis,” said Corinne Sharp, National Director, Canadian Partner Network, Microsoft Canada Inc. “Technology partners like Tenzing are always finding new and exciting ways to raise the bar making them true leaders in their respective fields.”
Tenzing was chosen as the winner in the Hosting Solutions Partner of the Year award category for its work with Makeover Solutions Inc. Makeover Solutions is a SaaS company that powers the Virtual Makeover (VMO) application used by beauty brands such as Avon, Clairol, L’Oreal, Mary Kay and Max Factor. Tenzing designed and delivered a managed hosting solution for Makeover Solutions that receives 100 million impressions per month from around the world and ensures a compelling consumer experience by dynamically handling traffic spikes tied to promotional campaigns and television appearances.
“This is a tremendous achievement for Tenzing. It recognizes our commitment to excellence and innovation in the delivery of enterprise-class SaaS applications by leveraging Microsoft technologies,” says Kelly Beardmore, Tenzing’s CTO. “We are very proud of the work we have done with Makeover Solutions as it showcases the capabilities of our EVEREST Cloud Hosting Platform and the dedication of the Tenzing team.”
About the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards
In 2003, Microsoft Canada replaced all of its previous technology partner awards with a unified program that also recognizes customer service, marketing, and contribution to the community. Microsoft Canada has outlined 30 categories to highlight the Partner Network competencies to honour the achievements of top technology partners.
The Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards were open to Systems Integrators, Large Account Resellers, Direct Market Resellers, Value Added Resellers, Distributors, Systems Builders, Authorized Education Resellers, Certified Partners for Learning Solutions, Microsoft Certified Partners, Independent Software Vendors, Channel Suppliers, Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) Partners and Original Equipment Manufacturers.
For a list of all 2010 finalists, and more information on the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards, please visit http://www.microsoft.ca/awards.
About Tenzing Managed IT Services
Founded in 1998, Tenzing is a managed hosting company trusted by leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers and Ecommerce systems integrators to deliver business critical applications to some of the world’s largest companies and most recognizable brands. Tenzing’s mission-critical hosting infrastructure, mature IT Service Management (ITSM) practices, and comprehensive application-level Service Level Agreements (SLAs), enable the reliable, secure, and scalable delivery of complex SaaS and Ecommerce applications. Tenzing is ISO 27001 and SAS 70 Type II certified with data centres in Toronto, Vancouver and Kelowna, B.C. For more information, visit www.tenzing.com.