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NewsGator & Rightpoint Honored as FY10 Regional Partner Award Winners by Microsoft for Partnering to succeed
Jul 13, 2010 (01:07 PM EDT)


WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- This week at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, NewsGator along with partner Rightpoint, received recognition and reward for winning the FY10 Regional Partner Partnering to succeed Award for their continued commitment over the past year. NewsGator and Rightpoint stand out as leaders within the extensive field of Microsoft Partners for delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology.

"The value of Microsoft's Partner channel is immeasurable. This award highlights the partners' value, dedication, and commitment to our business. The tremendous contributions and achievements of our partners continue to be the cornerstone of Microsoft's success," said Jennifer Heard, Microsoft's vice president - Central Region SMS&P. "We have the best partners in the world -- we can't do this without them."

The Microsoft Partner Program Regional Award Winners were chosen from a pool of Area Award Winners throughout this fiscal year. The awards recognize Microsoft Partners that have consistently delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions to their net new and existing customer base over the past year.

"We are delighted to recognize some of our top performing Central Region partners this year. These partners have demonstrated outstanding performance and commitment to our customers while continuing to innovate and grow market share. These above and beyond efforts deserve the praise. Congratulations!" said Liz Siver, Microsoft Managed Partner GM - Central Region SMS&P.

Partnering to succeed recognizes situations where multiple partners work together to help solve customers' business issues. All the partners in the selected winning nomination will be recognized.

"We help organizations that use SharePoint measurably improve their performance through social computing with NewsGator Social Sites," said JB Holston, CEO and president of NewsGator, which was recently selected as a finalist for Microsoft ISV/Software Solutions Partner of the Year. "We're very proud of the relationship we've built with Microsoft, and thrilled to magnify its impact by building out a high-value global ecosystem with stellar Microsoft Partners like Rightpoint. 'Partners partnering' like this can be a powerful ingredient in helping customers succeed. We're proud to be recognized."

About NewsGator

NewsGator makes SharePoint social. Our Enterprise 2.0 software suite, Social Sites, boosts any organization's performance with the power of innovation management, collaboration and knowledge-sharing both inside the enterprise and out. Customers achieving results with Social Sites include Accenture, Biogen Idec, CME Federal Credit Union, Deloitte, Fujitsu, Novartis, The United States Air Force and The United States Army. Get social at www.newsgator.com.

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