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These recognitions are a reflection on the high quality and innovative solutions that we are building

Sogeti has announced it has won the 2012 Microsoft System Integrator - Windows Azure Partner of the Year Award. 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.

“We are delighted and honoured to be recognised by Microsoft as the Systems Integrator-Windows Azure Partner of the Year as well as the Alliance Cloud Innovation Partner of the Year. These recognitions are a reflection on the high quality and innovative solutions that we are building,” said Hans Van Waayenburg, COO of Sogeti Group.

Sanjeev Agarwal, SVP, Microsoft Solutions Practice at Sogeti, said: “Windows Azure represents a major leap in the speed and efficiency by which new workloads could be deployed by organisations. We are very proud and excited to be in the forefront leading this effort of helping our mutual clients benefit from the technological advancements of this new platform.”

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide. Sogeti was recognised for providing outstanding solutions and services in System Integrator- Windows Azure.

The Windows Azure Platform Partner of the Year Award recognises SI partners that together or independently incorporated Windows Azure and SQL Azure, developing robust services and practices around the cloud platform. The winner demonstrated innovation, competitive differentiation, and customer value while showcasing the benefits of using the Windows Azure platform.

“Microsoft is excited to honour Sogeti as the Windows Azure SI Partner of the Year for their ‘Smart Ideas around Energy’ campaign. Sogeti’s hard work and innovative thinking were reflected in their delivery of a robust solution designed to be dynamically scalable to address an ever-changing usage pattern for their campaign website, ” said Bill Hilf, general manager, Windows Azure, Microsoft Corporation.

The Microsoft Partner Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year. This year Sogeti was not only a winner of the Microsoft System Integrator – Windows Azure Partner of the Year Award, but also received another two Microsoft awards; Microsoft Alliance Cloud Innovation Partner of the Year and Swedish Country Partner of the Year. In addition Sogeti was selected as a top finalist for the 2012 Microsoft Desktop Partner of the Year Award.

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Jessica Branco or Dave Wilby
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About Sogeti

Sogeti is a leading provider of professional technology services, specialising in Application Management, Infrastructure Management, High-Tech Engineering and Testing. Working closely with its clients, Sogeti enables them to leverage technological innovation and achieve maximum results. Sogeti brings together more than 20,000 professionals in 15 countries and is present in over 100 locations in Europe, the US and India. Sogeti is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cap Gemini S.A., listed on the Paris Stock Exchange. For more information please visit

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