MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 14, 2016) - Orckestra is proud to announce that our team has won the 2016 Microsoft Canada Enterprise Cloud Platform Innovation IMPACT Award. This recognition represents partners who have embraced technology to achieve more and are leading the path to innovation in the mobile-first, cloud-first world. Microsoft Canada presented these awards in 16 categories on July 10, 2016, at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto, ON. Winners were selected based on the outstanding work the companies provided to their customers and community.
"The 2016 IMPACT Award winners and finalists represent the most innovative and transformative work being done across our partner community," said Janet Kennedy, President, Microsoft Canada. "It is important to recognize and celebrate the value and opportunity these solutions create for our mutual customers. Congratulations to all of this year's winners on this tremendous achievement."
This year the IMPACT Awards recognized partners who provided the most innovative and comprehensive solutions that empowered their customers to be more profitable, agile and ultimately achieve more.
Orckestra won the Enterprise Cloud Platform Innovation Award for the second year in a row by demonstrating industry-leading innovation with the digital commerce transformation of a number of top specialty retailers in Canada. By providing a single commerce platform for traditional retailers to extend their digital commerce and operations capabilities, Orckestra is helping to level the playing field in the industry by providing exceptional customer experiences for retailers online and in their physical stores.
The Orckestra Commerce Orchestration™ platform, built on Azure with an open cloud architecture, allows mid-size to large enterprises to drive all of their customers' shopping experiences on the web, mobile and in-store from one central platform.
"We are truly honored to be recognized by Microsoft as a leader in the industry year after year. We work hard every day to offer our clients a state-of-the-art commerce platform, bringing retail experiences, data and operations together in one solution," stated Louis Fournier, Orckestra's President and CEO.
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Orckestra is a leading provider of modern commerce solutions, offering a single commerce platform to create and manage the most engaging shopping experiences across the web, mobile and in-store. Built on the Microsoft Azure open cloud, our Commerce Orchestration™ platform establishes a unique central commerce layer that unifies all retail systems and customer touchpoints, and helps enterprise organizations grow their business successfully in the global marketplace. We fuel digital innovation for leading retailers, grocers and branded manufacturers, enabling them to deliver differentiating commerce experiences faster with lower IT burden and operating costs, and maximum revenue growth.