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Slalom Consulting

June 29, 2011 09:00 ET

Slalom Consulting Recognized as 2011 Microsoft Online Services Solution Partner of the Year

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jun 29, 2011) - Today, Slalom Consulting, a premier business and technology consulting firm, announced it has won the 2011 Microsoft Online Services Solution Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

"Cloud Computing represents one of the biggest paradigm shifts in technology in decades with enormous value for IT and for business users. Microsoft is leading this revolution and has clearly stated that Online Services have been and will be one of their biggest bets ever as a company. Slalom Consulting is honored to be Microsoft's Global Online Services Partner of the Year for FY 2011. The award represents Slalom's deep commitment to Microsoft and Microsoft's entire suite of Online Services and our ongoing goal of helping bring leading, innovative solutions to our customers to help them win on their most strategic initiatives," said Dave Cutler, General Manager, Technology Solutions at Slalom Consulting.

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 3,000 entrants worldwide. Slalom Consulting was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Microsoft Online Services Solution Partner of the Year. The Online Services Solution Partner of the Year Award for building a successful cloud practice recognizes Slalom Consulting, who has shown both innovation and results related to selling and delivering solutions to corporate account and enterprise customers based on Microsoft Online Services (including Microsoft Office SharePoint Online, Microsoft Office Exchange Online, Microsoft Office Live Meeting, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, and Microsoft Office Communications Online), and has met customer demands with scale and momentum.

"As an Online Services Solution Partner, Slalom Consulting has distinguished itself though its ability to innovate and deliver enhanced solutions to Corporate Account and Enterprise customers based on Microsoft Online Services," said Betsy Frost Webb, general manager of Microosft Office Division at Microsoft. "For this achievement and its outstanding success in building an active cloud business practice, we are pleased to recognize Slalom Consulting as Microsoft's Online Services Solution Partner of the Year."

During Microsoft's fiscal year 2011, Slalom Consulting also received three Microsoft Regional Managed Partner Awards for Online Services solutions, including two Cloud Power Awards and a Best Practice Award. The combination of these awards, culminating with the 2011 Partner of the Year Award, is significant and confirms Slalom's extensive national capabilities and dedication to delivering exceptional solutions.

The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.

About Slalom
Slalom Consulting brings business and technology expertise together to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience, and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning solutions in areas such as business intelligence, mobility, and cloud through a national network of local offices across 10 North American cities.

Founded in 2001 and based in Seattle, WA, Slalom has rapidly grown to more than 1,100 employees. In 2010, Slalom earned recognition as the "United States Partner of the Year" by Microsoft and one of the "Top 10 Best Firms to Work For" by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit slalom.com.