Microsoft names PH tech
firm ‘Partner for 2017’

June 7 2017 7:36 PM


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Microsoft has cited a Philippine technology company as its partner for 2017.

ePLDT, Inc., was honored “among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on the software firm’s technology, according to a statement from the local company.

In response to the recognition, Nerisse Ramos, ePLDT Group Chief Operations Officer, said the reward reflected “our unwavering commitment to our customers, and our drive to provide global-class expertise for ICT solutions in the Philippine market”.

“This accolade underlines the importance of productivity in the workplace, which we are truly proud to deliver with excellence to companies that are on their digital transformation journey.”

Jovy Hernandez, PLDT / SMART Senior Vice President and Head of Enterprise, added:

“We in PLDT Enterprise always put our customers at the forefront of our business.  We value their trust and as such ensure to provide only the highest standards of service and experience for them.  This award is a manifestation of this mindset, and we will continue to be partners in enabling their digital transformation.”

Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,800 entrants from 115 countries worldwide.

ePLDT was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services, as well as representing excellent subsidiary engagement in the Philippines.

The Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Awards honor partners at the country level that have demonstrated business excellence in delivering Microsoft solutions to multiple customers over the past year.

This award recognizes ePLDT as succeeding in effective engagement with its local Microsoft office while showcasing innovation and business impact, driving customer satisfaction, and winning new customer, according to the company.

“We are honored to recognize ePLDT of the Philippines as a Microsoft Country Partner of the Year,” said Ron Huddleston, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “ePLDT is a prime example of the expertise and innovation we see in our Microsoft partner community to deliver transformative solutions.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognizes those that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.