ICONICS, Inc. recently announced it has won the 2014 Microsoft Public Sector CityNext Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
ICONICS is extremely pleased and honored to have been selected for this prestigious global award from Microsoft, said Russ Agrusa, President and CEO of ICONICS. This award recognizes innovation and success at providing software solutions that help customers reduce consumption and environmental impact. Our CityNext involvement reinforces the strength of our relationship with Microsoft, as well as our commitment to providing our customers and partners with cutting edge energy and sustainability solutions the world over.
Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,800 entrants from 117 different countries worldwide. ICONICS was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Microsoft s CityNext initiative including services pertaining to building automation and energy efficiency.
The Microsoft CityNext Partner of the Year Award recognizes the partner who best exemplifies how their solutions, built on Microsoft technology, address the most pressing challenges for cities and help them do more with less . The Microsoft platform provides a connected foundation for cities to build on, utilizing solutions and apps across core city functional solution areas and scenarios that present opportunities for cities to address challenges, spur economic growth and transform where they work and live.
Microsoft s success as a company depends on great partners, and ICONICS is a shining example of the kind of innovation our partner ecosystem drives year after year, said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. We are honored to recognize ICONICS as this year s winner of the 2014 Microsoft CityNext Partner of the Year award, and we applaud ICONICS dedication to providing innovative solutions that drive results for our mutual customers. The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.
ICONICS looks forward to being an ambassador of the global CityNext initiative as more and more countries catch the vision of developing smart cities that will conserve energy, protect environmental resources, and inspire the rest of the world to follow in their footsteps.
This recent award highlights the continued partnership between Microsoft and ICONICS. In 2013, ICONICS was named the Application Development Partner of the Year Finalist. In 2012, ICONICS was recognized as Microsoft's Sustainability Partner of the Year.