Codec named Microsoft Ireland Country Partner of the Year for 2023

Martina Naughton

Martina Naughton

Global Partner Sales Director - Microsoft Ireland

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I’m excited to announce that Codec has won the 2023 Microsoft Ireland Partner of the Year Award and will be recognised at Microsoft Inspire on July 19-20 EMEA.

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards acknowledge outstanding successes and innovations by partners across our global ecosystem.

As a trusted partner of Microsoft Ireland, Codec deliver transformative solutions across the full Microsoft suite to some of the largest strategic customers in Ireland. The company was honoured among a field of top Irish Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. 

“I am delighted to accept the Microsoft Ireland 2023 Country Partner of the Year award on behalf of our exceptional team at Codec. Their dedication, innovation, and unwavering commitment have driven transformative digital projects for our clients in the Public Sector and Healthcare Sector. This recognition is a testament to their remarkable achievements and the positive impact they have made. Together, we will continue pushing boundaries and shaping a brighter future.”Ronan Stafford, CEO, Codec

Established in 1985 and headquartered in Ireland, Codec is a high-growth, leading technology company with offices in Dublin, London, Belfast, and Malta. With a team of over 300 dedicated professionals, they are committed to delivering innovative solutions based on Microsoft technology. As a four-time recipient of the Microsoft Country Partner of the Year award, Codec specialises in providing business applications, artificial intelligence, and cloud infrastructure on the low-code Microsoft platform to organisations in the Public and Healthcare sectors. Beyond technology, Codec actively supports sustainability and their chosen charities, Ruhama and Flourish. 

We are delighted to announce Codec as Microsoft Ireland’s Country Partner of the Year for 2023. Codec’s exceptional drive for innovation, their dedication to customer success, and collaborative approach truly set them apart. Their unwavering commitment to assuring delivery of Microsoft’s cloud solutions has been instrumental in enabling their customers to thrive and embrace digital transformation. We look forward to continuing our partnership, developing innovative solutions, now and into the future, as Codec continues to exemplify excellence in leveraging Microsoft technology.

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