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Partner of the Year Awards 2021



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Welcome to the official landing page for everything you need to know about Microsoft Global/Local Partner of the Year Awards 2021. 

 This landing page has been created to give our Norwegian Partners a better overview of everything Inspire and Partner of the Year related. So, stick around and find out more below! 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Sherina at  Sherina.rendini@microsoft.com  


Norwegian Local Partner Awards 2021 

The Microsoft Norwegian Local Partner Awards acknowledge outstanding successes and innovations by partners and in a wide variety of categories, including partner competencies, cloud to edge technologies, entrepreneurial spirit and social impact. The window for nomination is open and deadline is June 4th. 

See all the categories


Global Partner of the Year Awards 2021 

We are excited to offer Microsoft partners a variety of awards designed to showcase solutions built on Microsoft technologies that provide benefits to all customers. These awards celebrate success as well as highlighting the great work done by partners in various industries and philanthropy arenas. The Country/Region Partner of the Year Awards recognize partner successes in over 100 countries/regions around the world. Nominating for the 2021 Microsoft Partner Network Partner of the Year Awards equals many more customers knowing about you and aligns your organization as an even stronger Microsoft partner. 



Winners Partner of the Year Awards 2021 

A big thank you to everyone who took part in the Global and Norwegian Local Partner of the Year Awards and a huge congratulations to our winners! 


Global Partner of the year – Norway  Sopra Steria 
Security Partner   ATEA 
Teams Solution   Point taken  
Co-sell Partner  TeitoEVRY 
Sustainability changemaker   DNV 
Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement  Avanade 
Skilling  Sopra Steria 
Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management & Finance  Axdata Norway 
Digitalization Partner for SMB  Crayon 
Azure Migration   Visolit 
Azure Innovation   Crayon 
Surface   ATEA 
Education  ATEA 
Startup  Globus AI 
Woman in Technology  Lillian Harsen 



Finalists of Partner of the Year Awards 2021 


Security Partner   CrayonInnofactor NorgeIronstone 
Teams Solution   CloudWay Crayon Telenor Pexip 
Co-sell Partner  Pexip, Optimizely,CatalystOne Solutions,Framsikt AS 
Sustainability changemaker  KPMG, InfoTiles,Knowit 
Skilling  TietoEVRY ,ATEA, Capgemini, Move AS,Visolit 
Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement   Sopra Steria ,Skill AS ,ProsessPilotene as 
Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management & Finance  Columbus A/S ,KPMG ,EY,Oseberg Solutions AS 
Digitalization Partner for SMB  Protekt IT AS ,Skill AS, ATEA, Techdata  
Azure Migration    ATEA, Sopra Steria, Crayon, TietoEvry 
Azure Innovation   Capgemini, CogniteBouvet ASA Knowit Ingraphic 
Surface   Advania, Dustin   
Education  Crayon (Rewired), Skooler, Enable AS   
Startup  Capassa, SEMINE – The AI Accounting Platform, Völur 
Woman in Technology  Paula DoyleMerethe Stave Marte Stevening  Anne Sofie Nygaard
Nadiia Krychylska, Therese Gule

Media of the Award winners can be found here


Winners Partner of the Year Awards 2020 

A big thank you to everyone who took part in the Norwegian Local Partner of the Year Awards and a huge congratulations to our winners! 


Partner of the year  TietoEVRY 
Modern Workplace  Point Taken 
Sikkerhet  Crayon Rewired 
Azure  Crayon 
Business Applications  DXC Technology 
Digitalisering SMB  Ironstone 
Surface  Advania 
Digital transformation
Data and AI
Sopra Steria  
Hedersprisen  Oscar Hovland 
Ildsjelprisen  Ørjan Torsteinsen 

A recording of the award ceremony is available here 

and the prize ceremony here 


Microsoft Inspire 2021 

Microsoft Inspire came to you as a digital event July 14-15, 2021. Registration were open in June 2021 and has helped partners engage and connect with the global partner network throughout the year. Wach on demand sessions here (Your home for Microsoft Inspire) 


Sessions on Demand 2020 

Global Inspire 2020 

Global Microsoft Inspire – Tuesday, July 21st, 17:00 – Thursday, July 23rd, 17:00 CEST 

When you registered for Global Inspire you also automatically got access to almost all the sessions on demand afterwards. Now everyone on your team can take advantage of the valuable insights and connections Microsoft Inspire has to offer.
Find on demand sessions here 

Additional Norwegian Sessions around Inspire 

Norwegian Inspire General Session – Wednesday, October 22nd, 09:00-11:30 CEST 

As everything was virtual this year, we know that it could get confusing to figure out how to get the best personalised experience out of it. So, in this call we went through the process with you again and answered any questions you might have still had.
Find session on demand here or watch the recording here 

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