PARIS, FR — June 6, 2019 — Arkadin today announced it has won the 2019 Microsoft Intelligent Communications 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.
Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,900 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. Arkadin was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in the Intelligent Communications Partner of the Year category. The Intelligent Communications Partner of the Year Award recognizes partners with proven expertise in delivering transformative teamwork, calling and meetings solutions with Microsoft Teams. Arkadin was named as the winner for transitioning its communications practice from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams; complementing its existing portfolio. With this, Arkadin is continuing to deliver end-to-end solutions that are solving customer business challenges and enabling organizations to harness the power of Intelligent Communications with Microsoft Teams. “Today, employees work in twice as many teams as they did five years ago and there is a growing need for organizations to equip staff with the tools to communicate and collaborate more effectively in the modern workspace. Many businesses already understand the value of moving to Microsoft Teams. However, to realise its full potential and make the move a success, the right partner is needed to support with what can be a complex transition,” said Christophe Reyes, UCaaS Managing Director at Arkadin. Reyes continues: “We’re thrilled to be named as 2019 Microsoft Intelligent Communications Partner of the Year, as it validates Arkadin’s efforts in delivering Microsoft Teams to businesses globally. It’s an outstanding achievement and a recognition of the value Arkadin brings to its customers in their journey to a smarter workplace.” Today’s modern workforce requires smart communication and collaboration tools that enable quick and dynamic interaction, available across multiple devices, to drive enhanced employee engagement. With over 17-years of Microsoft experience and over 200 global Microsoft certified members completely focused on Cloud Unified Communications, Arkadin’s core focus is to deliver on the promise that Microsoft Teams offers. It supports its customers throughout the entire journey, ensuring Teams deployments meets the individual needs of each business. “It’s an honor to recognize finalists and winners of the Microsoft 2019 Partner of the Year Awards,” said Gavriella Schuster, Corporate Vice President, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “These companies are successfully leading their industries, building intelligent solutions, addressing complex business challenges and making more possible for customers around the world. I’m honored to congratulate each winner and finalist.” The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.
Arkadin Cloud Communications is an NTT company, with 1100 employees and operating in more than 30 countries around the world. Focused on delivering smart communication to enable smarter workspaces, we provide world-class cloud communication solutions that enable dynamic collaboration interactions for improved workforce efficiency, productivity and engagement.
Following its acquisition of Applicable in 2016, Arkadin has accelerated its delivery of Microsoft UC solutions to the large enterprise market. With a focus on user experience and complex voice transitions to the cloud, together with our core telephony offerings, Applicable is maximizing the potential of Microsoft Teams voice today across the globe.