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Softchoice recognized with Microsoft Canada IMPACT Award for Windows 10 Innovation

Toronto, ON – July 25, 2017 – Softchoice, a leading North American IT solution and managed service provider, is pleased to announce they are winners of the 2017 Microsoft Canada IMPACT Award for Windows 10 Innovation. IMPACT Awards recognize Microsoft Canada partners who are leading the path to innovation in the mobile-first, cloud-first world.

“Today’s business users demand easy access to their work tools regardless of what device they’re on, be it a tablet, smartphone or laptop,” said Kevin Wright, Senior Vice President of Solutions and Services, Softchoice. “Windows 10 offers that converged, unified experience, however, making the leap to a new operating system is no small decision and no small undertaking. As a leading Microsoft partner, Softchoice has served as trusted advisor to customers in both the private and public sectors to evaluate, optimize and deploy Windows 10 to thousands of computers and mobile devices.”

The Windows 10 Innovation award recognizes a Microsoft enterprise partner for exceptional innovation in embracing Windows as a Service and the Windows 10 platform, and building a solution that delivered exceptional consumer value.
Softchoice was recognized for a solution that it collaborated on with i3 Solutions, migrating their award-winning healthcare application called Panacea to Windows 10 for two leading edge hospitals. Softchoice created a unifying infrastructure strategy that enabled Panacea to work efficiently and securely on the hospitals’ mobile devices used by patients and caregivers – cutting admin time for nurses by 30 percent and creating an innovative on-demand experience for patients.

“The IMPACT Awards recognize Microsoft’s community of partners, system integrators and service providers who are committed to the pursuit of quality and innovation,” said Jason Brommet, Commercial Channel Lead, Microsoft Canada. “In this mobile-first, cloud-first era, the work that Softchoice is doing to help small and mid-sized businesses innovate and digitally transform is more important than ever.”

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Cloud Service Provider (CSP), and Licensing Solutions Provider (LSP), Softchoice has over 150 pre-sales, licensing, and system engineers dedicated to streamlining their customers’ Microsoft journey from the desktop to mobile devices, and the data center to the cloud. As a managed service provider, Softchoice also provides organizations with ongoing monitoring, support and mentorship across Microsoft’s cloud services, including Azure and Office 365.

About Softchoice

As a leading North American provider of IT solutions and managed services, Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a national IT supplier with the personal touch and technical expertise of a local solutions provider. Softchoice’s holistic approach to technology includes solution design, implementation, asset management, and cloud and managed services, as well as access to one of the most comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks in North America. With over 1,600 employees, Softchoice manages the technology needs of thousands of corporate and public sector organizations across the United States and Canada.

Media Contact

Joel Hoidas
Manager of Communications, Softchoice
416-588-9002 ext. 222590
joel.hoidas [at] softchoice.com