Oct 20, 2006

ICONICS Named 2006 Microsoft Partner of the Year Finalist

ICONICS, celebrating 20 years of providing web-enabled, OPC-based, HMI/SCADA visualization and manufacturing intelligence software for Microsoft Windows operating systems, announced its nomination for Microsoft Corp.’s Partner of the Year Award for Sales and Marketing in ISV/Software Solutions. Nominations for the 2006 Microsoft Partner Program Awards, which recognized top Microsoft Partners delivering market-leading, Microsoft-based solutions, were announced at the recent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.
“ICONICS is excited about being selected as a finalist in the ISV/Software Solutions category for Microsoft Partner of the Year,” said Russ Agrusa, president and CEO of ICONICS. “This recognition follows one year after our innovative Manufacturing Intelligence solution, BizViz, was nominated in the Technology Innovation and the Sales/Marketing in Business Intelligence Solutions categories. This year’s win signifies continuing and expanding success, not only in our relationship with Microsoft, but in satisfying our customers around the world.”
Awards were presented in a number of categories, with finalists chosen from a pool of more that 1,800 entrants worldwide. The ISV/Software Solutions Award recognizes partners that develop packaged software solutions based on Microsoft technologies. ICONICS, Inc. was nominated for this award for creating robust software to meet specific customer needs and market demand.
“Each year, our partners continue to set new standards with the level of solutions they develop and implement for our mutual customers,” said Allison Watson, vice president of the Worldwide Partner Sales and Marketing Group at Microsoft. “We are thrilled to recognize ICONICS as one of the partners leading the field in this category.”
The Microsoft Partner Program Awards recognize Microsoft Partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year. Multiple awards are distributed in four categories: Partner of the Year for Technology Innovation, Partner of the Year for Sales and Marketing, the Specialization Excellence Awards and the Microsoft Initiative Awards.