today announced it has won the 2014 Microsoft Server
Platform Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a
global field of top Microsoft Corp.
partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
The Server Platform Partner of the Year Award honors a partner who has
delivered solutions that enable customers to increase the reliability
and flexibility of server infrastructures, save time and reduce costs,
and provide a server platform for a dynamic and efficiently managed
datacenter. This award recognizes CommVault and its Simpana® software
platform for dramatically transforming customers' server infrastructures
resulting in higher levels of scalability, availability and
reliability, reduced IT labor or hardware costs, and streamlined overall
"Microsoft's success as a company depends on great partners, and
CommVault is a shining example of the kind of innovation our partner
ecosystem drives year after year," said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice
president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. "We are honored to
recognize CommVault as this year's winner of the 2014 Microsoft Server
Platform Partner of the Year award, and we applaud CommVault's
dedication to providing innovative solutions that drive results for our
Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a
set of more than 2,800 entrants from 117 different countries worldwide.
CommVault was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and
services in data and information protection and management.
"CommVault is honored to be recognized as the Microsoft Server Platform
Partner of the Year for the second time," said Randy De Meno, chief
technologist, Windows Products & Microsoft Partnerships, CommVault.
"The recognition continues the tradition of strong collaboration between
CommVault and Microsoft which started fifteen years ago and is the
foundation of our Simpana platform today. That investment has enabled us
to quickly integrate Microsoft Azure compute and storage along with
Windows server and mobile environments , which is extremely beneficial
for our customers as the Simpana platform now provides a unified and
simplified way to manage on-premises, hybrid and cloud data."
The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize partners that have
developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the
past year and celebrate top Microsoft partners that are solving
customer challenges with creative technology solutions. Award winners
and finalists, chosen from nominations from around the world, will be
recognized at the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, taking
place July 13–17, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
Industry-leading Integration and Optimization for Microsoft-based IT Environments
CommVault recently announced an extension of its long relationship with
Microsoft by providing new, highly scalable solutions for managing and
protecting data in Hyper-V virtual environments, managing workloads in
Microsoft Azure, and new integration for Exchange, Office 365,
SharePoint, SQL Server and Windows endpoint devices.
These enhancements to CommVault's Simpana singular software platform are
tailored for Microsoft applications and infrastructure and are designed
to help enterprises cut costs by up to 50 percent, increase the value
of data, drive business efficiencies and reduce risk. They include new
capabilities for the management and access of data across the
enterprise, from front offices to hosted cloud services, designed for
the highest operational efficiency.