Kópavogur, Iceland — June 28, 2022 — Annata today announced it has been named a finalist of the Automotive, Mobility, and Transportation 2022 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored to be among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
Jóhann Jónsson, CEO and co-founder of Annata said, “We are proud, humbled, and thankful for being named a finalist for the “2022 Microsoft Automotive, Mobility, and Transportation Partner of the Year Award” for the second time running after winning the Partner of the Year award in 2019. This award is an important testament to all the hard work delivered by every single member of our staff in every project across more than fifty countries last year. It is also a valuable recognition of the continuous investments in innovation across automotive, mobility, and transportation industries covering the whole Microsoft technology stack”.
“We will use this recognition as an encouragement to aim even higher. Our customers are looking towards Annata and Microsoft to deliver tomorrow’s technology today as they navigate a time of enormous disruption, and we are ready to take on that challenge. I want to thank each member of our staff for their fine work, dedication, and loyalty. Last year, we celebrated our twentieth anniversary, and whilst it is true that we have accomplished much, we have only just started! To our loyal customers worldwide, we appreciate your partnership and business, it is because of you we are able to continue this amazing journey,” Jóhann Jónsson continued.
The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognizes Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered outstanding Microsoft-based applications, services, and devices in the past year. Awards were classified based on various categories, with honorees selected out of 3,900 submitted nominations from more than 100 countries worldwide. Annata was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services internationally.
Annata delivers solutions that are deeply embedded in the Microsoft ecosystem to empower businesses by synergistically working with them to develop new and innovative business models, unlocking opportunities that fit rapidly changing industry needs. Today, Annata is present in over 100 countries, and with our continued collaborative efforts with more than 50 channel partners, Annata is trusted by 150 global brands in the automotive and equipment industries.
Nick Parker, corporate vice president of Global Partner Solutions at Microsoft said “I am honored to announce the winners and finalists of the 2022 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. These partners were outstanding among the exceptional pool of nominees, and I am continuously impressed by their innovative use of Microsoft Cloud technologies and the impact for their customers.”
Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards is annually prior to the company’s global partner conference, Microsoft Inspire, which will take place on July 19-20 this year.
Additional details on the 2022 awards are available on the Microsoft Partner Network blog. The complete list of categories, winners and finalists can be found at https://partner.microsoft.com/en-us/inspire/awards
Annata is a business solutions provider that empowers businesses on their digital transformation journey. Annata’s global and industry expertise coupled with its strong partnership with Microsoft provides organizations with a business platform that offers innovative solutions, strong services, and unparalleled value to manufacturers, importers, distributors, dealers, service providers, rental companies, and fleet operators in the automotive, equipment, and medical device industries.
As a Microsoft GISV (Global Independent Software Vendor) since 2001, Annata delivers solutions that are deeply embedded in the Microsoft ecosystem, provides functionality that helps businesses deal with industry challenges, and transforms their existing operations and processes to adapt to and embrace new opportunities through technologies. Annata was awarded the partner of the year award by Microsoft in 2019 and emerged as a finalist in 2021. Microsoft has recognized Annata as an “Inner Circle” member, a status extended to the top 1% of Microsoft Dynamics partners worldwide.
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