Kolari Private Limited trading as Independent Management Consultants (IMC) has announced that it has been selected as a 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards finalist in Networking Infrastructure Solutions.
IMC is based on the BCL Mine Site in Selebi- Phikwe and BCL Limited is one of their major customers. The infrastructure optimisation projects undertaken by IMC at BCL are amongst the solutions that have contributed to them being recognised with this award.
"To be recognised on a worldwide stage is a fantastic validation for us and for our customers," said Alex Mac Donald, a Director at IMC. "To be the first Microsoft partner in Botswana and in fact the entire East and Southern Africa region (excluding South Africa), to ever receive an award at the worldwide conference makes this achievement especially significant," he said. Awards will be presented in a number of categories, with winners chosen from a pool of nearly 2,000 entrants worldwide. The Networking Infrastructure Solutions Partner of the Year award honours partners who have infrastructure practices with proven proficiency in implementing solutions based on Windows Server operating systems. This award also recognises partners with innovative services-based solutions that help customers realize their potential by providing operational efficiencies with the help of Windows Server
"Congratulations to the 2009 WPC Award finalists who have demonstrated a superior level of expertise as well as a focus on delivering customer value. We look forward to seeing these partners fulfill their limitless potential as they continue to provide customers with world-class Microsoft solutions," said Watson. The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards recognises Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year . "This is a moment of great pride for BCL as the Award does not only recognize IMC strengths as a service provider but also the relevance of their systems to improve productivity and this truly epitomises the enabling power of IT," Siva Prasad, Divisional Manager Commercial Services, BCL Limited. IMC have been enrolled in the Microsoft Partner Programme since August 2007 and have attained the "Gold Certified" level of certification.