Cardinal Solutions Recognized as Microsoft 2017 Worldwide Partner of the Year
Written by: Alex Curtis | Posted Jun 2, 2017


Cardinal Solutions announced it has won the Microsoft 2017 Worldwide Partner of the Year Award for Open Source on Azure. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“We are very grateful to be recognized as a Worldwide Partner of the Year,” said Brandon Ebken, Chief Technology Officer for Cardinal. “Open source is a first-class citizen on Azure, and has enabled cloud transformation for some of our most complex enterprise customers. Our team has worked with incredible focus on technical excellence and customer satisfaction, in a domain that evolves very fast. We’re truly humbled to be recognized as one of the best.”

Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,800 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. Cardinal was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Open Source.

“We are honored to recognize Cardinal as a Microsoft Country Partner of the Year,” said Ron Huddleston corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “Cardinal is a prime example of the expertise and innovation we see in our Microsoft partner community to deliver transformative solutions.”

Cardinal has been a Microsoft partner since 2001 and is a part of Microsoft’s National Solution Provider Program. They deliver digital solutions across mobile, web, analytics, and cloud, including a rich history of digital transformation with Azure. By embracing Open Source Solutions across their full stack of offerings, Cardinal is able to meet customer requirements and evolve them from on-premises to hybrid or full-cloud deployments.


The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.


Cardinal Solutions is a national IT solutions provider, founded in 1996, with offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, and Nashville in the Central Region, and Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh and Tampa in the Greater Southeast Region. As a Microsoft Certified Partner, Cardinal has a proven track record of developing high-quality solutions with a portfolio of real-world customer references. With a passion for hiring and developing the industry’s best people, Cardinal partners with clients to identify innovative ideas and effective best practices to continually deliver high-value, quick to market technology solutions. Cardinal Solutions has over 450 consultants and a revenue of $65 million.

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