• For the first time, augmensys, COPA-DATA, icomedias and PROLOGICS, an alliance of four Austrian software companies, has won the award.
  • isv4industry won over with its solution for consistent networking of production data and processes in the Industry 4.0 field.
  • The prize was awarded at the end of last week at the largest industry event for industry partners, the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, in Toronto, Canada.

As part of the Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Microsoft awarded two awards to Austrian prize-winners: The software alliance isv4industry was Microsoft Partner of the Year in Austria; COPA-DATA received the award in the “Public Sector: Microsoft CityNext” category.

“The digital transformation is engaging all industries and companies of all sizes – in Austria and around the world. Microsoft creates the basis for solutions in the field of Industry 4.0 and further develops its services through the valuable inputs of partners. I am therefore very proud that we have two prize winners from Austria in 2016, with which we are working together towards solutions for domestic and international companies”, said Lukas Keller, Director of SMEs and Partner Sales at Microsoft Austria.

Microsoft Partner of the year: Austrian software alliance for the factory of the future

With isv4industry, a software alliance that offers integrated, comprehensive solutions for smart factories of the future, has been awarded for the first time. The four partners contribute their respective competences.

“The technologies of all four partners are very developed and successful. At the same time, as a result of the joint presence, we are creating of one of the most comprehensive and best solutions for customers that are working on Industry 4.0 questions of the future”, said Johannes Petrowisch, COPA-DATA Global Partner & Business Development Manager. COPA-DATA provides its expertise in the field of industrial automation and makes the efficient measurement and analysis of data possible. PROLOGICS ensures optimum process and workflow management, which ensures consistent compliance. Augmented Reality is, for augmensys, the key technology with which the company makes industrial software more easily accessible and operable. icomedias controls mobile form solutions, through which the forms can also be edited offline, and with a real biometric signature on a tablet directly.

“With the software alliance isv4industry we link solutions of four providers with software and cloud services of Microsoft. To achieve this, we use different approaches across disciplines. This combination generates optimum customer value – better than anyone alone would be able to achieve”, says Christian Ekhart, CEO of icomedias.

isv4industry is Microsoft Country Partner of the Year

Lukas Keller, Sales Director Small, Medium & Partner Business Group at Microsoft Austria, Johannes Petrowisch, Global Partner & Business Development Manager at COPA-DATA, Dorothee Ritz, General Manager of Microsoft Austria, Christian Ekhart, CEO of icomedias, and Robert Hutter, CEO of PROLOGICS (from left to right), are looking forward to the Austrian success at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.

isv4industry and Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella with the Microsoft partners: Johannes Petrowisch in particular (left behind Nadella), Robert Hutter (right behind Nadella) and Christian Ekhart (right behind Nadella) are looking forward to the award as Microsoft Partner of the Year.