Leading grid software provider Digipede Technologies today announced it has won the Partner of the Year Award for ISV/Software Solutions, Innovation at the 2007 Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference. Digipede was chosen out of an international field of top Microsoft Partners as delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology. The awards were distributed at a ceremony on July 11 in Denver, CO at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.
"We're delighted to receive this award from Microsoft. Innovation is a core value at Digipede -- we innovate to help our customers improve application performance and business performance. With this award, Microsoft recognizes the value of our .NET-based distributed computing solution. Digipede continues to work closely with multiple groups within Microsoft to deliver even greater innovations for more customers in the coming year," said John Powers, CEO of Digipede.
Awards were presented in a number of categories, with winners chosen from a pool of more than 1,800 entrants worldwide. Digipede Technologies was recognized for superior technology and innovation in ISV/Software Solutions, Innovation. The ISV/Software Solutions Innovation Partner of the Year recognizes a software vendor who has developed an innovative, new approach to solving a new or existing business or consumer need utilizing Microsoft’s latest server or client technologies. The winning partner demonstrated leadership in the areas of innovation, market potential, media/analyst buzz, investor value creation and customer adoption with a least three active business customers or 1,000 consumers.
“Microsoft’s judges noted that Digipede’s entry combines the power of distributed computing and .NET with their innovative technology to distribute processing across existing Windows computers. Their winning solution takes grid computing to new levels by dynamically allocating the computer power of both dedicated and idle resources to achieve dramatic improvements in application performance,” said Robert Deshaies, vice president, U.S. Partner Group, Microsoft Corp.
The Microsoft Partner Program Awards recognize Microsoft Partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the last year.
The Digipede Network is an affordable distributed computing solution built entirely on Microsoft .NET that dramatically improves the speed and performance of demanding real-world business applications. Integrated with Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Studio, Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003, and other Windows Server products, the Digipede Network is radically easier to buy, install and use than other grid-computing solutions. Using the Digipede Network, businesses can easily achieve the benefits of grid computing, including improved IT agility and increased application scalability. Developers can write .NET or COM applications that will take advantage of hundreds or thousands of computers, bringing the power of grid computing to the Windows platform.