Perficient named Microsoft 'Messaging Partner of the Year'

Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), the digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced it has been honored with the 2017 Microsoft Messaging Partner of the Year Award for innovation and implementation excellence using Microsoft technology to help businesses improve their anytime communications access, the company said.

The award recognizes Microsoft partners worldwide that plan, develop, deploy, and manage the messaging and collaboration platform Microsoft Exchange, whether on premises or through cloud technologies, in ways that lower the customer´s information technology costs, boost user productivity, and better manage risk. Perficient was honored for implementing a financial services organization´s communications upgrade and full migration to the cloud involving more than 50,000 Exchange and 12,000 Skype for Business global users.

Perficient´s deployment of Office 365 and Skype for Business Online modernized the organization´s approach to collaboration, communication, and advanced productivity, and provided flexibility for inclusion of future domestic and global acquisitions. The organization also now has the ability to accurately project and plan future global conferencing costs, saving time, resources, and money.

Perficient will receive the award during Microsoft Inspire, formerly the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize those partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.

Perficient, a Microsoft National Solution Provider and a Gold Certified Partner, has helped enterprise customers take more than four million users to the Microsoft Cloud. Perficient employs more than 350 Microsoft-focused consultants, including more than 125 certified Microsoft Cloud consultants.

In 2016, Perficient was designated Microsoft´s East Region National Solution Provider (NSP) Partner of the Year and Cloud Partner of the Year, Central Region NSP Partner of the Year, and West Region NSP Partner of the Year — the same honors it received in 2015. Together, the awards highlight Perficient´s capabilities in and successful implementations of Microsoft solutions nationwide. These solutions include cloud computing technologies such as Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Skype for Business Online, Yammer, SharePoint Online, Matter Center, and Sitecore.

Founded in 1998, Perficient has grown from a startup to an industry leader serving clients from locations across North America, Europe, China, and India. Perficient partners with Microsoft and other technology vendors to deliver digital experience, business optimization, and industry solutions and support. Perficient is also at the forefront of industry thought leadership on digital transformation — a means of modernizing the systems that create, deliver and sustain meaningful customer experiences.

Perficient is the digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America.