Arctic Information Technology Recognized with Microsoft Cloud Services Spotlight Award

Arctic IT is recognized by Microsoft for commitment to customers and achievements with cloud solutions.

Arctic Information Technology has been awarded the Microsoft Cloud Services Partner Spotlight Award. This award is presented to the U.S. Microsoft partner that has led the small business channel in developing and building a Microsoft Cloud Services practice, proactively shared their story with other partners for purposes of best- practice sharing and channel building, and has outperformed their peers in selling Microsoft Online Services during Microsoft’s fiscal 2010.

Arctic IT received this recognition at the Ingram Micro Venture Tech Network fall invitational conference in San Francisco, October 5 where technology solution providers from throughout North America gathered to engage with each other and industry leading manufacturers such as Cisco Systems, Buffalo Technologies, Citrix Systems, HP, IBM, Lenovo, and Microsoft.

“Microsoft is proud to recognize Arctic IT for its outstanding achievement,” said Darren Harbaugh, Microsoft’s National Partner Account Manager – US Distribution. “This honor is a direct reflection of the great work that Arctic IT’s team has been doing to help their customers leverage cloud technologies to their advantage. We appreciate their efforts and they  should be very proud of this accomplishment.”

Arctic IT president, Steve Dike, and managing account executive, Mark Mathis, were on hand to accept the award. “We  are delighted and honored to receive recognition for the work done over the past year to help our clients embrace and be successful with cloud technologies in their businesses,” said Mathis. “In the last year our online customer roster has grown to more than 50 clients that represent more than 800 users in organizations of all types and sizes located all over North America. They are now running on a secure, reliable platform that provides unparalleled scalability.”

About Arctic IT

Arctic IT provides business solutions, network infrastructure technologies, consulting, managed services and training to businesses throughout Alaska and across the nation. Arctic IT the first partner to deploy Microsoft cloud solutions (July, 2008) and was the first Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in Alaska; a distinction that is granted to Microsoft Partners that demonstrate the highest levels of ongoing customer satisfaction, depth of services across the organization, and the relentless pursuit of certification by its consulting staff. www.arcticit.com