10th Sep, 2012 – OBS has been awarded the 2012 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Public Sector. The company was chosen out of a national field of top Microsoft Partners for delivering market-leading customer solutions built on the Microsoft platform.
“We are thrilled to be recognised by Microsoft as Partner of the Year for our commitment to serving customers across Australia’s Public Sector,” said Andy Neumann, OBS Managing Director.
Awards were presented in 24 categories, and OBS was recognised for superior technology and innovation in the Public Sector. The Public Sector Partner of the Year Award recognises Partners who have delivered exemplary solutions using Microsoft technologies to address customer business needs and challenges.
“OBS worked in conjunction with the Improvement Foundation to deliver, OHCREStreams. A web based reporting tool that eases the reporting burden by streamlining both paper based and online processes for nearly 300 health services that support over 560,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Australia.” said Neumann.
“Microsoft’s partner community is the heartbeat of the company and it is partners like OBS which showcase the hugely positive impact and contribution that this community makes in Australia.” said Toby Bowers, Partner Strategy & Programs Lead at Microsoft Australia. “For OBS, it’s about more than technology – their passion for helping the public sector delivers enhanced services to Australians in a manner that delivers excellent value for money for tax payers is truly what it’s all about.”
OBS is a leading Australian IT Services Company focused on helping organisations transform their business with Microsoft technologies. OBS has helped over 300 organisations including government, public and private businesses including a quarter of the ASX 200. As Australia’s first Microsoft Gold Partner, OBS currently holds five Microsoft Gold Competencies covering SharePoint, Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Cloud technologies. OBS was recently awarded Best Place to Work in Australia by BRW.