In yet another demonstration of Mint’s culture of being ‘first’, the global technology consultancy was announced as the Microsoft’s Application Development Partner of the Year at the technology giant’s annual partner awards hosted at the Gallagher Conference Centre in Midrand on August 24, 2016.
The Application Development Partner of the Year award recognises a partner comprising multiple references as well as showcasing an application that passed the Microsoft Azure, Windows Server 2012 R2, or Windows Phone application tests. In addition, a Microsoft Partner Network status of Silver or Gold is required.
Mint is the leader in the application development field with a gold Microsoft partner network status. In addition, its Smarter Systems development practice – focusing on Cloud, Application and Mobile development – together with its products business, .go, enjoyed multiple deployments for the 2016 financial year for various industries, such as financial services, tested data and mining.
Collectively, Mint’s Smarter Systems and .go practices also accumulated more than R20-million of revenue in licensing and services and innovated a mobile-first product ecosystem which rendered the release of industry-first solutions, enabling disruption across industry verticals possible.
“At the heart of Mint’s innovation and solution deployment is a belief in not only delivering service excellence to our clients, as proven by our annual customer satisfaction results, but also enabling them to keep abreast of transformation, ensure disruption and build lasting partnerships that enable us to grow together,” notes Mint Group Cloud, Application and Mobile Executive, Marius Burger.
He adds that Mint’s top customer differentiator is the full agile approach the organisation follows with development opportunities, application lifecycle management (ALM)and full security standards coupled with the organisation’s micro-services reference architecture utilised in all its ISV products.
Reflecting on the monumental operational growth that Mint Group enjoyed over the last financial year. go ISV Executive, Yvonne Dias, highlights that the Application Development Award recognises the hard work, dedication and passion that Mint’s employees and partners invest in its solutions and deployments. Dias concludes that Mint is a ceaseless organisation. “We will never stop innovating, disrupting or aspiring to new heights and look forward to continue achieving more with Microsoft.”
About Mint Group
Mint Group a global IT consultancy recognised as a top 1% global systems integrator. The organisation is also a member of the prestigious Inner Circle for Microsoft Dynamics third year running and recruits best-of-breed global IT skills and capabilities with two of only 144 ALM Rangers and 1 of only 160 PCSA’s globally employed as part of the Mint Group of companies. As the dominant solutions provider to Africa’s financial services conglomerates, the company enables better business by digitally leading its clients through Customer Centricity with Dynamics 365, Employee Engagement with Office 365, Intelligent Insights with AI and Cognitive Computing, and Smarter Systems with Azure in the digital space.
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