Mint Group as the 2019 Microsoft Partner of the year won the Cloud CRM Partner of the Year, Artificial Intelligence Partner of the Year, and the prestigious Best Go-To-Market (GTM) Execution Partner of the Year Awards at the Microsoft Partner Awards 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa – 26 September 2019 – As the 2019 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for South Africa, Mint Group today announced that it also won the Cloud CRM Partner of the Year, Artificial Intelligence Partner of the Year, and the prestigious Best Go-To-Market (GTM) Execution Partner of the Year Awards at the local Microsoft Partner Awards in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In addition, Mint was also named as finalists for the Cloud Platform Partner of the Year and Modern Workplace Partner of the Year awards.
“Mint Group is very proud to be recognised as a leader in the Cloud CRM, AI and GTM spheres. Owing to the unwavering dedication and support from our employees, partners and clients, we can continuously deliver Better Business, Creating Tomorrow by placing people at the center of every innovation,” stated Mint Group CEO Carel du Toit.
He added that Mint Group is continuously cementing its position as the partner of choice for cloud transformation in South Africa. “As the only partner to gain membership into the 2019/2020 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications for three years running, we are among the top 1% of Microsoft partners globally when it comes to the development, implementation and transformation of Cloud CRM solutions. This expertise also extends to our Modern Workplace, AI and Cloud Platform solutions.”
Mint Inland MD Wilhelm van Rensburg extended a heartfelt thanks towards Mint’s clients for the trust placed in the organisation to drive transformation. “In the absence of trust, business transformation is not possible. Our clients are the conveyors of our solutions that spark innovation.”
He added that what sets Mint apart when it comes to innovative solutions is the organisation’s ability to tailor unique transformations and enablement strategies according to a client’s environment coupled with best-of-breed skills and expertise to ensure that full value is unlocked from the technology.
Concurring with van Rensburg, Mint Head of Brand, Sugeshni Subroyen, added that this competitive advantage secured Mint’s position as the Best GTM Partner of the Year for 2019.
“Mint Group spearheads unique client and solution experiences with targeted marketing activities that excite the market about the potential of cloud solutions. The cumulative passion and dedication of the people that fall under the Mint brand enable unsurpassed experiences that ensure ongoing advancements and transformation in the technology sphere.”
The 2019 Microsoft Partner awards were presented in several categories with multiple entries received from Microsoft partners across South Africa. The awards won by Mint recognises the organisation’s leading stance across Africa with digital transformation and innovation.
Cloud CRM Partner of the Year Award
The Cloud CRM Partner of the Year Award recognises a partner who differentiates themselves as premiere industry providers of Dynamics 365 that deliver modern intelligent experiences and services that connect all the data across an organisation to help their customers make better, faster decisions and achieve optimal outcomes.
Artificial Intelligence Partner of the Year Award
The Artificial Intelligence Partner of the Year Award recognises Mint as a partner that delivers on AI services based on the Microsoft Azure AI platform, explains Mint Intelligent Insights (II) Head Peter Reid.
Best GTM Partner of the Year Award
The Microsoft-selected Best Go-to-Market Execution Partner of the Year Award recognises partners that generated the most opportunities in a co-marketing investment with a Microsoft Partner Marketing Advisor, utilising Microsoft marketing programmes.
Prospering through Partnership
Du Toit also extended his congratulations to Mint Group’s peers who were recognised at the awards. He highlighted other multiple-award winners such as BUI, Altron Karabina, Tangent Solutions and Accenture who won the prestigious MD Partner of the Year Award for 2019.
“A win for one partner is a win for us all, enabling us to drive innovation forward. As technology keeps evolving Microsoft partners continuously push the boundaries of innovation, crafting disruptive solutions to cater for the challenges and opportunities in South Africa. Mint Group is excited to continue Creating Tomorrow with the Microsoft Partner Network.”
Mint Group is a global IT consultancy and development house recognised amongst the top 1% global business application integrators. As an Inner Circle Microsoft Gold Partner, Mint enables better business by digitally transforming its clients through Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP Business Applications, Microsoft 365, Azure, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the digital space. 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.
Mint Group. Create Tomorrow.