Belfast and London, UK – 8 June 2018 – Kainos Group plc, a leading provider of Digital Services and Platforms, today proudly announces it has won 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for the United Kingdom. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

Brendan Mooney, CEO of Kainos, commented: “We are delighted to be recognised by Microsoft – we have an excellent cultural fit, we are people and outcome focused and this award is worthy acknowledgment of that approach and our talented staff. We are currently delivering open source solutions on Azure at scale, across a variety of verticals, including Financial Services, Government and Healthcare. We also continue to invest in applied innovation working together with Microsoft’s Data and Artificial Intelligence specialists to deliver unique solutions for our customers. We look forward to working closely with Microsoft to build on our continued success together .”

Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,600 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. Kainos was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services, as well as representing excellent subsidiary engagement in United Kingdom.

The Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Awards honour partners at the country level that have demonstrated business excellence in delivering Microsoft solutions to multiple customers over the past year. This award recognizes Kainos as succeeding in effective engagement with its local Microsoft office while showcasing innovation and business impact, driving customer satisfaction, and winning new customers.

“We are honoured to recognize Kainos of the United Kingdom as a Microsoft Country Partner of the Year,” said Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “Kainos has distinguished itself as a top partner, exemplifying the remarkable expertise and innovation we see in our Microsoft partner community to deliver transformative solutions.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.