Sometime the hype around innovation in Kenya and the failure there after makes us forget that there are a number of Kenyan start-ups doing wonders. Cloud Productivity Solutions (CPS) is one such companies. They specialize in helping customers save money by providing them with right tools to run their business. One of the tool is what they call CPS FastTrack, which helps their customers to deploy Microsoft Cloud Solutions such as Microsoft 365, Azure or Dynamics 365.
The other one is CloudCall, which leverages Microsoft Teams in Office 365 and provides a complete online solution to service all their clients communication needs to drive unparalleled collaboration
Their work with Microsoft was recognized at the 2020 Microsoft Global inspire Awards that recognize partners demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
Speaking about the awards, Ibrahim Youssry, General Manager at Microsoft Middle East and Africa Emerging Markets said “As a company, we have always believed in bringing technology closer to those who need it most, allowing everyone to ultimately achieve more. We’ve been able to do this through connecting our partners with customers and each other – enabling business growth and driving digital transformation,”
Other winners from the continent include Salt Essential IT from Namibia. Salt has been at the forefront of driving a modern workplace story infused with their own solutions and bundles. Particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, Salt has been assisting customers, governments, and schools’ transition to Teams, also offering their security bundle. Also honoured was Cloudware from Ghana for supporting Microsoft on several accounts with true impact, leading customer face time in the field in alignment with the Cloud strategy. The organisation delivers workshops and support on Azure consumption by customers.
This year, Microsoft acknowledged partners in 49 categories celebrating each of the solution areas, industries and sectors globally in which Microsoft technologies are used. Microsoft introduced 10 new categories this year, including the first-ever Community Response Award, which recognizes partners that have made a great difference, providing innovative and unique services or solutions to help solve problems for our customers and community during these unprecedented times.