2015 Microsoft NZ Partner Awards: The Final Contenders

2015 Microsoft NZ Partner Awards: The Final Contenders

A total of 65 finalists prepare to battle it out in 19 awards, across seven segments for one prize - the 2015 Microsoft New Zealand Partner Award.

Marketing - Finalists


Seen as leaders in the design and application of Microsoft technology, Intergen is one of Australasia’s leading dedicated Microsoft solutions providers and a leading member of the Microsoft Partner Network.

With staff delivering information technology solutions across Australia, New Zealand and North America, is key offerings include portals, content and collaboration solutions, web and digital strategy and delivery, user experience design, Microsoft Dynamics financial and customer relationship management among others.


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Origin IT

Origin has been delivering market leading IT support and services to businesses since 2000 across New Zealand.

Operating as the first fixed fee managed service provider in New Zealand, launching its managed service offering under the "Onefee" suite of products in 2000, and the company now supplies over 200 market leading clients with everything from managed services to IT strategy and CIO services.


By focusing exclusively on a clearly defined subset of the Microsoft technology stack, Provoke now have an enviable reputation as Microsoft SharePoint, Azure, Office 365 and Lync specialists.

The company’s suite of Gold and Silver Competencies demonstrate best-in-class expertise within Microsoft’s marketplace and is evidence of the deepest, most consistent commitment to a specific business solution area.

Rising Star - Finalists:

Lazyworm Apps

Based in Christchurch, Lazyworm Apps builds world-class applications for the latest Microsoft platforms.

Most commonly known for delivering the iconic Windows Phone app 'Metrotube' and other popular titles on Windows 8 such as Tweetro+ and Weave News Reader, Lazyworm Apps caters for the world's biggest brands and has worked with fellow Microsoft partner NV Interactive in the past.

Origin IT

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With over 10 years experience in building booking software, founders of Dunedin-based firm Timely are experts in making life easier for small business owners.

Billed as an affordable and reliable scheduling software for small businesses across the country, Timely utilises the scalability of Microsoft Azure, as the local start-up eyes the global market overseas.


Using Microsoft Azure, VMob is an end-to-end mobile personalisation platform that lets brands create highly personalised marketing campaigns.

Creating integrated beacon technology for a greater in-store experience, the Auckland-based business is in the admit of vast global expansion plans, recently setting up an office in New York, America.

Volume Licensing - Finalists


Working from a global alliance, Fujitsu focuses on building solutions with Microsoft technologies, partnering with the company to provide infrastructure and business solutions including Business Intelligence, CRM, ERP, Knowledge Management, Messaging, Mobility, Unified Communications, Windows 7 and 8.

As Members of the Microsoft Partner Network, Fujitsu has expertise in Digital Marketing, Enterprise Resource Planning, Customer Relationship as well as Systems Management and Web Development.


Insight is one of the world's leading single source providers of IT products and services.

From competitively priced computers, hardware and software to services ranging from basic configuration to advanced design implementation and financing; the company solves the IT needs of businesses and organisations of all sizes.

Northcom ICT

Northcom ICT is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Small Business Specialist.

Based in Whangarei Northland, Northcom ICT has been a preferred technology solution provider to over 2,000 commercial clients in Northland region for over ten years.

All Nothcom ICT’s computer engineers are Microsoft Certified Professionals. This means that not only do they have high level skill sets, but also they follow Microsoft endorsed industry best practice in completing projects and tasks.

Spark Digital

Recognised with numerous awards from Microsoft - including NZ Large Account Reseller of the Year three times since 2009 - Spark Digital has embraced Microsoft Lync as an enterprise voice platform.

Through its heritage as a leading telecommunications provider, Spark Digital helps customers build and integrate robust Lync Voice platforms alongside or in place of existing phone systems.

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