Austin, TXAugust 08, 2012 — Catapult Systems, a Microsoft IT consulting firm, today announced its recognition as a 2012 Microsoft U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year. The award honors Catapult Systems’ innovative use of Microsoft technology in support of Public Sector Agencies and Organizations.  Winners and finalists were nominated and selected by Microsoft’s U.S. Public Sector team working throughout the nation.

“Microsoft relies on its network of dedicated partners around the globe to deliver technology solutions that empower public sector missions” said Vince Menzione, General Manager of U.S. Public Sector Partner Strategy, Microsoft Corporation. “We are thrilled to recognize Catapult as a Partner of the Year for its unwavering commitment to serving customers across the Federal market.”

Named as the U.S. Federal Rising Star Partner of the Year, Catapult was acknowledged for its significant growth and dedication within the Federal Space, achieving over $600K in attached Microsoft incremental revenue within a single year. This includes deployments of more than 70K users to the Win 7 platform as well as developing successful and repeatable solutions for Microsoft System Center Suite and CRM Case Management, among others.

“Government organizations are being challenged to deliver improved services while simultaneously cutting costs,” said Greg Myers, Vice President US Federal, Microsoft Corporation. “Over the past year, Catapult Systems has shown how the innovative deployment of Microsoft technology can transform operations for our Federal customers.”

Microsoft has honored Catapult Systems with several other major awards this year, including the 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year for Systems Management and 2012 Microsoft Greater Southeast Sales Excellence Award.

Catapult Systems is a widely-recognized IT consulting services firm with nearly 20 years experience delivering Microsoft-based technology solutions to enterprises of all sizes. A Microsoft National Systems Integrator (NSI), the company is ranked in the top 0.10% of Microsoft partners globally.
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