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Concorde Solutions Scoops Microsoft SAM Partner Award

Belated congratulations to Concorde Solutions who picked up the Microsoft Software Asset Management Partner of the Year 2010 back in June.

According to Microsoft:

“The Software Asset Management Partner of the Year Award recognizes the partner that consistently seeks to innovate with its software asset management (SAM) solutions and services, and deliver superior experiences and value for their customers. The winning partner has implemented sustainable SAM solutions and has provided guidance to ensure its customers receive measurable benefits and savings at each stage of SAM optimization.”

Concorde Solutions - Microsoft SAM Partner of the Year 2010

Concorde Solutions - Microsoft SAM Partner of the Year 2010

In the picture left to right:

  • Michael Beare (Microsoft SAM Director)
  • Jon Roskill (Microsoft incoming Corporate Vice President for Worldwide Partner Group)
  • Martin Prendergast (Managing Director Concorde Solutions)
  • Phil Merson (Director & Co-Founder, Concorde Solutions)
  • and Alison Watson (Microsoft outgoing Corporate Vice President for the Worldwide Partner Group)

Winner: Concorde Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom
Finalist: Softwaremanagement.org, Germany
Finalist: Business Connexion, South Africa

About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

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