Ottawa – Today, Corel Corporation announced it has been selected as a 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards winner as Global ISV Consumer Partner of the Year. The company was chosen out of an international field of top Microsoft partners for delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology.
“Corel employees share a passion for finding new ways to expand our customers’ creative possibilities, so we welcomed the opportunity to work closely with Microsoft throughout the development cycle for Windows 7,” said Jimi Duff, Senior Director, Strategic Alliances and Partnerships for Corel. “It’s an honor to receive this award as our team is working on all-new creative products that will showcase the benefits of Windows 7 and Windows Touch and provide consumers with more natural, interactive and enjoyable user experiences. Paint a picture, make a movie, share your snapshots – Corel’s software can help make your PC the creative center of your home.”
The Microsoft Global ISV Consumer Partner of the Year Special Recognition Award is given to the global ISV partner that has demonstrated consumer applications leadership excellence. This award winner has been the most valuable global consumer ISV partner in delivering Microsoft solutions to customers over the past year. This special recognition award acknowledges the global partner that has demonstrated leadership in driving Microsoft technology in a creative and ambitious way.
“Microsoft is proud to recognize Corel as the Global ISV Consumer Partner of the Year. Corel has delivered a broad and innovative portfolio of consumer software based on Microsoft technologies,” said Corinne Sharp, National Director, Partner Channel, Microsoft Canada. “Corel is developing its next generation of creative consumer products for the Windows 7 platform to build on features such as Windows Touch, Jump Lists and Libraries. Corel has provided consumers with a more engaging and expressive computing environment that has allowed them to develop a client base with millions of global customers.”
The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the last year.