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  • 26 June 2012 09:31

Microsoft global award a milestone for DDLS

Sydney, Australia - 26 June 2012- DDLS (Dimension Data Learning Solutions) today announced it is the first Australian company to receive the globally prestigious 2012 Microsoft Learning Competency Training Solution Excellence Partner of the Year Award. The Microsoft Global Awards were presented in multiple categories, and winners were chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide.

An exciting first for Australia, this achievement recognises DDLS as a leader in a field of top international Microsoft partners, highlighting their innovation in implementing Microsoft technology customer solutions.

As the largest IT training organisation in Australia, DDLS plays a critical role in enabling the evolution of skills in the Australian IT community. Employing the country’s largest community of Microsoft Certified trainers, DDLS supports individuals and organisations as they embark on IT projects through learning solutions that help remove the fear and uncertainty that is often associated with change.

The award recognises DDLS as a provider driving awareness, education and the adoption of new Microsoft technologies. It also celebrates the execution of a wide range of innovative learning programmes focused on the key areas of virtualisation, private cloud, unified communications and business intelligence.

Mal Shaw, DDLS General Manager said, “We are delighted to be receiving this global award from Microsoft. It recognises the hard work, dedication and significant expertise of the DDLS team in the provision of world class Microsoft Training.

“We are proud to have helped our clients gain the skills, certifications, and competencies required to deliver real business value. We thank Microsoft for this recognition and for Microsoft’s leadership in delivering the technologies on which we base our learning solutions. Thanks to the DDLS team, and the support from our clients, who have made this achievement possible.”

Lutz Ziob, general manager, Microsoft Learning, said “We are delighted to present this year’s Partner of the Year Award for Learning Competency Marketing Excellence to DDLS. During the past year, they have provided exceptional performance and leadership in the development of learning solutions for channel partners to gain the skills, certifications, and competencies needed to adopt key Microsoft technologies.”

The Microsoft Partner Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.


About DDLS With over 20 years experience DDLS is the Australian leader in IT Technical Training, Certification and Professional Development, enabling customers to successfully deploy technology, effectively manage processes and deliver quality service. For more information visit:

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