Phoenix announced as both a winner and a finalist at the global 2023 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards

We are proud to announce that Phoenix have been named winner of the 2023 Microsoft Modern Endpoint Management Partner of the Year Award, and finalist in the 2023 Microsoft FastTrack Ready Partner of the Year Award.

Chosen from more than 4,200 submitted nominations from more than 100 countries worldwide, these awards celebrate partners across the globe who have demonstrated exceptional expertise, innovation, and customer impact in delivering solutions based on Microsoft technologies. These awards further validate Phoenix as one of the most recognised and accredited world-leading Microsoft partners with a focus on transforming organisations across the UK.

Clare Barclay “Congratulations to Phoenix on being named the 2023 Microsoft Modern Endpoint Management Partner of the Year. Phoenix has repeatedly demonstrated a high level of expertise, from immersion experiences to professional services capabilities and delivery, driving success with customers across the UK.” – Clare Barclay, Chief Executive Officer – Microsoft UK


Winning the Modern Endpoint Management Partner of the Year Award highlights our specialist skillset in providing comprehensive endpoint management solutions to customers. Through our longstanding partnership with Microsoft, we have leveraged the power of Microsoft technologies such as Microsoft Intune, Microsoft Security, Microsoft Configuration Manager, Windows 365, and Windows 11.

These solutions enhance security, streamline device management, and drive productivity, enabling organisations to achieve their goals with confidence.

“Congratulations to Phoenix for their recent announcement as winner of the Microsoft Modern Endpoint Management Partner of the year! I recently met with Phoenix and heard first-hand about how they help customers meet security and compliance challenges by implementing a Zero Trust framework built on Microsoft’s modern management portfolio.” – Ramya Chitrakar, Vice President, Engineering – Microsoft Intune, Microsoft


In addition to this achievement, we are also thrilled to announce that Phoenix has been named as a finalist for the Microsoft FastTrack Ready Partner of the Year Award. This recognition showcases our commitment to helping customers embark on their digital transformation journeys, leveraging Microsoft cloud solutions to unlock their full potential. As the number one FastTrack Ready partner in the UK, we have demonstrated expertise in guiding organisations through successful cloud adoption and delivering exceptional value across Microsoft 365, Microsoft Viva, Azure, and Business Applications.

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“To be a finalist in the global Partner of the Year Awards shows how seriously Phoenix approach FastTrack, and their commitment to customer success. This achievement shows unequivocally that Phoenix are well and truly one of the top performers globally when it comes to assisting customers with their M365 deployment via the FastTrack benefit. This is something which the Phoenix team should be extremely proud of.”

“FastTrack customers of Phoenix can rest assured that the team will provide them with the benefit for which they’re entitled to in order to help them plan and drive their deployment forward, calling on a wealth of knowledge and experience. Their team takes customer success very seriously and can also provide a range of value added services to supplement the FastTrack benefit where needed and depending on the individual customer’s needs.” – Ben Tappenden, FastTrack Partner Manager – UK Area Lead – Microsoft

These latest awards are in addition to Phoenix achieving the following accolades in recent years:

2021 Microsoft UK Partner of the Year

2019 Microsoft Global Modern Workplace Transformation Partner of the Year

Microsoft Azure Expert MSP Member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA)
Solutions Partner for Microsoft Cloud Solutions Partner for Business Applications
Solutions Partner for Data and AI (Azure) Solutions Partner for Digital and App Innovation (Azure)
Solutions Partner for Infrastructure (Azure) Solutions Partner for Modern Work
Solutions Partner for Security 11 Microsoft Specialisations
Number one Microsoft FastTrack Partner in the UK Microsoft Viva Insights Practitioner
Microsoft Surface Gold Partner Microsoft Mixed Reality Reseller

Sam Mudd, Managing Director at Phoenix, comments:

Sam Mudd “We are honoured to receive the 2023 Microsoft Global Modern Endpoint Management Partner of the Year Award and be recognised as a finalist for the Microsoft Global FastTrack Ready Partner of the Year Award. These awards showcase our commitment to delivering innovative solutions and outstanding customer experiences, and are a testament to the dedication and specialist knowledge of our teams at Phoenix. We are excited about the future and look forward to continuing our journey of innovation and excellence.”


We would like to express our thanks to our customers and partners for their trust and support. To find out what these awards mean to you and the difference we can deliver working together, watch the videos below.

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Ben Murden
Ben Murden

Ben has over two decades in the IT industry, delivering both online and offline campaigns across all platforms to meet business goals and objectives. Joining Phoenix in 1999 as a graphic designer, Ben has evolved over the years into a fully-rounded marketing professional, before being promoted to Phoenix Marketing Manager early in 2018, reporting directly to the MD. With his background in creative design, Ben takes projects from inception to execution and can identify the correct strategy based on the subject, audience, and goals – while increasing the brand profile and revenue. His passion for digital marketing is evident in everything he does, and both vendors and strategic partners often comment on his incredibly positive attitude to ‘make things happen’.

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