Cognizant Wins 2017 Microsoft Data Platform Partner of the Year Award

Cognizant was recognized as the 2017 Microsoft Data Platform Partner of the Year for its BigDecisions® System of Intelligence Platform. BigDecisions applies advanced analytics to complex data to extract actionable, valuable insights that lead to better business decisions. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“Our ecosystem of innovative partners is the cornerstone to delivering transformative solutions to our mutual customers,” said Ron Huddleston, Corporate Vice President, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “We are pleased to recognize Cognizant for being selected the winner of the 2017 Microsoft Data Platform Partner of the Year award.”

“As more enterprises undergo digital transformations, it’s imperative for companies to modernize their legacy infrastructure, reduce transaction and data latencies, and demonstrate agility in adopting new processes,” said Karthik Krishnamurthy, Global Head of Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, Cognizant Digital Business. “We’re excited to receive the 2017 Microsoft Data Platform of the Year Award for Cognizant’s BigDecisions. The platform helps propel customers into AI, machine learning and IOT, enabling a cohesive set of actionable insights that help organizations achieve their goals with agility, accuracy and relevance.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year. Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,800 entrants from 115 countries worldwide.