Microsoft Honors UnifyCloud’s Norm Barber with ‘Key Individual of the Year’ Award at Annual Inspire Event

UnifyCloud’s managing director receives prestigious award at Microsoft Inspire 2018

REDMOND, WA, July 17, 2018: UnifyCloud, a rapidly growing global Cloud solutions provider that specializes in cybersecurity, compliance and cost management, is proud to announce that managing director Norm Barber was awarded Microsoft’s “Key Individual of the Year” award at the Microsoft Inspire 2018 event in Las Vegas.

The award is given to an individual who has a valuable role in Microsoft’s software asset management (SAM) program and made the most impact through transformation.

“All of the 2018 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists represent the best and most forward-thinking innovators coming out of our partner community. The companies are bringing cutting-edge solutions to complex business challenges and providing digital transformation opportunities for their customers,” Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, wrote on Microsoft’s blog.

“Overall, this really reaffirms the importance of UnifyCloud’s vision, which is the effort to move toward the value that data discovery can deliver clients and help enhance the customer’s journey to digital transformation, particularly when moving to the Cloud,” Barber said. “It’s a new wave of thinking about software asset management.”

Barber is a 35-year veteran of the IT industry and has been on the frontlines of the transition from distributed processing and client-server to Cloud-first IT systems. He currently works with large global organizations on Cloud migration.

About UnifyCloud: UnifyCloud helps its partners reduce complexity and risk with the CloudAtlas® suite of products. CloudAtlas® spans the entire Cloud migration journey and assesses, migrates and optimizes, monitors and provides compliance baselines for a Cloud environment. UnifyCloud is proud to be a Microsoft Gold Partner and Cloud Solution Provider. UnifyCloud was ranked #353 in Inc. 5000’s fastest-growing companies.

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