Microsoft Partner of the Year Award

Santa Clara, CA, USA — June 29, 2012— Today, SurfRay Inc announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Search Partner of the Year Award.

"We are thrilled to be included in the elite group finalists for the Microsoft Search Partner of the Year Award," stated by SurfRay's CEO. "This recognition highlights our close collaboration with Microsoft, customers, and integration partners to create the best tools available for enhancing SharePoint-based search experiences.”

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide. The Search Partner of the Year Award recognizes the partner who excelled in delivering robust search solutions that effectively and efficiently supported complex searches in exploding data environments across desktops, mobile devices and the Internet. The winner increased a customer’s revenue by creating engaging, search-driven experiences, which have helped them monetize their online assets, enhanced their employees’ productivity, and saved costs. They also enhanced the customer’s information management projects by using advanced search functionality, analytics, and behavior tracking for internal and external websites. Eligible search solutions used SharePoint 2010 and Search Server 2010, or SharePoint 2010, Search Server 2010, and FAST technologies.

“We are proud to recognize our 2012 Partner Award finalists for their outstanding commitments to solving customer challenges,” said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. “Our partners are critical to our success as a company, and it is their creativity and innovative thinking in solving the unique needs of our customers that serves as the foundation for mutual, long-term success. We congratulate this year’s finalists on their achievements and look forward to following their continued success in the future.”

Founded in 2000, SurfRay, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, is a global leader in search solutions that deliver top notch developed enterprise search solutions that are easy to try, buy and install. SurfRay’s Ontolica Suite has revolutionized how SharePoint users find content and SharePoint administrators customize search. SurfRay has more than a 1,000 customers in over 25 countries through dual headquarters in Santa Clara, USA and Copenhagen, Denmark.

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