Solita awarded as the Microsoft Azure Data, Analytics and AI Partner of the Year for the second time in a row

Published29 Jun 2022

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Microsoft has chosen technology, data and design company Solita as the Microsoft Azure Partner of the Year in data, analytics and artificial intelligence solutions for the second time in a row.

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize partners that have developed and delivered outstanding Microsoft-based solutions during the past year. The award was nominated by Microsoft Finland.

New era of industrial data collection

Solita was recognized especially for helping Ponsse, a global manufacturer for the forestry industry, change from a traditional machine manufacturing company towards a data-driven forward-runner of the industry by developing a ground-breaking data management structure and data streams for its machinery and equipment. The solution has significantly improved the accuracy of machine usage data, helped optimize maintenance and reduced downtime.

Driving digital transformation and innovative solutions

“Winning the award for two consecutive years underlines the impact our dedicated professionals and driven customers can achieve together. In addition to Microsoft and our professionals, I’d like to thank our customers who trust us to help them transform and drive innovative solutions”, said Solita’s Timo Honko, Executive Vice President for Finland.

“I am super proud of our amazing team of data pioneers for achieving this recognition for the second time in a row. The award shows our passion and commitment to stay on top of the leading technologies, as well as ability to support our customers’ whole transformation journeys of our clients”, commented Mikael Ojala, who leads the Connected Data business unit at Solita.

With over 1500+ digital transformation specialists, Solita provides a range of services in the following key areas: data and connectivity, cloud platforms, software development, as well as design and strategy. The company has also developed Agile Data Engine, an automated DataOps cloud for continuous development and operations of cloud data warehouses. Solita’s customers include, for example, HSL, Ponsse, Fortum, Posti Group, Savings Bank, Tamro and YIT.

In addition to winning the similar recognition the previous year, Solita has also been awarded the rare recognition of the Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP) certificate of its Microsoft Azure cloud technology expertise.

Explore more:

Case Ponsse: Edge computing starts new era of intelligence in forest harvesting

Video on Ponsse’s digital transformation journey

For more information:

Solita, Timo Honko, Executive Vice President, Finland, [email protected], tel. +358 40 545 4878

Solita, Mikael Ojala, Senior Vice President, Connected Data, [email protected], tel. +358 50 919 3535

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