MessageOps / Champion Named 2016 US SMB Champions Club East Region Partner of the Year

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Recognized as the top partner in the East Region for delivering innovative Microsoft offerings.

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This award is a true testament to our team’s efforts and commitment, as well as our loyal customer base.

Champion Solutions Group and MessageOps (the Microsoft Cloud Business Unit of Champion) today announced it has been named 2016 US SMB Champions Club East Region Partner of the Year by Microsoft’s US Small and Mid-sized Business (SMB) Champions Club. The award recognizes the US SMB Champions Club partner who has demonstrated significant SMB sales and year-over-year SMB revenue growth with East region SMB customers. Members of the US SMB Champions Club have shown dedication to arming the small business community with the right technology and services they need to be successful.

While MessageOps has customers of all sizes across the world, the company was selected among the Microsoft partner community for the significant growth in the small to mid-market space within the Eastern U.S. and for fostering superior customer engagement and adoption of Office 365, SharePoint and Azure Cloud solutions.

Champion Solutions Group / MessageOps has an extensive history with the Microsoft Cloud movement, having earned numerous awards over the years including Azure Partner of the Year, Cloud Partner of the Year, and Solution Integrator Partner of the Year from Microsoft. Over 2,700 customers have entrusted MessageOps to help them migrate to the cloud with over 2.7 million seats. MessageOps has also migrated over 2.4 million users to Azure Active Directory.

“Earning this top honor means so much to us,” said Lisa Cuthbertson, Vice President at Champion Solutions Group / MessageOps. “We have continued to invest heavily in building the best and most innovative offerings around Microsoft’s Cloud products. This award is a true testament to our team’s efforts and commitment, as well as our loyal customer base.”

Champion Solutions Group / MessageOps, along with winners in six other categories, were recognized during the Microsoft SMB Champions Award Reception in Toronto, Canada on July 11, 2016.

“Over the past year, our partners have helped to accelerate and deliver Microsoft’s mobile first, cloud first approach to small businesses across the U.S.,” said Cindy Bates, vice president of Microsoft US SMB and Distribution. “We value the continued commitment Champion / MessageOps has demonstrated to delivering products and solutions that increase productivity and help small businesses do more with less time. We congratulate them on this well-deserved award.”

Some of our key offerings include:

  • Office 365 migration, adoption (the Office 365 Adoption platform), and change management services
  • OneDrive for Business services
  • SharePoint migration and consulting services, and turn-key offerings such as the SharePoint Productivity Suite consisting of asset and contract management, gamification and learning management, and company intranet portal
  • Azure education, consulting, and implementation services (including Infrastructure foundations for virtual machines, storage, and networking; Open Source; Operations such as Enterprise Mobility Suite, analytics, and security)

MessageOps is also a leader in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program with a unique set of value-added tools and services for MessageOps customers at no additional charge.

For more information about our offerings, visit

About the Microsoft Partner Network
The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that deliver products and services through the Microsoft platform with the training, resources and support they need to provide their customers superior experience and outcomes. Microsoft’s US SMB Champions Club is an exclusive program designed for partners who have a proven track record of delivering Microsoft solutions to businesses in the U.S. small and medium business (SMB) segment and have committed to advancing their cloud business practice. As a member of the SMB Champions Club, partners can further their Cloud growth by utilizing the benefits obtained through their program status.

About Champion
Champion Solutions Group, headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, specializes in delivering technology services and solutions to help our customers reduce costs, increase productivity, and mitigate risk. Through our time-tested, proven methodology we are changing the economics of the IT Data Center and the way people work, interact, and adopt technology. Founded in 1979, Champion focuses on virtualization, cloud, and data management solutions; and boasts deep technical skill sets in design, implementation, and management of these solutions. Champion has been named one of the Best Places to Work by the South Florida Business Journal in 2009, 2011 and 2016. For more information, visit

About MessageOps
MessageOps, a Microsoft Cloud business unit of Champion Solutions Group, assists clients with their migrations to Microsoft Online, as well as the consumption and adoption to provide ongoing value after the migration. MessageOps strives to enhance their client’s Microsoft Online experience by offering great tools, tips, services and software, which extend the functionality of Microsoft Online. Whether you are looking for an Office 365 tool or service to help you migrate your mailboxes, synchronize your passwords, overcome the need to understand PowerShell, or if you are looking for a better way to monitor, manage, report and administer your Office 365 environment; MessageOps has the right tools and services to help you. MessageOps has earned numerous Microsoft Cloud awards, was ranked among Talkin’ Cloud’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers, and listed in CRN’s “30 Cloud VARs That Get It”. To learn more, visit

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