Chicago, IL – July 27, 2017 – Netrix LLC, a leading IT consulting company is pleased to announce it has won the 2017 Microsoft US SMB EMS Central Region Partner of the Year. The company was honored to be among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating business excellence and innovative solutions built on Microsoft technology. At the Microsoft Inspire Conference held in Washington DC, Microsoft awards were presented in 34 categories, with winners selected from more than 2,800 nominations collected from 115 countries worldwide. Netrix’s commitment to developing a strong relationship with Microsoft was recognized by Microsoft’s SMB business. “We are very proud to win two awards at the Microsoft Inspire Conference this year,” says Don Penland, Partner. “Netrix continues to help customers understand and adopt Microsoft solutions that help their business be more secure, transform them to a more modern workplace, building business applications in the cloud, adopting cloud infrastructure and insight into their business with data and analytics. Each of these allows us to be strategic partners with our customers and help them achieve their key business outcomes.” Being named Microsoft’s SMB EMS Central Region Partner of the Year reflects Netrix’s investment to being at the forefront of changing industry trends that creates maximum benefits for new business models, innovating capabilities, and strong partnerships. Over the past Microsoft fiscal year, Netrix spent a considerable amount of focus and time helping customers understand the value of the Microsoft Identity and Security solutions available to them. Specifically, helping customers learn the benefits of the Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) Suite. Nerix’s focus helped the organization grow their EMS deployments with customers by over 500%.