Planet Technologies today announced it has been named a finalist in the 2018 Microsoft Global Security and Compliance Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“Planet is honored to be recognized for our innovative efforts in securely deploying Microsoft Solutions to our customers. As the only U.S. based company being recognized by Microsoft, we look forward to continuing to help our clients protect the American people from ever increasing cyber threats,”states Scott Tucker, President and CEO of Planet Technologies.

Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,600 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. Planet Technologies was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in security and compliance.

The Global Security and Compliance Partner of the Year Award recognizes a partner who is doing an exceptional job of providing customers with solutions based on Microsoft security and compliance capabilities, including Microsoft 365 or Microsoft Azure. This is the first year this award has been available, and it will help set the standard for future award winners.

“Our ecosystem of partners is crucial to delivering transformative solutions, and this year’s winners have proven to be some of the finest among their peers,” said Gavriella Schuster corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “We are pleased to recognize Planet Technologies for being selected as finalist of the 2018 Microsoft Global Security and Compliance Partner of the Year award.”

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

Read Microsoft’s press release: Microsoft announces 2018 Partner of the Year winners and finalists