Winners Circle: Microsoft Honors Partners For 'Innovative Solutions'


Volume Licensing: Zones

CEO: Firoz Lalji

The award for Volume Licensing went to Zones, a single-source, multi-vendor direct marketing reseller of name-brand IT products. The Washington-based company serves SMB, enterprise and public-sector accounts, as well as supports legacy Apple customers, in licensing, planning and deployment.

"This is the culmination of years of focus and investment around building the Microsoft practice to provide the best solutions for our customers," CEO Firoz Liraj said. "For this team, a key component of executing on our company-wide Five Star Service commitment is removing complexity from the Microsoft licensing process for customers and demystifying how our clients can most effectively purchase the vital software that sits in their infrastructure and runs their business."