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2015 Solution Provider 500: The Top 50
2014 Rank: 34
Top Executive: Adam Warby, CEO
Avanade jumped up 11 spots in the rankings as its annual sales climbed above $2 billion. The Seattle-based company, which was formed in 2000 as a joint venture of Accenture and Microsoft, achieved Microsoft's Alliance Partner of the Year award from Microsoft for the eighth time. Avanade has been engaging and selling more to line-of-business executives as cloud and software-as-a-service have made it possible for departments to implement new technology without getting IT involved, North American president Aziz Virani recently told CRN.