Ascent Solutions Recognized as a Microsoft Security 20/20 Partner Awards Finalist for Azure Security Deployment Partner of the Year

Ascent Solutions today announced it has been named a finalist in the Microsoft Security 20/20 Azure Security Deployment Partner of the Year award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation, integration, and customer implementation with Microsoft technology.

“Cybersecurity is the backbone of everything we do, so it’s an honor to be nominated alongside other global leaders in this area,” said JD Harris, CEO of Ascent Solutions. “We look forward to continuing the pursuit of excellence in the realm of Microsoft Security as we employ the highest standard of cybersecurity to safeguard our clients’ businesses.”

“Microsoft Security 20/20 was created to recognize key Microsoft partners like Ascent Solutions that are inspiring the vision for the future of cybersecurity,” said Mandana Javaheri, Global Director, Cybersecurity Solutions Group, Microsoft. “Our vision of the future will absolutely continue to leverage our partners’ unique expertise in order to offer comprehensive protection to our customers.”

At the inaugural Microsoft Security 20/20 partner awards, we will celebrate finalists in 16 categories that span security integration partners, system integrators and managed security service providers. Ascent Solutions has been nominated as a finalist for Azure Security Deployment of the Year.

“The themes for the new Microsoft Security 20/20 partner awards are vision and clarity. Microsoft Security is focused on protecting our customers and there is no vision for the future that doesn’t involve security partners,” said Rob Lefferts, CVP, Microsoft Threat Protection. “We are hosting the first Microsoft Security 20/20 partner awards gala to honor security partners that are making an impact through technology development and customer enablement.”

Only through collaborations can organizations help customers get clarity and become more secure. The security ecosystem must work together to create a vision for the future where people, information, and companies are made safer. Microsoft Security 20/20 provides an opportunity to honor Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions and services during the past year.

About Ascent Solutions

Ascent Solutions LLC is a leading professional services firm that empowers businesses through a better use of technology. Across four service lines comprised of Cybersecurity, Productivity, Innovation and Managed Services, Ascent delivers comprehensive and innovative solutions to solve organizations’ most complex and challenging problems. As a strategic partner, Ascent works to develop, implement and integrate new technologies with cybersecurity woven throughout the process.

In an era of ever-escalating security threats and updates, cybersecurity must continue to be at the forefront of business and enterprise operations. Ascent Solutions is consistently recognized as a leader in the field, ensuring security and peace of mind for their clients. In addition to nominating Ascent as a partner of the year, Microsoft recently invited the company to participate in an ultra-exclusive Microsoft “airlift” in Israel to interact with on-the-ground product teams and learn about the development of cutting-edge security products.

Media Contact: Cassi Grandner, Ascent Solutions,