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05.08.24 | By Ascent

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, U.S – May 8, 2024 – Ascent Solutions today announced it won the Security Customer Champion award at the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards 2024. The company’s innovation and achievements over the past 12 months have elevated and distinguished it within the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of independent software vendors (ISVs) and managed security service providers (MSSPs) that have integrated their security products and services with Microsoft Security technology.

Award winners demonstrated excellence across security, identity, management, compliance, and privacy during the past 12 months.

Pete Fox, Ascent Solutions’ President, said, “What an honor to receive this award two years in a row. Thank you to the Microsoft field for nominating Ascent and voting us to the finish line against a lineup of excellent competition. We’re taking the compliment to heart: incredibly grateful and motivated to keep pushing for best-in-business customer service and Microsoft’s Security vision.”

At the Microsoft Security Excellence 2024 Awards on May 6, 2024, Microsoft announced award winners in 9 categories honoring partner trailblazers, customer and technology champions, and changemakers. This is the fifth year awards were given. The 2024 Security Customer Champion award recognizes Ascent’s commitment to improving the economics of a customer’s security program and providing outstanding customer service and advocacy. Ascent’s winning case study showcased full Security Stack implementation and optimization, including Sentinel, the Defender suite, Purview, and more.

“I’m so pleased to congratulate Ascent Solutions, this year’s Microsoft Security Excellence awards recipient for Security Customer Champion award,” said Vasu Jakkal, CVP, Microsoft Security. “Our partner community plays such an important role in helping our customers navigate a rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape. Each of this year’s recipients demonstrates true innovation and an inspiring dedication to the mission of security. We are so proud to work alongside them in a shared commitment to building a safer world for everyone.”

Established as an association to bring together Microsoft leaders, ISVs, and MSSPs, MISA focuses on collaborating to combat security threats and create a safer environment for all. Its mission is to provide intelligent, industry-leading security solutions that work together to help protect organizations at the speed and scale of AI in an ever-increasing threat landscape. Microsoft field sellers, not other partners, customers, or participating companies placed votes for the Security Customer Champion award. Ascent competed against four other finalist companies to receive this recognition.

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