Concurrency Consultants Nathan Lasnoski, Shannon Fritz and Annur Sumar Named 2013 Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals
BROOKFIELD, WI, January 31, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Concurrency, Inc., the 2012 Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year, announced today that employees Nathan Lasnoski, Shannon Fritz, and Annur Sumar have each been awarded "Most Valuable Professional" status by Microsoft Corporation. Of more than 100 million active social and technical community members, Microsoft awards only approximately 4,000 MVPs each year. Concurrency's winners were among only 943 worldwide to be recognized this quarter.
Nathan Lasnoski, Concurrency's Infrastructure Practice Lead and a four-year Microsoft MVP, received the "Virtual Machine MVP" Award for 2013. Shannon Fritz earned the "Enterprise Security MVP" Award, his second straight year as a Microsoft MVP. Annur Sumar, a three-time MVP Award recipient, received the "Cluster MVP" Award.
Microsoft rigorously evaluates candidates for their technical expertise, community leadership, and voluntary community contributions for the previous year. Technical blogging is among the forms of knowledge-sharing considered by the Microsoft awards panel. Concurrency's winners maintain blogs hosted at http://blog.concurrency.com.
Founded in 1989, Concurrency, Inc. provides expert guidance to plan and deploy IT solutions that increase business productivity. Microsoft has recognized Concurrency with multiple partner-of-the-year awards, including 2012 Microsoft Content Management Partner of the Year, 2012 Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year, and 2012 & 2011 Microsoft Midwest Area Partner of the Year. Concurrency helps organizations leverage best practices to improve productivity with project, service, process, and content management solutions. Concurrency is expert in Microsoft platforms including Azure Infrastructure, SharePoint, Lync, Exchange, System Center, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM, both on-premise and in the cloud.