Navantis, a North American systems integrator and Microsoft Gold Partner is thrilled to be recognized yet again as a Canadian IT leader at the prestigious Channel Elite Awards. Navantis was awarded Gold in two categories: Best Managed Services Solution and, for the second year in a row, Best Small Business Solution. These awards are a testament to Navantis’s dedication to understanding the business needs of our customers and building solutions that transforms the way they operate.
The award for Best Managed Services Solution recognizes a solution provider who has demonstrated the most innovative and creative approach to an off-premise IT solution. The Gold was awarded to Navantis for their comprehensive approach to modernizing the customer data center with our unique, one-of a kind management tool, Manage 360 OnCloud built on top of Windows Azure Pack, our cloud based ITSM solution Service Manager OnCloud, and Peopleworks OnCloud – a hosted version of our award winning member management solution. By listening and then quickly responding to customer needs and creating services that address gaps in the market, Navantis crossed the finish line in first place in the race to provide new services and innovation to customers. We offer our customers services specifically designed to deliver greater choice in customization, data sovereignty, security, privacy and managed or hosted services.
The top spot for the Best Small Business solution was awarded to Navantis for their ongoing efforts in developing the award winning Peopleworks Member Management solution built to meet the specialized needs of regulatory bodies and associations. Navantis has evolved with the industry and moved the initial Peopleworks on premises model to a managed services offering to today’s choice of hosted or on-premises. Peopleworks and Peopleworks OnCloud address critical needs of associations and regulatory bodies. The innovation is in scalability, high degree of investment protection and reduction in training and adoption headaches thanks to easy integration of the Microsoft stack to include products like SharePoint, Outlook and Lync with the Dynamics CRM implementation. The overall flexibility of the Dynamics CRM platform combined with Peopleworks gives organizations agility to respond to changes, manage the day to day business efficiently and focus on sustainability and growth.
Few technology options exist for associations and regulatory bodies with limited budgets and resources. Traditional CRM solutions do not meet their needs and usually require expensive customization. As a result manual processes spring up using basic tools such as Excel spreadsheets or Access databases. These tools limit efficiency and constrict growth. 80% of customers in this space prefer a hosted solution due to lack of skills and resources. This unique solution helps member based organizations realize a 25% efficiency improvement, a reduction of 50% in staff time needed for renewal activities, see a drastic drop in errors and, with our hosted version, it costs approximately 50% less than similar solutions.
“These wins are a testament to our continued dedication to helping clients adopt integrated cloud technologies as the industry migrates toward a cloud-first environment,” said Andy Papadopoulos, CEO at Navantis. “We will continue to reach for new heights in technology solutions. These are two well deserved awards and we couldn’t be happier to have received them among our talented peers at the Channel Elite Awards.”
The Channel Elite Awards gala is an annual event that attracts over 200 solution providers from across Canada. Besides recognizing achievement in the channel, it brings together some of the best minds in the country in the field of Information Technology. Finalist submissions are judged by a panel of experts to determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners. For a complete list of finalists and winners, please go to www.computerdealernews.com.