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Awards and Accreditations

As the cloud experts, Outsourcery prides itself in the knowledge and expertise of its people and strives to obtain the highest industry standards, certifications and accolades. This is evident in the many awards and accreditations Outsourcery has achieved over the years.

Outsourcery maximises on this extensive expertise and experience by developing innovative technology, delivered in line with the highest industry processes and practices, resulting in a resilient and secure quality of service to businesses of all sizes.




At the 2014 SVC Awards, Outsourcery was named winner of Storage-as-a-Service (SaaS) Solution of the Year, as well as being shortlisted in the Channel Provider of the Year category. The SVC Awards recognises the achievements of end-users, channel partners and vendors alike, with winners chosen solely by public vote. This win is therefore a fantastic demonstration of the confidence that customers and the wider cloud industry places in Outsourcery.

national business awards finalisT 2014

Outsourcery was voted as a finalist in the 2014 National Business Awards in two categories; the Santander Small to Medium-Sized Business of the Year and the Blackberry Business Enabler of the Year. The National Business Awards recognises enterprise excellence and connects the nation’s business leaders through its annual ceremony and year-round thought-leadership programme.

microsoft sales specialist of the year finalist 2014

In the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Awards, Outsourcery, with Head of Business Development Rob Pope, was selected as a finalist in the Sales Specialist of the Year category. There are three partners selected in this category worldwide which demonstrates that the Outsourcery team and in particular Rob Pope are at the top of their game. 

service provider of the year - it europa awards 2014

Outsourcery has been awarded Service Provider of the Year at the 2014 IT Europa Awards. This specifically recognises those that support their channel partners in the complex delivery of cloud computing and unified communications solutions for their customers.

collaboration product of the year - uk cloud awards 2014

The UK Cloud Awards are run by industry experts Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), CloudPro and techUK to recognise excellence in the cloud undustry. Outsourcery was awarded Collaboration Product of the Year for its suite of collaboration products, Lync, Cloud Mail, SharePoint and CRM, which provide seamless interoperability.

MEN business of the year 2013

Outsourcery was awarded Business of the Year 2013 (under £10 million category) in the Manchester Evening News Awards 2013. With the Outsourcery Head Office in Manchester, this local award demonstrates the impact the Outsourcery is having in the area and recognises a successful year.

HP most innovative service award 2013

Outsourcery was awarded HP Most Innovative Service Award 2013 at the HP Specialisation Forum. The event is held for HP gold partners that have the highest level of accreditation at HP and this is the first year that the award has been open to Service Providers. Outsourcery has been recognised by HP for demonstrating true and successful technological innovation, critical in today’s competitive and evolving market.

MICROSOFT server platform OF THE YEAR AWARD - finalist 2013

Outsourcery was recognised as one of the top three Microsoft-led global cloud platforms and the European leader having been awarded finalist in the Server Platform category in the 2013 Microsoft worldwide Partner Awards. The annual awards recognise Microsoft partners for delivering innovative solutions to the market over the past year that directly address customer challenges.

Chosen from approximately 3,000 entries from more than 100 countries, award finalists are selected based on commitment to customers, the impact on the market of the solution delivered and the exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.


Outsourcery's channel achievements were recognised in the Comms National Awards 2013, having been announced as finalist for Best Channel Software Solution based on Outsourcery's cloud-based services for the Channel.

The awards are independently judged by a panel of industry experts whose experience covers resellers, trade associations, vendors, consultants and trade press.


Outsourcery's channel achievements were recognised in the Comms Business Awards 2013, having been announced as winner for Most Innovative Channel Product (Cloud-based service deployed), based on Outsourcery's Unified Lync Proposition for the Channel. Along with being announced as Overall Channel Product winner.


In 2013, Outsourcery was shortlisted for two awards in the Storage Virtualisation Cloud (SVC) Awards: ‘Cloud Company of the Year’ and ‘SaaS Solution of the Year’. Outsourcery was also named as the runner up for the ‘SaaS Solution of the Year’ category. The awards celebrate the latest technology innovation and advancement, recognising the projects, products and services and honour the exceptional achievements of companies and teams operating in the cloud, virtualisation and storage sectors over previous past twelve months.


Outsourcery's channel achievements were recognised at the Comms Business Awards 2011, where we were named the Largest Reseller of the Year.


The Parallels Partner Awards are the flagship industry awards for both hosters and service providers.
These awards recognise companies that have positioned themselves well for the future by using Parallel's products to launch new and innovative cloud services that increase customers' sales and revenue. 
Outsourcery won Parallel's New Partner of the Year award 2011; recognising our first year as a Parallels' partner, the strong revenue growth that we achieved and our innovative use of Parallels products.


The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year Award recognises partners who have exhibited excellence in providing innovative and unique sales, services, solutions, and/or support. Outsourcery were awarded Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year for 2010 and were finalist in 2011. 


The Microsoft Hosting Partner of the Year award honours partners who have demonstrated solution innovation and a commitment to engaging with Microsoft.
This award recognises Outsourcery for teaming with Microsoft to address their customer's needs through identifying new market opportunities and using technology innovation. Outsourcery are the first company outside of the US to win this award, which enhances the achievement of receiving it.  



Outsourcery is proud to be part of the Microsoft Accelerate Program, which recognises us as a Cloud Champion. The Microsoft Accelerate Program is  exclusively designed to recognise and reward high-performing partners who have a proven track record of delivering Microsoft cloud solutions to their customers. This puts Outsourcery in the top class of cloud providers, as one of only eight other UK organisations with this status, the others including multi-nationals.

“We are excited about Outsourcery joining the Microsoft Cloud Accelerate program which provides top cloud partners with technical and business support to build and sell cloud solutions based on Microsoft technologies, offering incredible value to customers,” said Josh Waldo, senior director in the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. “The partners in this program are doing amazing things and are looking to differentiate their business and better serve customers with Microsoft cloud solutions.”


Outsourcery is an HP Cloud Agile Partner working alongside HP to provide partners and customers alike with leading hosted, managed and cloud-based services, backed  by HP’s reliable and innovative technology. This means Outsourcery can deliver a wide range of cloud services which meet the requirements for security, reliability and flexibility. HP has been a leader in technology since 1939, 'inspiring innovators and entrepreneurs around the globe'. 


This award is presented to the top five percent of Microsoft Dynamics partners worldwide. Membership is granted based on continual, committed efforts aimed at offering solutions that meet the needs of our customers.





    Holding a total of eight Microsoft competencies is an achievement for any Microsoft partner. Outsourcery has three Gold and five Silver competencies in total. To achieve a Microsoft competency, organisations must follow a rigorous process which includes facilitating customer satisfaction surveys, obtaining customer references and having the required number of Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCPs) within specified areas of the business. Outsourcery's status as a Microsoft Cloud Accelerate Partner is noteworthy as solutions are across a wide application set, highlighting the credibility and expertise of the Outsourcery team.

ISO 9001

Outsourcery has achieved ISO 9001 certification, an internationally recognised standard of best practice for the quality management of businesses.
Holding this accreditation certifies that Outsourcery has rigorous quality requirements and processes in place to provide products and services that deliver a great customer experience. This demonstrates Outsourcery's commitment to quality, customers and a willingness to work towards improving efficiencies. 

ISO 14001

Outsourcery has achieved ISO 14001 certification, an internationally recognised standard of best practice for the environmental management of businesses.
This accreditation certifies that Outsourcery has environmental management systems in place, conforming to high environmental standards and behaving in an ethical manner which minimises the impact on the environment, particularly in relation to consumption and waste. This demonstrates that Outsourcery is committed to environmental issues and is prepared to work towards improving the environment.

ISO 27001

Outsourcery has achieved ISO 27001 certification, an internationally recognised standard of best practice outlining the formal specification and requirements of an Information Security Management System (ISMS).
ISO 27001 provides Outsourcery with a framework to ensure that business information is in safe hands. It is an ongoing process which looks to continually improve, strengthen and develop Outsourcery's approach to information security.

Cloud Industry Forum

Outsourcery has achieved Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) certification. The CIF Code of Practice enables professional Cloud Services Providers (CSPs) to demonstrate with clarity their ethics, practices and processes through an independently recognised, credible body, in order to build trust by association with prospective customers. Read the Outsourcery and CIF Case study here.


Outsourcery’s extensive cloud offerings are available on the government's Digital Marketplace (formerly CloudStore) via the G-Cloud framework. The Digital Marketplace is the mechanism by which public sector organisations can find, compare and procure cloud-based services to allow them to take advantage of new technologies and achieve business benefits.

CLASSIFIED GOVERNMENT DATA (formerly il2 and il3)

After completing a rigorous accreditation and testing process, Outsourcery's O-Cloud platform has been certified to run government classified information at OFFICIAL and OFFICAL SENSITIVE over the internet. This gives Outsourcery CESG Pan Government Accreditation (PGA) (formerly IL2) to meet data sovereignty and security specifications for the public sector.

Outsourcery has also now designed and deployed a high security cloud platform, accredited to carry OFFICIAL and OFFICAL SENSITIVE classified documentation, with PGA and Public Services Network (PSN) Protect (formerly IL3) connectivity, also for UK government.

Outsourcery worked closely with both Dell and Microsoft, focused on accelerating the offering of secure cloud for government and reducing the complexity and cost of implementing robust, flexible and scalable cloud solutions. Together, Dell, Microsoft and Outsourcery are leveraging best-of-breed technology and economies of scale to deliver better services at a lower cost, meeting the government’s Information Assurance Policy.


Outsourcery is a corporate member of MSDUK. MSDUK is the UK’s leading non-profit membership organisation driving inclusive procurement. MSDUK promotes the ethos of diversity and inclusion in public and private sector supply chains by identifying and introducing innovative and entrepreneurial ethnic minority owned businesses (EMBs).

ITIL v3.0

Outsourcery follows an ITIL framework for supporting both partners and customers. ITIL allows Outsourcery to follow a systematic and professional approach to the management of your IT and Communications services, so you can feel confident that you will be supported by quality processes and cohesive best practices.

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