Bangalore : Microsoft India Global Technical Support Center (GTSC) hosted the second edition of Architects of Excellence (ACE) Awards that took place on July 4, 2012, to felicitate the star performers in the company. The function was held at Taj Vivanta, Yeshwantpur and was attended by around 900 people which included the employees and specially invited families of the award winners.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Thomas Payyapilli, Senior Director, Microsoft India GTSC, said, “We celebrating the ACE awards twice every year. We believe in appreciating and recognizing the exemplary performance of our employees and also in thanking their families for their support. I am always particularly excited with the number of nominations submitted by peers, this to me is a great example of people believing and practicing a culture of appreciation at the workplace. THE ACE awards program identifies individuals and teams who have gone the extra mile and continued to excel.”
There were seven different award categories which included the Star Performer, Star Lead, Star Escalation, Star Manager, Star Team, Star Rookie and the MS Values awards.
The winners were selected based on 6 parameters namely team collaboration, customer satisfaction, cross team collaboration, going the extra mile, demonstration of Microsoft values and earning lifetime loyalty. There is a rigid selection process, where every nomination submitted goes through a minimum of two rounds of scrub before final selections are made.
About Microsoft India Global Technical Support Centre
The Microsoft India Global Technical Support Centre (IGTSC) is based in Bangalore and was established in October 2003. The centre is an integral part of Microsoft's Customer Service and Support (CSS) organization, which has a presence in the Americas, EMEA, APAC and Greater China.
Microsoft India GTSC provides technical resolution services to Microsoft's English-speaking Enterprise customers and partners across geographies. It is a final point of resolution for enterprises that leverage Microsoft technologies in their global networks. The centre works towards helping enterprises optimize their IT investments and keep their businesses productive around the clock.
About Microsoft India
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (NASDAQ "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software - any time, any place and on any device. Microsoft Corporation (India) Private Ltd is a subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation, USA. It has had a presence in India since 1990 and currently has offices in nine cities - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune.
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