The early 2000s were an exciting time for IT. Digital technology was transforming our lives, and with each innovation, it became clear that digital was the future.
Avanade was born into this pioneering time. Created in April 2000 by two industry giants – Accenture and Microsoft – Avanade had one goal: deliver innovative services and solutions to enterprises worldwide using the Microsoft platform.
Since launch, we’ve enjoyed – and continue to enjoy – phenomenal growth. In fact, we are one of the technology industry’s most successful joint ventures. Take a look at our key milestones and accomplishments and see how we got there.
Avanade signs White House Equal Pay Pledge
We reaffirm our commitment to pay parity.
We achieve most contributions to a computer program.
Avanade launches program to develop women leaders.
Computerworld names Avanade among best places to work in IT.
Recognized for ninth year in a row.
Avanade CEO Adam Warby takes to the road to talk tech with leading execs.
Solution helps financial services firms embrace digital transformation.
Providing agility, cost efficiency and diversity of skills.
We’re named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.
We’re among the Top 125 organizations for the seventh year.
Proven market leadership
IDC MarketScape positions Accenture/Avanade as leader.
Retail clients benefit from innovative and digitally connected experiences.
Partnership aims to impact more than 1 billion women by 2020.
“15 for 15” aims to close gender, technology and income gaps for female students in STEM programmes.
We acquire CloudTalent, a strategic cloud and infrastructure advisory firm.
We expand Microsoft Dynamics capabilities across Germany, Switzerland and Austria
We’re recognized for the eighth consecutive year and 11th year overall.
We grow to 23,000 professionals in 20 countries.
We’re named in the Top 125 organizations for the sixth year.
Accenture Hybrid Cloud Solution for Microsoft Azure will accelerate enterprise-wide adoption
We are honoured by the Top Employer Institute.
We’re named in the Top 125 organizations for the fifth consecutive year.
Our growth continues worldwide.
We’re one of the first organizations to do so.
We’re named Alliance and Mobility Partners of the Year.
Training magazine recognizes Avanade
We’re named among its Top 125 organizations for the fourth consecutive year.
We acquire Opstera’s public cloud management software.
We expand our managed services business.
We receive three Partner of the Year awards.
We launch offshore operation in Mexico.
We’re named a top employer in Europe.
Training magazine recognizes Avanade
We’re among the Top 125 organizations for the third year.
Named as Computerworld 2012 Premier IT Leader
We expand Microsoft Dynamics CRM practice.
We open office in South Africa.
We receive award for Application Platform, Desktop, Microsoft Dynamics Distribution and Online Services Solution.
We open two offices in Brazil.
Named Microsoft Enterprise Alliance Partner of the Year.
We become the world’s largest provider of Microsoft Dynamics CRM services.
Avanade celebrates 10th anniversary
Workforce reaches 10,000.
We are named to Top 125 Global list.
We help organizations deploy Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications.
We are recognized among the “Best Firms to Work For”.
Microsoft honors Avanade for customer commitment
We are reappointed to 2009 Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle and President’s Club.
We are named Microsoft Enterprise Alliance Partner of the Year.
Our workforce reaches 9,000.
Avanade receives workplace recognition
Avanade recognized among Best Firms to Work For by Consulting magazine.
New leadership for Avanade
Adam Warby named CEO.
We receive Microsoft Global Enterprise Partner of the Year award.
We acquire Quadreon, a leader in Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP solutions.