Two Kenyan based IT firms, CoreTEC Systems & Solutions and Techno Brain Ltd, have been named to the 2014 Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club. The announcement was made during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2014 and recognizes the companies for their outstanding dedication to customer satisfaction through the delivery of innovative business solutions.

CoreTEC Systems & Solutions Ltd grew their Dynamics business by 56 percent this year and had the highest number of Dynamics customer adds in the whole of Middle East and Africa with 29 new customers including Higher Education Loans Board, National Irrigation Board, Mwalimu Sacco and Moi Referral and Teaching Hospital.

On the other hand, Techno Brain, Africa’s leading custom software application provider, grew their Dynamics business by 215 percent this year and had 25 new customer adds, the second highest in Middle East and Africa. Some of the customers they have deployed solutions for include Postal Corporation of Kenya and Mt Kenya Bottlers.

Tobias Otieno, Group CEO, CoreTEC Systems & Solutions Ltd says “The world has now become a knowledge economy, with top firms in the world relying on data and ICT processes to improve how they run their businesses. We are seeing the same realization in local businesses, who are using solutions such as Microsoft Dynamics to cut across the complexity of fast growing businesses. Dynamics has also been a preferred choice having being adopted and delivered remarkable results for more than 300,000 businesses globally.”

“East Africa has experienced phenomenal growth of businesses in the last few years. This has come with increasing demand for IT solutions that help such businesses manage their supply and distribution chains and also manage client operations. This has led to Microsoft Dynamics experiencing increased uptake due to our reputation as a trusted Microsoft reseller partner.” says Manoj Shanker, Group CEO, Techno Brain

The two companies were also recognized in the Microsoft West, East and Central Africa (WECA) Partner Awards where Techno Brain Ltd was named Enterprise Resource Planning Partner of the Year and YouthSpark Citizenship Partner of the year while CoreTEC was awarded Mobility Partner of the Year
The prestigious awards were presented in many categories, with winners selected from more than 2,800 entrants from 117 different countries worldwide. The award finalists and winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their commitment to customers, their solutions’ market impact and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.