Sydney, 01 August 2014 — Nexon, a leading Australian IT managed communications solutions provider for medium to large enterprises and public sector organisations, proudly announced it has been named as a finalist for the 2014 MAPA Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for two categories: Communications Partner of the Year and Hosting Partner of the Year.

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The 21 categories of the MAPA programme recognise Microsoft Partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the year.The company was selected from a national field of top Microsoft Partners for delivering market-leading customer solutions built on the Microsoft platform.

Nexon, a Microsoft Gold Hosting Partner and Silver Communications Partner, has provided managed communications and IT solutions across Australia and the APAC region for over 12 years. In 2013, utilising this expertise, Nexon developed and introduced to the Australian market, Nexon Absolute, a cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution that allows business to experience the full features of Microsoft Lync 2013.

Nexon Absolute is the most flexible way for businesses of all sizes to implement and enjoy the full suite of Microsoft Lync 2013 features. Nexon Absolute delivers customers a solution that integrates their communication capabilities on a single, easy to use platform – voicemail, video, audio, web conferencing, instant messaging and desktop sharing environments. Additionally, when combined with Nexon’s Hosted Microsoft Exchange 2013 as a Service, Nexon Absolute gives customers access to extra features, like voicemail to email, making it a very cost effective yet comprehensive solution to replace traditional PBX.

Nexon Absolute has also been developed with Microsoft Office 365 users in mind, allowing the office suite to extend its functionality to include enterprise voice features, while leveraging the Exchange for voicemail. In turn, filling the critical voice gap for Office 365 users.

David Russell, Unified Communications Business Lead at Nexon, said “Nexon’s partnership with Microsoft is a fundamental part of our offering and key to our future growth. We are thrilled Nexon Absolute has received recognition as finalist in the MAPA Awards. The Australian marketplace is moving fast from traditional communication systems to rich collaborative environments, and we are committed to becoming the number one enabler of cloud based unified communications using the Microsoft Cloud.”

About Nexon

Established in 2000, Nexon is a privately owned Australian company with a proven record of accomplishment in delivering innovative business technology services.

With offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane supporting clients throughout Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, the Nexon team consists of more than 150 highly skilled management and IT professionals.

Nexon delivers a range of flexible and dynamic IT services to a variety of private, public and not-for-profit organisations, including Voice & Communications, High Performance Networks, Infrastructure, Business Continuity, Security, Cloud solutions and Professional Services.

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For additional information:
David Russell, Business lead – Unified Communications, Nexon
T. +61 2 9230 7980
E: David.Russell@nexon.com.au
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