VORTAL, the leading international e-sourcing and e-procurement provider, has been distinguished by Microsoft Portugal as Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner of the year. The announcement was made during the Microsoft Worldwide Partners Conference, which took place recently in Orlando, Florida. Microsoft received more than 2,300 nominations from 108 different countries for the 43 different global award opportunities.

This Award recognizes Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year. This very important distinction honors top partners that are adding business value to customers and companies, by deploying new and innovative solutions that are based on Microsoft technologies.

The VORTAL platform, which is built on the foundation of several Microsoft technologies, helps thousands of companies and public bodies all over the world to improve their business efficiency and business performance. The overall value proposition combines Vortal’s eSourcing and eCommerce solutions with Microsoft technologies, delivered over Azure.

“We are very honored to receive this important recognition and fully acknowledge the great support and commitment from Microsoft. Together, we are creating great new solutions that improve efficiency within private sector companies and the public sector” said Miguel Sobral, Executive Vice-President of VORTAL.