Stratos Cloud Alliance Awarded 2023 Indirect Cloud Solution Provider Microsoft US Partner of the Year

Stratos Cloud Alliance, the only Microsoft Indirect CSP specializing in Dynamics 365, was announced today as the 2023 Microsoft US Partner of the Year for Indirect Cloud Solutions Providers.

Table of Content

    The Indirect Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Program selects a limited number of Indirect CSP Providers to provide customer support, pricing & licensing support and billing of Microsoft Cloud solutions. The Stratos Cloud Alliance goes well above and beyond these baseline offerings, helping our partners to effectively market, sell, implement and support Microsoft cloud technologies.  


    COLUMBUS, OH JUNE 27, 2023 Stratos Cloud Alliance, the only Microsoft Indirect CSP specializing in Dynamics 365, was announced today as the 2023 Microsoft US Partner of the Year for Indirect Cloud Solutions Providers. This recognition underscores Stratos Cloud’s exceptional performance in assisting and mentoring Microsoft partners in boosting their revenue, enhancing client service, and expanding their business offerings. 


    Stratos Cloud Alliance Awarded Microsoft Partner of the Year for Top Indirect Cloud Solution Provider in US

    We would like to extend our congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2023 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards!” said Nina Harding, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft US Global Partner Solutions. “The winners and finalists of the 2023 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards have demonstrated the best of what’s possible with the Microsoft Cloud by providing innovative new solutions and services that positively impact customers and enable digital transformation. 

    The Microsoft Partner of the Year Award acknowledges Stratos Cloud’s pivotal role in helping its indirect reseller partners to drive digital transformation across Microsoft’s six solution areas: Business Applications, Data & AI, Digital & App Innovation, Infrastructure, Modern Work, and Security. Their solutions drive customer adoption and excellence within the Microsoft cloud suite. Winners were selected from a pool of hundreds of nominations across North America, solidifying Stratos Cloud Alliance’s position as a top performer within the industry. 

    Jeff Edwards, senior vice president, channels at Stratos Cloud Alliance, expressed enthusiasm about the achievement, stating, “The Stratos Team is truly excited to be recognized amongst such a diverse group of distributors, service providers, and licensing experts. Having spent over a decade managing Microsoft’s ERP channel strategy, I am keenly aware of the meticulous thought and research that goes into selecting the winners of these awards.

    Stratos Cloud has made significant investments in developing programs to assist Microsoft partners, whether they are already selling Dynamics, aspiring to do so, or entirely new to the Microsoft ecosystem. Their CSP Marketplace, known as the Stratos HUB, allows partners to manage and purchase licenses on behalf of their clients. Stratos Cloud offers comprehensive reseller training and mentorship programs covering the entire Microsoft portfolio. They provide marketing campaigns, dedicated partner managers, and even services to support assist with the implementation and support of complex solutions. 

    Furthermore, Stratos Cloud Alliance offers over three dozen unique applications that enhance the value of Microsoft solutions, including Progressus Advanced Projects and SilverLeaf for Dynamics 365. 

    ProgressusProgressus Advanced Projects for Dynamics 365 Business Central provides a comprehensive, cloud-based solution that caters to the specific requirements of the professional services industry. It addresses advanced industry needs by incorporating functionalities such as project management, billing, and inventory management. With robust business management features including financial management and customer relationship management (CRM), Progressus Advanced Projects equips professional services companies with the tools they need to thrive. 

    SilverLeaf SilverLeaf for Dynamics 365 offers a user-friendly and comprehensive grower management software solution that can be easily configured to meet current business needs while accommodating future growth. Seamlessly integrating financials, production, inventory, shipping, and other critical workflows, SilverLeaf empowers real-time performance management, whether in the office or the greenhouse. This solution is a perfect fit for a variety of agribusiness companies, including growers and processors of cannabis, trees, shrubs, floriculture and produce. 

    Stratos Cloud Alliance was formed and is owned by Velosio, the premier cloud applications partner for midmarket companies and a leader in the Microsoft solutions arena.  Velosio has been at the forefront of helping companies modernize their applications, streamline operations, and harness the power of data to drive informed decision-making for over 30 years. Stratos Cloud Alliance partners can tap into Velosio’s experience, sales resources, intellectual property, support options and licensing specialists to mentor their team and grow their capabilities to deliver Dynamics 365 solutions 

    Scott May, Director of Partner Recruitment Stratos Cloud AllianceJoining Stratos Cloud Alliance is simple, quick and can have an amazing impact on a partner’s business,” said Scott May, director of channel development at Stratos Cloud Alliance. “If you would like to hear from other partners that have joined the Stratos Cloud Alliance, visit our website at for testimonial videos and written case studies.” 




    About Stratos Cloud Alliance 

    Stratos Cloud Alliance is Velosio’s Indirect Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program providing deep specialization in Dynamics 365 business solutions to support Indirect CSP Resellers’ Microsoft Cloud initiatives. Stratos Cloud provides all the sales support, enablement, and services a partner needs to build a profitable cloud solutions business with Microsoft Dynamics 365. With over 33 years’ experience implementing Dynamics business management solutions, Stratos Cloud offers partners a comprehensive portfolio of Microsoft Cloud Business and Productivity Solutions, ISV Products and Tools, Customer Services, and flexible Partner Programs supporting transformation at the pace and investment level that is right for you. Stratos Cloud Alliance is a Microsoft certified ISV Development Center and holds over a dozen Microsoft Gold Competencies providing the know-how and experience partners want in an Indirect CSP Provider to support their business. 



    For more information, press only: 

    Bill Anderson 

    +1 (614) 954-0967 

    For more information on Velosio: