Airnet Group Named Microsoft 2016 U.S. Education Rising Star Partner of the Year

Chattanooga, Tennessee - February 20, 2017 - Airnet Group, Inc. announced it has been named the 2016 U.S. Education Rising Star Partner of the Year by Microsoft.

The U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year awards were presented during Microsoft’s US Public Sector Industry Solution University (ISU) yearly event, where Microsoft’s Public Sector executive team was on site to congratulate Airnet for its achievements. Winners were chosen from more than 100 organizations across public sector segment areas of US Government, Education and Health & Life Sciences.

“The 2016 Public Sector Partner of the Year Award winners represent the most innovative and transformative work being done across our partner community, serving the mission of customers across US Government, Education and Health & Life Sciences” said Curt Kolcun, Vice President, US Public Sector, Microsoft.  

Over the last two years, Airnet has worked with many education organizations nationally, including county school systems, state and independent colleges and universities, and others to support the adoption of Microsoft’s Azure Cloud solution, improve customer’s IT Infrastructure performance and lower costs. 

“Airnet is honored to be awarded U.S. Rising Star Partner of the Year for 2016,” Arlin Grant, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Airnet said. “Our team works hard every day to ensure education organizations see the value of migrating to Microsoft Azure, and we will continue to passionately support the IT Infrastructure needs of education.”

About Airnet

Airnet Group, Inc. was founded in 2002 in Chattanooga, Tennessee at the crossroads of the nation’s fiber backbone.  Airnet’s mission as a Microsoft Managed Partner and Cloud Solution Provider is to improve the efficiency, reliability, security & maintenance of IT infrastructures while lowering costs and freeing up resources to help customer IT teams focus on strategic core-competency and value-driven projects.