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Media Release: Data#3 named as winner of 2024 Worldwide Microsoft Surface Reseller Partner of the Year Award for the second consecutive year

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Data#3 named as winner of 2024 Worldwide Microsoft Surface Reseller Partner of the Year Award for the second consecutive year

June 27, 2024; Brisbane, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, is proud to announce that it has been named as the winner of the 2024 Worldwide Surface Reseller Partner of the Year Award, for the second consecutive year.

Data#3 today announced it has won Surface Reseller 2024 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“Data#3 is thrilled to take home this highly esteemed global Microsoft recognition. This accolade reflects our deep commitment to delivering innovative, transformative customer solutions from Surface to cloud with Microsoft technology,” said Brad Colledge, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Data#3.

“Our close collaboration with Microsoft is evident through our significant investments in Microsoft capability, reflecting our longstanding relationship and aligned strategies. For example, our participation as a select few in the Early Access Program (EAP) for Microsoft 365 (M365) Copilot represents our ongoing commitment to ensuring our customers can utilise cutting-edge technology and insights to help deliver their digital future."

Data#3 National Practice Manager for Microsoft, Scott Gosling, commented, “We are honoured to receive a global Surface accolade for the second year in a row. This is truly a testament to our collaborative efforts with Microsoft and our shared vision for the modern workplace.”

He added, “Our experience in the EAP positions Data#3 as a model for the modern workplace, enabling us to provide customers with informed advice and robust business cases for integrating Surface with AI. We’re already witnessing how the integration of Surface devices with AI is enhancing operations across various industries, including healthcare, education, and energy. As we celebrate this recognition, we're excited to continue our collaboration with Microsoft, driving technological innovation and helping our customers achieve exceptional outcomes.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered outstanding Microsoft Cloud applications, services, devices, and AI innovation during the past year. Awards were classified in various categories, with honourees chosen from more than 4,700 nominations from more than 100 countries. Data#3 was recognised for providing outstanding solutions and services in Australia.

The Worldwide Microsoft Surface Reseller Partner of the Year Award recognised Data#3 for demonstrating outstanding leadership, and for providing superior Microsoft Surface solutions and services to customers.

“Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2024 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards!” said Nicole Dezen, Chief Partner Officer and Corporate Vice President at Microsoft. “The momentum generated by numerous AI and Copilot announcements this year fuelled innovation from our partners, enabling groundbreaking services and solutions to customers. I am inspired by the capability and creativity in our partner ecosystem and this year's winners beautifully demonstrate the best of what’s possible with AI and the Microsoft Cloud.”

The 2024 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards are announced ahead of MCAPS Start for Partners, our digital event on July 10th and 11th. Partners will receive recognition at MCAPS Start for Partners ahead of in person celebrations during the week of Microsoft Ignite in November. Additional details on the 2024 awards are available on the Microsoft Partner blog: The complete list of categories, winners and finalists can be found at

With many years of experience providing devices to government and business customers, Data#3 has developed quality assured processes, ensures the best device turnaround so customers have the devices they need, when they need them. Its large team of supply chain and logistics specialists, working across three states, are dedicated to making sure customer devices arrive on-time and ready to just switch on and go.


About us:

About Data#3

A Leading and award-winning Australian IT services and solutions provider, Data#3 Limited (DTL), is focused on helping customers to harness the power of people and technology for a better future.

Built on a foundation of over 45 years’ experience, combined with world-leading vendor technologies, Data#3 is constantly evolving its solutions and services to enable its customers’ success. Leveraging solutions such as cloud, modern workplace, security, data & analytics and connectivity, combined with Data#3's services across consulting, project services and managed services, Data#3 is delivering the digital future. 

Listed on the ASX in 1997, Data#3 reported revenues of $2.5 billion in the 2023 financial year and has more than 1,400 employees. Headquartered in Brisbane, it has facilities across 12 locations in Australia and Fiji.

More information about Data#3 and its solution and service offerings is available at

Contact details:

For additional information: 

Yvonne Murray

National Marketing Manager, Data#3

Email: | Mobile: 0420 960 806


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