BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity company that illuminates, validates, and remediates internal and external risks in one platform announced that it won the Security MSSP (Managed Security Service Provider) of the Year award in the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards 2023.
Why was BlueVoyant recognized by Microsoft?
The company’s achievements and track record have helped it rise to the top of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of independent software vendors (ISVs) and managed security service providers (MSSPs) that have integrated their security products and services with Microsoft’s security tech. Award winners demonstrated excellence across security, identity, management, compliance, and privacy during the past 12 months.
At the Microsoft Security Excellence 2023 Awards on April 24, Microsoft announced award winners in 11 categories honouring partner trailblazers, solution innovators, customer and technology champions, and changemakers. This is the fourth-year awards were given.
MISA was established to bring together Microsoft leaders, independent software vendors, and managed security service providers to work together to defeat security threats and make the world a safer place. In conjunction with Microsoft Stakeholders, MISA members voted on the winners of the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards, giving them a chance to recognise the efforts of their peers and their commitment to making the world a more secure place.
“It is my privilege to acknowledge this year’s Microsoft Security Excellence awards recipients, who continually inspire us with their commitment to building a safer world for all. Their solutions, services, innovation, and client focus are integral to this goal. Security is a team sport and we are proud to partner with our MISA community. My warmest congratulations to all the awardees,” commented Vasu Jakkal, Corporate Vice President Microsoft Security.
What does the recognition mean for BlueVoyant?
“BlueVoyant has developed advanced technologies and scalable services to help clients maximise their Microsoft Security investments — bringing together the very best of both companies to drive the outcomes our customers demand. We are honored to be named the prestigious Security MSSP of the Year and recognised for our leading influence on the industry,” said Milan Patel, Global Head of Managed Security Services at BlueVoyant.
“We look forward to continuing to have strong integration with Microsoft products and security services to deliver the very best in cybersecurity to our joint clients,” Patel said.
Winning Security MSSP of the Year is among a long list of recognition BlueVoyant has received from Microsoft. BlueVoyant’s Director of Product Management, Mona Ghadiri, and Technical Product Manager, Eric Mannon, were named Most Valued Professionals for Microsoft Security.
In 2022, BlueVoyant was honoured as the Microsoft Security U.S. Partner of the Year, achieved Microsoft verified Managed Extended Detection and Response (MXDR) solution status, and was one of Microsoft’s top 150 managed security partners. In 2021, BlueVoyant was named a Microsoft Security 20/20 Partner Awards Winner for Top MDR Team.