Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT), a leading technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, announced that it has been recognized as Microsoft’s Desktop Partner of the Year. The Company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. "We are honored to win the Microsoft 2012 Desktop Partner of the Year Award,” said Ken Lamneck, president and CEO of Insight. “From planning and acquisition through deployment and support, Insight provides the services and resources for our clients to maximize the value of their Microsoft solutions. This award demonstrates the value of Insight's centralized desktop lifecycle management and optimized deployment solutions.” Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide. Insight was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Desktop. Insight demonstrated excellence in the category, highlighting an endpoint solution engagement with a large healthcare client. Insight established a single-source, comprehensive strategy and execution of an enterprise-wide desktop (Windows 7 + Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) solutions) implementation for the client. This innovative approach in the market combined Insight’s traditional licensing strengths with the consulting and deployment services delivered by Ensynch, a leading Microsoft Systems Integrator partner and consulting services company acquired by Insight in 2011. “I am pleased to acknowledge Insight Enterprises as the Desktop Partner of the Year,” stated Erwin Visser, senior director, Windows Commercial, Microsoft Corporation. “Insight Enterprises has amazing global reach, highly skilled, customer-oriented service people, and a uniquely deep knowledge of Microsoft products, licensing and enterprise solutions that make them a key partner in the commercial sector. We offer our congratulations to Insight and all their teammates and look forward to a long and healthy partnership.” The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.