ATHENS, Ala., July 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Edgewater Fullscope, Inc. (Nasdaq:EDGW), a leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM solutions to manufacturers, has received the 2013 United States Microsoft Dynamics Distribution Partner of the Year Award for its work with consumer packaged goods and food processing companies. The company was honored among the top Microsoft partners for demonstrating industry sales excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Microsoft announced the United States Microsoft Dynamics Partner Industry Award winners during an event at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Houston, TX. "The US Partner Industry Awards gives Microsoft Dynamics the opportunity to recognize its top partners at a global event," said Jeremy Thies, US Partner Lead, Microsoft Dynamics. "It acknowledges the extraordinary contributions of Microsoft partners serving a strategic and targeted group of customers throughout the past fiscal year." "Our commitment to developing rich functionality for food manufacturers and distributors is both a long-time and long-term one," said Russell Smith, senior vice president, Fullscope. "It's always an honor to receive industry recognition from Microsoft for doing what we do best—delivering measurable value to our customers by using Microsoft technology to solve industry-specific manufacturing challenges." Awards were presented in multiple categories with winners chosen based on their Microsoft fiscal year 2013 industry sales performance in the United States. Edgewater Fullscope was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services, as well as demonstrating excellent engagement with food manufacturers and other CPG companies. "We are pleased to present Edgewater Fullscope with this award," said Bob Aronson, US Industry Director, Microsoft Dynamics. "Edgewater Fullscope is seen as an industry leader in delivering Microsoft technology to CPG and food and beverage companies. They have built their organization by recognizing and embracing the need to have industry specializations for success."