Sulava recognized as a Microsoft Security 20/20 Partner Awards Finalist


Sulava recognized as a Microsoft Security 20/20 Partner Awards Finalist



Sulava, founded 2010, is one of the first born-in-the-cloud Microsoft partners in the world. We knew already back then that security is the most essential building block in every organizations cloud journey. And that’s why we have been focusing on our Microsoft cloud security practice ever since.

This autumn we were one of the first companies in the world to be rewarded with the Microsoft Gold Competency in Security. In addition to that we have been nominated in various Redmond based elite security programs.

The most recent recognition materialized today as Sulava has been named a finalist in the Microsoft Security 20/20 awards. Sulava was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation, integration, and customer implementation with Microsoft technology.

Only through collaborations can organizations help customers get clarity and become more secure. The security ecosystem must work together to create a vision for the future where people, information, and companies are made safer. Microsoft Security 20/20 provides an opportunity to honor Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions and services during the past year.

“This in an amazing achievement and we are truly honored to be among the finalists. The winners will be announced at the Microsoft gala event hosted at San Francisco to kick of the RSA week in February.”, says Aki Antman, the CEO of Sulava. “We have just started our ventures in the UAE and GCC with our brand-new subsidiary in Dubai. That area is in the beginning of their cloud journey and we are happy to be able to provide best in the world Microsoft Security solutions in that region too.”, Antman continues.

“The themes for the new Microsoft Security 20/20 partner awards are vision and clarity. Microsoft Security is focused on protecting our customers and there is no vision for the future that doesn’t involve security partners,” said Rob Lefferts, CVP, Microsoft Threat Protection.

In addition to this prestigious award Sulava recently received honorary awards in Finland as well. Sulava CEO Aki Antman was chosen for the fifteenth time as one of the top 100 ICT influencers in Finland. In addition to this Risto Virkkala, Sulava’s chairman of the board, and Sami Laiho, the world leading Microsoft security trainer who works tightly with Sulava, are included in the influencer list.

These awards pave the way for an amazing new decade start with year 2020. Sulava will celebrate its ten years journey as the leading born-in-the-cloud partner through the whole year of 2020. We are continuing to hire the best talent and we’ll continues to serve the best global clients from our Helsinki and Dubai offices.



Aki on Sulavan perustajaosakas ja toimitusjohtaja. Aki on työskennellyt IT-alalla vuodesta 1992 lähtien. Hän on ollut jo vuosikausia yksi Suomen arvostetuimmista IT-vaikuttajista. Sulavan projekteissa Aki osallistuu mm. uusien palveluiden innovointiin, tiekarttojen laatimiseen sekä asiakkaidemme johdon ja tietohallinnon sparraukseen.