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Open Systems Recognised as the Winner of 2022 Microsoft Swiss Partner of the Year

Open Systems, the only cybersecurity services provider with Mission Control, today announced it has won the 2022 Microsoft Swiss 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.

“Winning the Microsoft Swiss Partner of the Year Award is a tremendous honour for us, especially as it comes so soon after we won Security MSSP of the Year in the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards at RSAC 2022,” said Geoff Haydon, CEO of Open Systems. “These awards recognise how well both companies work together and our shared commitment to excellence in protecting our joint customers from cyber threats.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered outstanding Microsoft-based applications, services and devices during the past year. Awards were classified in various categories, with honourees chosen from a set of more than 3,900 submitted nominations from more than 100 countries worldwide. Open Systems was recognised for providing outstanding solutions and services in Switzerland.

In addition to winning Swiss Partner of the Year, Open Systems was also named a finalist for NGO Partner of the Year, in recognition of its efforts to substantially improve the cyber defences of a leading, global NGO.

“I am honoured to announce the winners and finalists of the 2022 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards,” said Nick Parker, corporate vice president of Global Partner Solutions at Microsoft. “These partners were outstanding among the exceptional pool of nominees and I’m continuously impressed by their innovative use of Microsoft Cloud technologies and the impact for their customers.”

Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards are announced annually prior to the company’s global partner conference, Microsoft Inspire, which will take place on July 19-20 this year.

Additional details on the 2022 awards are available on the Microsoft Partner Network blog. The complete list of categories, winners and finalists can be found at

History With Microsoft

Open Systems is a five-time Microsoft Gold Partner and one of a handful of companies that have received the Microsoft Cloud Security Advanced Specialization and Microsoft Threat Protection Advanced Specialization certifications. These achievements ensure the company’s continued place in MISA’s MSSP program, which Open Systems was invited to join when it launched in 2020.

Open Systems Managed Security Services

Open Systems believes a comprehensive and tailored cybersecurity approach is essential for rapid threat detection and an effective response to protect an organisation’s most critical assets. The Open Systems MDR+ and Open Systems SASE+ services with Mission Control combine certified experts, exemplary processes, and seamless technology to deliver 24×7 security and connectivity protection specialised to an organisation’s environment and business operations.

About Open Systems

Open Systems delivers cybersecurity beyond expectations. Our award-winning managed detection and response (MDR) and secure access service edge (SASE) services connect and protect customers today while increasing their security maturity for tomorrow. Our Mission Control SOCs and NOCs provide 24×7 global coverage for nearly 10,000 locations across 184 countries. As a five-time Microsoft Gold Partner, we help customers better grasp and reduce their attack surface by unlocking the value of their security investments. With our outstanding 97% retention rate, it’s no wonder our customers call it crazy good cybersecurity. Discover more at