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Rapyuta Robotics Named Finalist in Rising Azure Technology Awards for 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year by Microsoft Corporation

Date: 03 Aug 2021
Category: award

〜Winner of the Microsoft Japan Partner of the Year Award〜

Rapyuta Robotics Co. Ltd., (Tokyo, Japan CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah; hereinafter “Rapyuta Robotics”), a provider of the cloud robotics platform “rapyuta.io” is pleased to announce that we  are selected as a finalist for the Rising Azure Technology Award in the 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year competition held by Microsoft Corporation (Washington, USA). We also received the Rising Azure Technology Award at the Microsoft Japan Partner of the Year 2021 held by Microsoft Japan Corporation.

Our cloud robotics platform “rapyuta.io” and “Rapyuta PA-AMR” which became the first commercialized pick assist automobile robot solution in Japan were recognized in this award.

Comment from Gajan Mohanarajah, CEO of Rapyuta Robotics
We are honored to have been selected as a finalist in the Rising Azure Technology Awards for Microsoft Partner of the Year, which received more than 4,400 submissions from around the world, and to receive the Rising Azure Technology Award at Microsoft Japan Partner of the Year 2021. We believe in an open and collaborative approach to accelerate the growth of the currently nascent and complex robotics domain and make robots more accessible to anyone. We are looking forward to another year of discovering new partners and some high-impact collaborations from Microsoft.

Comment from Taro Hiyama, Microsoft Japan , Managing Executive Officer, Global Partner Solutions 
Congratulations to Rapyuta Robotics for winning the Microsoft Japan Partner of the Year 2021 Rising Azure Technology Award. Rapyuta Robotics has been selected not only as a Microsoft Japan Partner of the Year 2021, but also as a global Microsoft Partner of the Year 2021 finalist. We believe that this is due to the fact that the cloud robotics platform “rapyuta io” provided by Rapyuta Robotics has greatly contributed to the labor saving and automation of our customers’ logistics warehouses, construction sites, and manufacturing sites. We believe that this is the result of the significant contribution of the “rapyuta io” robotics platform to labor saving and automation in our customers’ distribution warehouses, construction sites, and manufacturing sites. We look forward to continuing our efforts not only in Japan but also in the global market. Microsoft Japan will continue to contribute to the promotion of digital transformation of our customers through the strong collaboration with Rapyuta Robotics.

About Rising Azure Technology
Rising Azure Technology is awarded to the successful cases which uses Microsoft Azure as a primary cloud service. 
The Partner of the Year Award is awarded to technology partners (ISVs) who are attracting customer attention and scoring success stories by leveraging Microsoft Azure as their primary cloud platform and expanding the size of their solutions through the commercial marketplace.

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