Pragmatic Works announced that Microsoft recognized them as the Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) Partner of the Year at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Houston, Texas on July 16th, 2013. Pragmatic Works is a Microsoft NSI Partner with Microsoft Gold Competencies in Data Platform and Business Intelligence. Pragmatic Works is the top partner with Microsoft for the total amount of Parallel Data Warehouses sold in 2012 and 2013. In addition, a significant portion of the Pragmatic Works team has trained directly with the Microsoft Center of Excellence team in implementing the PDW solution. Pragmatic Works has assisted in Proof of Concepts, migration from competitive data warehouse platforms, implementation of the solution and final performance tuning of the implemented solution for clients in industries ranging from retail to financial, from small business to Fortune 500 customers.