MCS today announced it has attained Gold Datacenter, Gold Identity & Access and Gold Midmarket Solution Provider competencies and Silver Hosting and Silver Software Asset Management competencies. This partnership demonstrates a “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment and distinguishing itself within the top level of Microsoft’s partner ecosystem. A portfolio of competencies showcases that MCS is committed to focusing on in-demand, business solution areas, along with ensuring it can meet the evolving needs of customers because of market changes.
To earn a Microsoft competency, partners must successfully complete exams (resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals) to prove their level of technology expertise. Partners must also submit customer references that demonstrate successful projects and pass technology and/or sales assessments. For gold competencies, partners must also implement a yearly customer satisfaction study and, for many competencies, meet a revenue commitment.
MCS is a client-focused Information Technology Consulting and Professional Services company with more than 30 years’ experience in the IT industry providing independent advice and implementation services which offer direct business benefits. MCS have an award-winning relationship having secured Microsoft Partner of the Year for the Cayman Islands in 2011, 2012 and 2015 and also Microsoft Partner of the Year for Portals and Collaboration for the entire Latin America region in both 2010 and 2011.
“These Microsoft competencies showcase our expertise and commitment in today’s technology market and demonstrate our deep knowledge of Microsoft and its products,” said Chris Lopez, CEO of MCS. “Our plan is to accelerate our customers’ success by serving as technology advisors for their business demands.”
“By achieving a portfolio of competencies, partners demonstrate deep expertise and consistent capability on the latest Microsoft technology,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “These partners show true commitment to meeting customer technology needs today and into the future.”
All Microsoft technology competencies differentiate a partner’s specific technology capabilities, helping customers find qualified solution providers with expertise in discrete areas quickly and easily.
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