NET Xperts LLC Attains 2011 Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Status
March 8, 2011
NET Xperts LLC, today announced it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program as a Midmarket Solution Provider, showcasing their expertise in providing solutions based on the most current technology and IT-solutions knowledge to help midmarket businesses with their unique challenges. As a Gold Certified Partner, NET Xperts has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customers’ needs. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including access, training and support, giving them a competitive advantage in the channel.
“We are extremely pleased to have attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program. This allows us to clearly promote our expertise and relationship with Microsoft to our customers,” said President Marc Sachs. “The benefits provided through our Gold Certified Partner status will allow us to continue to enhance the offerings that we provide for customers.”
“Customers are looking for partner companies that can bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities,” said Allison Watson, corporate vice president of the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “They need to trust in a company that can act as an expert adviser for their long-term strategic technology plans. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners, which have certified expertise and direct training and support from Microsoft, can build a positive customer experience with our technologies. Today, Microsoft recognizes NET Xperts as a new Gold Certified Partner for demonstrating its expertise in providing customer satisfaction using Microsoft products and technology.”
As one of the requirements for attaining Gold Certified Partner status, NET Xperts had to declare a Microsoft Competency. Microsoft Competencies are designed to help differentiate a partner’s capabilities with specific Microsoft technologies to customers looking for a particular type of solution. Each Competency has a unique set of requirements and benefits, formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the technology industry. Within select Competencies, there are Specializations that focus on specific solution areas that recognize deeper expertise within that Competency. Serving as a specialized path to earning those Competencies, Specializations give direct access to the tools and resources that support that specific area of focus.
As a Gold Midmarket Solution Provider, NET Xperts also attained competencies in Silver Desktop, Silver OEM Hardware, and Silver Server Platforms. The specialized Desktop competency makes NET Xperts a services delivery leader for the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office suites, gaining credentials and expertise that help sell, deploy, and support Windows, Office, the Windows Internet Explorer browser, and Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). With the Microsoft Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Hardware competency, NET Xperts demonstrates the ability to design and deliver quality hardware solutions optimized for the Microsoft platform. By attaining the Microsoft Server Platform competency, NET Xperts solidifies their expertise in building, designing, deploying, and supporting the Windows Server operating system, Windows Server–based applications, and the Microsoft server infrastructure, and are better positioned to help support customers’ business strategies through high levels of availability, agility, and automation.
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