(The Hosting News) – Optio Data announced today they have reached the Gold Partnership status awarded by Microsoft, demonstrating Optio’s “best-in-class” ability to meet customers’ evolving needs by distinguishing itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft’s 640,000 partner ecosystem.
To earn a Microsoft Gold competency, partners must designate their Microsoft Certified Professionals to specific Microsoft competencies, ensuring certain levels of technical depth. In addition to demonstrating successful projects through customer references, Partners must also pass technology and sales assessments.
“Since Microsoft revamped their entire portfolio and made significant improvements to Hyper-V, the demand for Microsoft expertise has never been greater,” said Jeff Stevens, Executive Vice President of Optio Data. “We’ve got a lot of customers who need deep subject matter expertise on Microsoft’s product stack. Achieving the Microsoft Gold Certification reflects our continued investment in helping customers leverage the “better together” aspects of Microsoft’s portfolio.”
“By achieving a gold competency, partners have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology,” said Phil Sorgen, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp.
Attaining the Mid-Market Solution Provider competency demonstrates partner expertise in the latest infrastructure solutions based on Microsoft desktop, business-management and server technologies. Equipped with exclusive training, and the latest software and support, partners are able to implement solutions to meet customers’ unique business challenges and infrastructure needs.
About Optio Data:
With the support of a world-class professional services organization, Optio Data delivers efficiencies and flexibility through specializations in Cloud Computing, Data Management, and Technology Integration. Optio accomplishes this by leveraging a state-of-the-art proof of concept center and technology integration facility.
To learn more about Optio Data, visit them online at http://www.optiodata.com or call 888-981-3282.