To earn a Microsoft Gold Competency, organizations must complete a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, have the right number of Microsoft Certified Professionals, submit customer references and demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction by participating in an annual survey.
The Internet Group is an award winning IT support provider and holder of a 3 star SDI accreditation for its London-based IT Service Desk. The Gold Midmarket Solution Provider Competency, achieved after key employees undertook extended periods of study and successfully completed a number of exams, sets The Internet Group apart in its ability to provide full managed solutions to midmarket businesses. Helping these firms deal with their unique IT challenges, The Internet Group’s Competency award demonstrates a commitment to deploying the most current technology to resolve complex issues with IT function.
The Internet Group’s Gold Midmarket Solution Provider Competency comes just a few months after the firm confirmed its own successful transition into the midmarket. This followed a number of Board level appointments and a 13% increase in workforce size during the first quarter of 2011.
Adam Maurice, managing director at The Internet Group said, “I am delighted that we have been able to back up our transition into the midmarket with this specific recognition by one of the world’s leading IT companies. Our continual investment in our workforce is paramount to the success of the company”
“The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to empower solution providers to succeed in today’s business environment. By achieving the prestigious Gold competency, participating companies are provided with a rich set of benefits, including increased customer visibility through branding and accessibility, training and support,” said Jon Roskill, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp.
“We are proud to put forth a program that provides the right resources to help a company develop the expertise customers demand in today’s competitive market and also provides the community and infrastructure that can connect them to one another, lowering costs for all parties.”
The Microsoft Gold Competency signifies to the market that a company has demonstrated the highest level of skill and achievement within a given technology specialization. All 28 Microsoft competencies are designed to help differentiate a partner’s specific technology capabilities, helping customers find solution providers quickly and easily. Each competency has a unique set of requirements and benefits, formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the industry.
Attaining the Microsoft Midmarket Solution Provider competency confirms The Internet Group’s expertise in expertise in providing IT management solutions based on the most current technology and IT-solutions knowledge to help midmarket businesses with their unique challenges.
The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that deliver products and services based on the Microsoft platform with the training, resources and support they need to provide their customers a superior experience and outcomes.
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