PRLog - Feb. 28, 2014 - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa — 28th February 2014 - Vigilmetrics today announced it has achieved a Silver Data Platform competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications. And to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft requires customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction.
Vigilmetrics Silver Data Platform Competency
Founded in 2000, as a Proudly South African company with its headquarters based in the Dimension Data Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa, Vigilmetrics prides itself in delivering products and solutions that compare favourably to their international counterparts. Their clients benefit from their analytic solutions and services of thought leaders whose expertise and experience are on par with world class standards. Being based on South African soil, the benefits to their clients are obvious - the team is always on hand to offer leading innovative solutions and back-up services. “This Microsoft Silver Data Platform competency showcases our expertise in today’s technology market and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft and its products,” said Dominique Pousson, Managing Director. “Our plan is to accelerate our customers’ success by serving as technology advisors for their business demands.”
“By achieving a silver competency, organizations have proven their expertise in specific technology areas, placing them among the top 5 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “When customers look for an IT partner to meet their business challenges, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. These are highly qualified professionals with access to Microsoft technical support and product teams.”
Attaining the Data Platform competency demonstrates partner expertise in some of Microsoft’s most in-demand products, including Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V. By using the complete platform from Microsoft, companies can extend their Microsoft SQL Server infrastructure in the cloud and meet the requirements of the most demanding mission-critical workloads, empowering their IT departments and enabling business insights. Equipped with exclusive training, the latest software and support, these partners provide their customers with data warehousing solutions that manage and help secure their critical data using cost-effective, flexible and high-performance applications.
The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.
Achieving the competency has enabled Vigilmetrics to develop a repository tool that enables you to define your strategy, assign the relevant scorecards, interrogate all initiatives and projects, define your processes enabling improvement, and then analysereports to identify key improvement areas. Identifying all the measures and KPI's for each level results in a powerful value driver tree that directs your attention immediately to the areas that are succeeding, and those that require your attention. It also provides governance and maintenance of your enterprises key performance measures. Using their proprietary Measure Trees tool, you can see how measures are constructed and what their underlying composite measures are, as well as Measure Maps that show you the orientation and location of a measure in relation to its position in a value driver tree i.e. the upstream and downstream measures relating to your selected measure.
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