The pure technology group has been elevated to Microsoft accredited partner this month and becomes one of just a handful of partners in the UK, which demonstrates the skill and capability available to customers.
A Microsoft accredited partner does much more than simply sell Microsoft subscription licenses; it provides expert design, deployment and support services for the Microsoft Cloud. A partner has a direct relationship with Microsoft rather than via Distribution, which means that customers benefit in several ways: enhanced commercials; consolidated billing and greater access to Microsoft resources.
Investment in training and accreditation are key obligations of any Microsoft CSP Partner. A partner must maintain a higher expertise and design additional solutions to enhance the service; network, security and applications are key requirements. Tier 1 CSPs must be able to support and monitor customers completely, liaising directly with Microsoft support where necessary.
Gary Saunders, Sales Director at the pure technology group commented:
“Achieving the status demonstrates the pure technology group’s capability to deliver outstanding service on Microsoft cloud resources. It provides the opportunity to offer Office 365, Azure at an increased competitive rate along with many other benefits for our customers. Getting here has been an incredible journey – the programme has strengthened our partnership with Microsoft will help our customers achieve their cloud journey.”
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