Softlanding Achieves Ten Microsoft Partner Gold Competencies
Softlanding Demonstrates Best-In-Class Capability and Market Leadership Through Demonstrated Technology Success and Customer Commitment
Softlanding Solutions Inc. a Cloud Accelerate leader providing cloud strategy, implementation and managed services to enterprises, announced it has attained 10 Microsoft Gold competencies. This level of competency attainment demonstrates “best-in-class” ability and a deep commitment for meeting customers’ evolving needs in today’s mobile-first, cloud-first world, as well as distinguishes Softlanding within the Microsoft partner ecosystem.
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To earn a Microsoft gold competency, partners must prove their expertise and experience through a combination of technical exams, successful customer references, performance (revenue and or consumption/usage) commitments (for most gold competencies) and technology and/or sales assessments.
“Achieving and maintaining a single Gold Competency is a commitment, achieving 10 Gold Competencies is a significant accomplishment and reflective of our deep-rooted core value of continuous improvement,” said Shaun Roberts, president of Softlanding. “As a Microsoft Direct Cloud Solution Provider with proven expertise across Microsoft’s cloud, hybrid and on-premises technologies, Softlanding is ideally positioned to help drive customer success by delivering solutions that empower people and organizations to be their most productive.”
“By achieving a Gold competency, partners have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology,” said Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner (OCP) at Microsoft Corp. “These partners have a deep expertise that puts them in the top of our partner ecosystem, and their proficiency will help customers drive innovative solutions.”
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.
Softlanding has been able to drive customer success by delivering proven technology solutions alongside Microsoft for almost 20 years. Softlanding’s experience in delivering innovative solutions within Microsoft Azure and Office 365 garnered the company the “Enterprise Cloud Platform Innovation Award” at the 2017 Microsoft IMPACT Awards and “Best Commercial SMB Western Partner of the Year” at the 2018 IMPACT Awards.
Most recently Softlanding was selected by TechnoPlanet as one of the 50 Best Managed IT Companies in Canada, and was a Service Partner of the Year finalist at CDW Canada’s partner awards.