Micro Strategies Inc., a Tier 1 IBM Business Partner, has been named a 2011 Finalist for the IBM Beacon Award for Technical Excellence. The Beacon Awards recognize the most innovative solutions and services that IBM Business Partners have delivered to their clients. These awards are the highest honor a business partner can receive and only a select few are given out each year in recognition of achievements across a broad range of solutions including Cloud, Analytics and other areas. Business Partners who are recognized for this award have demonstrated exemplary technological leadership, a commitment to maintain a high-level of skills and certifications, and consistency in maintaining high customer satisfaction rates. Micro Strategies is also proud to announce the winning of a 2011 Top Performance Leadership Award for the second year in a row. The Leadership Award recognizes IBM Business Partners who demonstrate leadership and growth in the technology industry.
"We are very proud to receive such esteemed awards, validating our successful partnership with IBM and the value we provide to client organizations," said Anthony Bongiovanni, President, Micro Strategies. "We continue to expand on our capabilities and our value proposition to our clients by offering them innovative and strategic technology solutions to solve their business needs."
In addition to these awards, Micro Strategies has become the only regional partner accepted into the IBM SystemStorage Specialty Elite program. The IBM System Storage Specialty Elite Certification is designed to recognize IBM North America Business Partners who continue to invest in providing the highest level of sales and technical skills for IBM storage. Partners who are eligible receive special sales, technical and educational benefits.
"Micro Strategies prides itself on the level and depth of skill we have to support our customers with their IBM Storage infrastructure. Only the best and most dedicated storage business partners will rise up and qualify for the Storage Specialty Elite status. As the only regional IBM Business Partner to have this dubious distinction, we worked hard and dedicated both sales and technical resources to ensure that Micro Strategies can deliver the highest value to our storage customers," stated Ray Scardelli, VP of Sales and Marketing, Micro Strategies."
Micro Strategies continues to make significant investments in our staff through our technical training and certifications. Micro Strategies has now earned the IBM Cloud Computing Specialty in the Cloud Builders solution area. Cloud Builders engage in consultative and solution selling of IBM offerings. They also assist clients to design, build, and manage their private cloud environment, as well as integrate it into their infrastructure. To earn this distinction, you must demonstrate extensive infrastructure and cloud solution skills as well as meet other requirements. Micro Strategies now holds over 200 certifications in all aspects of our industry. Our staff is fully trained and certified in their specialties and maintain and add to their certifications continuously.
About Micro Strategies Inc:
Established in 1983, Micro Strategies has distinguished itself as one of the most innovative technology solution providers and a strategic business partner for premier technology vendors. As an industry leader, Micro Strategies is at the forefront of architecting and implementing quality technology solutions with a commitment to responsive, client-first service. Comprehensive solutions are centered in the following areas: Advanced Infrastructure, Business Systems Integration, Business Applications, Enterprise Content Management, Security and Compliance, and Business Information Management and Protection.