LEXINGTON, Ky., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SIS, a leading technology and managed IT solutions provider, today announced it has attained a Microsoft Gold Data Platform competency, demonstrating a "best-in-class" ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers' evolving needs in today's dynamic business environment and distinguishing itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft's partner ecosystem.
To earn a Microsoft gold competency, partners must successfully complete exams to prove their level of technology expertise and ensure a certain level of staffing capacity. They also must submit customer references that demonstrate successful projects (along with implementing a yearly customer satisfaction study), meet a revenue commitment, and pass technology and/or sales assessments.
"This Microsoft Gold Data Platform competency showcases our expertise in and commitment to our clients' requirements for effectively managing and accessing their data, and demonstrates our deep knowledge of Microsoft and its products," said Kirsten Craft, SIS Executive Vice President, Software and Consulting.
"By achieving a gold competency, partners have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology," said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. "These partners have a deep expertise that puts them in the top 1 percent of our partner ecosystem, and their proficiency will help customers drive innovative solutions on the latest Microsoft technology."
About Software Information Systems
SIS is a total technology solutions provider serving more than 1,300 customers nationwide. Partnered with leading IT vendors, SIS delivers hardware and software solutions, technical expertise, consulting services and data center solutions. The company's Managed Solution Center is a state-of-the-art Tier 3 data center facility that provides comprehensive hosting and cloud offerings, including virtualization, business continuity, security, storage management and application support as well as systems monitoring and management. Founded in 1982, SIS is headquartered in Lexington, Ky. and has regional offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia. For more information, visit www.ThinkSIS.com.
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