Reston, VA, USA — July 8, 2016 — Cleverspeck, a business intelligence and analytics company, today announced it has attained a Gold Data Analytics and 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 (resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals) to prove their level of technology expertise, and then designate these certified professionals uniquely to one Microsoft competency, ensuring 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 (for most gold competencies), and pass technology and/or sales assessments.
“These Microsoft Gold Data Analytics and Data Platform competencies showcase our expertise in and commitment to today’s technology market and demonstrates our deep knowledge of Microsoft and its products,” said Don Jernigan, Managing Director. “We plan to accelerate our customers’ success by serving as technology advisors for their business demands.”
“By achieving a gold competency, partners have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology,” said Phil Sorgen, 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.”
The Data Analytics competency recognizes partners who demonstrate expertise in specific aspects of Microsoft BI solutions to deliver, deploy, and support BI projects. This allows partners to strengthen relationships with customers by becoming a provider of SQL Server deployment planning services or SharePoint deployment planning services.
The Data Platform competency recognizes partners who are looking for powerful and versatile database platforms to run their business. Partners deepen customer relationships by becoming providers of Microsoft SQL Server Deployment Planning Services.
The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and, with 640,000 Microsoft partners in their ecosystem, to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.
Cleverspeck is a data management and business intelligence solution provider and ISV committed to providing the best solutions so their customers can get the most out of their data. Cleverspeck has locations in Reston and Herndon, Virginia serving the US and around the world.