Wednesday 26th October 2011, Medhurst, a leading IT solutions company in Hampshire, announced today that it has achieved Gold Certification from Microsoft® in Hosting. To earn Gold Certification, Medhurst had to meet rigorous standards for Hosting competency, including revenue, service, support and customer satisfaction requirements set forth by Microsoft.
“This latest Gold accreditation in hosting from Microsoft, follows on from our Gold accreditation in virtualisation technologies awarded in the summer. Now with five Silver and two Gold accreditations, we believe Medhurst is one of the highest Microsoft accredited partners in the South”, said Charlie Baynes, Managing Director of Medhurst. “As well as the promise of efficiency, hosted services enable us to assume responsibility for our client’s IT, relieving the stress and costs of implementation and maintenance, without having to compromise services. We are delighted that our hosting skills and competence have been recognised with this Microsoft accreditation and look forward to working more closely with Microsoft to deliver the most relevant and competitive hosting solution to our clients.”
“Partners with Gold status in competencies represent organisations (and associated individuals) that have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment within a targeted business solution area. Gold competencies reward this deep expertise and high commitment with benefits including tailored, competency-specific benefits based on solutions offered and core benefits such as training, channel incentives etc. In addition, Gold competencies entitle the partner to a Microsoft named contact who will support the creation of a business plan to serve customer demand and help with sales efforts. We are committed to supporting our Gold level partners by enabling them with the right set of tools, training and information that will help them delight our customers through leading edge Microsoft based solutions and services offerings that address the customer’s technology requirements”, said Janet Gibbons, director of strategy and programmes, Microsoft UK. “With a Gold competency in Hosting, Medhurst has made an investment in developing their capability to deliver an integrated and customised technology solution to support today’s customer demand.”
The Microsoft Partner Network is committed to serving the needs of Microsoft partners and helping over 160 million mutual customers worldwide realise their potential. By acquiring the Gold level in Hosting competency, Medhurst has demonstrated its ability to meet stringent technology and customer satisfaction requirements set forth by Microsoft in order to provide best in class Microsoft based solutions to our customers.
As a Microsoft Gold Competency Partner in Hosting, Medhurst has met the requirements for attaining the broadest range of expertise across multiple technologies aligned to the competency. Microsoft Gold level status provides Medhurst access to comprehensive marketing, sales, technical and support services, benefits that will enable us to serve the technology needs of joint prospective customers.
Since 1986, the Medhurst name has been synonymous with making IT work for corporate businesses and the public sector, delivering cost effective and flexible IT solutions and services to meet the individual business needs of our clients.
Medhurst’s mission is simple – to take away the burden of IT management to enable its clients to focus on their core business. Medhurst provides a range of tailored services and scalable solutions, offering clients the flexibility to choose the level of support that best suits their requirements now and into the future. This includes acting as the client’s outsourced IT department with full responsibility for daily support or supplementing an existing IT team to provide additional expert project delivery or guidance.
With offices in Hampshire, London, Dorset and Cheshire, Medhurst prides itself on its accountability and first-rate technology services. Further information can be found at www.medhurst-it.com
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