Sierra w/o Wires, Inc. – Trust the Experts. Remote IT Solutions., today announced it has achieved both the Silver Midmarket Solution Provider Competency and Silver Hosting Competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corporation customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications. And to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft requires customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction.
Sierra w/o Wires, Inc. and Sierra Data Centers, Inc., both founded in 2006, are leading Pittsburgh-based Information Technology service providers specializing in remote systems monitoring, remote systems management, cloud/virtual hosting, physical machine hosting, software development and hardware and software reselling. The Sierra companies provide services and support to customers in more than thirty-two states and two countries and meet mission critical computing needs and helps customers to improve IT operations.
“This Microsoft Silver Midmarket Solution Provider and Hosting Competency showcases our expertise in today’s technology market and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft and its products,” said Bruce Freshwater, CEO. “Our plan is to accelerate our customers’ success by serving as technology advisors for their business demands.”
“By achieving a silver competency, organizations have proven their expertise in specific technology areas, placing them among the top 5 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide,” said Jon Roskill, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “When customers look for an IT partner to meet their business challenges, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. These are highly qualified professionals with access to Microsoft technical support and product teams.”
Attaining the Midmarket Solution Provider Competency demonstrates partner expertise in the most current infrastructure solutions based on Microsoft desktop, business-management and server technologies. Equipped with exclusive training, the latest software and support, partners are able to implement solutions to meet midmarket customers’ unique business challenges and infrastructure needs.
In addition, attaining the Hosting Competency is exclusively for partners that specialize in hosting solutions and maintain their own datacenters or act as a reseller or agency of services hosted by Microsoft, providing agreed-upon service levels and customized hosted offerings and consulting for common customer scenarios. Equipped with exclusive training, the latest software and support, partners help customers offset the cost of maintaining critical business applications with scalable hosting 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, with 640,000 Microsoft partners in their ecosystem, to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.