Crimson Line now holds the Microsoft Gold Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency! Microsoft’s Gold Partner level is reserved for the top 5% of members in the Microsoft Partner Network.
What it Means to be a Microsoft Gold Partner
Earning this certification required a commitment of time and expense on our part, which helped to demonstrate our value to our customers. Being a Microsoft Gold Partner means much more than being able to display a Gold Microsoft Partner logo. It means that we have formally established our expertise in selling and deploying Microsoft Office 365 cloud and hybrid solutions. This positions us to meet our customers’ needs and to have our expertise recognized by potential customers.
The Advantages to Being a Microsoft Gold Partner
Having achieved this elite status provides us with more opportunities with Microsoft to further increase our value to our customers. We have Internal Use Rights, which provides us with access to software to use for our own business to build product knowledge, and to use for testing and demonstration. We can take advantage of Partner Advisory Hours for technical presales and advisory services from the Microsoft Partner Services team for personalized assistance in building out our solutions. We also receive the highest levels of support and technical services from Microsoft. In addition, we are provided with opportunities for training, tools and resources to further strengthen the skills of our staff.
Our Commitment to Microsoft and to Our Customers
In addition to our Gold competency, we have also earned three silver competencies in the Microsoft Partner Network program. These are our competencies: