Project Hosts is delighted to report that it has attained a Gold Hosting 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. In addition to the Gold Hosting competency, Project Hosts also has a Gold Project and Portfolio Management competency.
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.
Project Hosts delivers Custom (Private) Cloud hosting and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions that, unlike Public clouds, provide dedicated infrastructure with the customized security, applications and real-time reporting requirements that enterprise customers and U.S. Government agencies require.
“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 Gold Hosting competency is yet another example of our leadership position within Microsoft’s cloud ecosystem and our commitment to delivering best-in-class hosting services for Microsoft Solutions,” said Scott Chapman, CEO and Co-Founder of Project Hosts. “In addition to Microsoft competencies, our private cloud solutions are also certified by other industry agencies such as the ISO, SAE and soon by the U.S. Government FedRAMP authority.”