Direct Tec Achieves a Microsoft Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions Competency

Direct Tec earns distinction through demonstrated technology success and customer commitment

Calgary, Alberta, Canada - December, 18, 2014 - Direct Tec, today announced it has achieved a Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. 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.

Direct Tec strongly believes in guaranteeing that our team is aware and trained on today’s technology, and by achieving this Microsoft Silver status it will better help us to serve our clients’ needs and to ensure that their business is aligned with the right technology.

“This Microsoft Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency showcases our expertise in today’s technology market and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft and its products,” said Stacy Adams, President and CEO at Direct Tec. “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 Phil Sorgen, 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.”

Earning the Microsoft Small Business competency demonstrates partner expertise and commitment to deliver solutions tailored to Small Business customer requirements. Given the focus on adoption of Cloud computing by over 50% of SMBs in the near future to drive their business operations, partners that invest in this competency are ready to address the rising customer demand for Microsoft cloud solutions based on Office 365, Windows 8, Windows Small Business Server, Windows Intune and CRM Online.

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.

About Direct Tec
At Direct Tec we offer strategic business IT support and services that’s backed by a team of experts you can rely on. With computer tech and expert network support, we provide everything you need to keep your technology running at its optimal level, so you can concentrate on what’s really important – running your business.

Direct Tec is your partner in both business IT support and the long-term success of your business. For more information, visit http://www.directtec.ca/why-direct-tec/ or email us at marketing@directtec.ca.