Microsoft Gold Certified Partners are the top level of Microsoft solutions partners and have access to the tools and support they need to help them stand out in the marketplace. At this level you have the opportunity to build the closest working relationship with Microsoft with other top-level benefits such as a priority listing in the Microsoft Resource Directory. As a partner you are required to enroll in at least one Microsoft Competency.
“By achieving a gold competency, partners have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology,” said Jon Roskill, 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.”
Microsoft’s integration of hypervisor and management technologies is unique in today’s marketplace. The proven data-center management and virtualization solutions provide a reliable and cost-effective technology platform to help customers improve data-center operations, deliver reliable services, and lower costs.
Attaining the Management and Virtualization competency aligns CARI.net with this value proposition, helping CARI.net deliver solutions based on Microsoft Hyper-V technology and Microsoft System Center that drive the evolution of your business to the public cloud and private cloud.
With the Microsoft Hosting competency, CARI.net gains access to a variety of resources that provide more opportunities to connect with you, our customers. 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.