ITEC Achieves Microsoft Gold Partner Status

Henry Bevan, November 2, 2020

ITEC, a Xerox Company, has been awarded Microsoft Gold Partner status, enabling the company to embolden our cloud services offering.

ITEC is a Gold Partner in Small & Midmarket Cloud Solutions and Productivity. The company will now have increased capacity and will now be recognised as a prestigious partner to bring Microsoft’s innovative cloud and digital transformation solutions to the market. This also includes more detailed service offerings without increased upfront costs.

Our increased capacity to handle Azure and M365 services will enable our customers to evolve their workplace... 
Warren Walker, Chief Technology officer at Itec

Microsoft rewards ‘Gold Status’ to partners that fulfill a strict criteria. This includes passing rigorous examinations and skill validation, as well as meeting performance requirements. Microsoft has verified ITEC for having best-in-class capabilities regarding cloud computing technologies.

 “I’m delighted Microsoft has recognised ITEC’s hard work and potential in Cloud Services and digital transformation. Our increased capacity to handle Azure and Microsoft 365 services will enable our customers to evolve their workplace and meet modern demands such as Zero Trust and remote working," said Warren Walker, Chief Technology Officer at ITEC.

“I have no doubt that our Cloud Consultants and our Solution Architects will build out our capabilities further. ITEC looks forward to working more closely with Microsoft and our clients in cloud transformation engagements.”

Benefits for Customers

As part of the partnership, ITEC’s Solutions Architects will get access to more hours of Microsoft training to understand the latest developments and pass on key insights.

They will receive:

  • Dedicated presales consultancy
  • Greater support capacity from Microsoft
  • In-depth and frequent training

Wider Business Strategy

The Microsoft Gold Status is a key part of ITEC’s wider business strategy and bolstering of their Digital Transformation portfolio. The company opened an office in Central Bristol and hired two dedicated Senior Cloud Consultants, Stephen Wright and Charlie Gough, to help customers get greater value from their cloud services. ITEC aims to increase its Cloud services market share over the next five years.

“I’m honoured ITEC, and Warren in particular, selected me for this position," said Stephen Wright, Senior Cloud Consultant at ITEC. "More and more businesses are moving toward the cloud and COVID-19 has accelerated cloud adoption and opened up many opportunities to deliver innovative solutions both in the cloud and in a hybrid model.”

“As someone who has handled digital transformations from a customer perspective and knows how stressful they can be, it’s amazing that ITEC will be able to deliver a hassle-free cloud service to our customers regardless of size, with the added support from Microsoft," said Charlie Gough, Senior Cloud Consultant at ITEC. "ITEC has always been a go-to choice in the South West and I’m delighted Warren welcomed me onto the team. I look forward to helping customers digitally transform their business with the latest cloud offerings from Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365.”

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