Innovative Computer Systems, Inc. Adds Microsoft Gold Business Intelligence
and Mid-Market Solutions Provider Competencies to their Achievements
ICS demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through
technology deployment success and customer commitment.
FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 6, 2013
FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Innovative Computer Systems,
Inc. (ICS) today announced it has attained two additional Microsoft Gold
competencies in Business Intelligence and Mid-Market Solutions Provider,
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
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
Currently, ICS holds four Microsoft Gold Competencies and seven Microsoft
Silver Competencies. The areas in which they've achieved Gold Competencies,
the highest level of distinction are in the following areas: Management &
Virtualization, Communications, Business Intelligence, and Mid-Market
Solutions Provider. The areas in which they've achieved seven Silver
Competencies are in the following areas:Collaboration & Content, Data
Platform, Devices & Deployment, Identity & Access, Messaging, Server Platform,
and Small Business. They've also achieved the Cloud Accelerate competency.
ICS's Microsoft Gold and Silver Competencies demonstrate their expertise and
commitment to staying deeply informed about the latest Microsoft products and
technologies. "Our expertise allows us to create innovative solutions for our
customers," said Steve Roux, President and CEO of Innovative Computer Systems,
Inc. "Our plan is to accelerate our customers' success by serving as not only
technology advisors but also deploying these solutions that address the
"By achieving a portfolio of competencies, partners demonstrate deep expertise
and consistent capability on the latest Microsoft technology," said Jon
Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp.
"These partners show true commitment to meeting customer technology needs
today and into the future."
Innovative Computer Systems, Inc. (ICS), an award winning Microsoft Partner,
was formed more than 24 years ago by people dedicated to bringing the
advantages of enterprise-class computing to mid-sized businesses. Since then,
ICS has grown steadily and worked with companies of all sizes, in industries
ranging from financial and professional services to manufacturing.
Today, ICS is a field-managed Microsoft Gold Certified partner. We have an
unparalleled expertise in the depth and breadth of Microsoft business tools
and technologies, ranging from Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, Windows Server
2008/2012 with Hyper-V, Dynamics CRM, and SQL Server to the Office 365,
Windows Intune and Azure Platforms. ICS assists clients with on-premise,
hosted & hybrid solutions, and can provide managed services to augment the
expertise you may have in house.
For more information, please contact:
Carol Swartz, Director of Marketing
SOURCE Innovative Computer Systems, Inc.
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