The winning streak continued for iV4 at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference which took place in Toronto, July 10-14, naming iV4 the 2016 Northeast Cloud Partner of the Year for Small and Mid-sized Businesses (SMB).
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ROCHESTER, NY- July 12, 2016- iV4, Inc., an industry leading IT Consulting, Managed IT Solutions, and Security company today announced it has been named Microsoft's 2016 Northeast US SMB Cloud Partner of the Year. This award solidifies iV4's superior partner performance and commitment to delivering Microsoft cloud solutions to hundreds of clients. iV4 was recognized and received the award at the Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada on July 11, 2016.
"We are honored to be named Microsoft's 2016 Northeast Cloud Partner of the Year for SMBs. It takes an enormous amount of effort to develop such a high level of expertise and I couldn't be more proud of our team." said Mike Spoont iV4 CEO. “We have strategically expanded our offerings to delivering solutions on Microsoft Azure and Office 365 because our clients have found great business advantages in migrating systems and leveraging new cloud services.”
"With security challenges continually buffeting companies, it turns out that the massive spending by Microsoft has resulted in an environment far more secure than anyone could implement in their own datacenter. In addition, Microsoft has named iV4 as a Direct Cloud Solution Provider, which means that we can provide the license subscriptions necessary for both application access and the means to secure the data,” said Tony Harris, iV4 Director of Sales.
iV4 was previously named the Microsoft Northeast SMB Partner of the Year for 2015. The company is a Microsoft Gold Partner and certified in multiple Microsoft Competencies: Gold Cloud Productivity, Gold Datacenter, Gold Midmarket Solutions Provider, Silver Cloud Platform, and Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions.
In addition to its SMB business, iV4 has been designated as a Managed Partner by Microsoft. Achieving that most demanding designation means that Microsoft and iV4 partner together to address the needs of organizations as large as 5000-10,000 employees. iV4 employs Microsoft “badged” consultants that Microsoft introduces to clients to assist in developing a roadmap understanding of Microsoft technologies.
The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that deliver products and services through the Microsoft platform with the training, resources and support they need to provide their customers superior experience and outcomes. Microsoft’s US SMB Champions Club is an exclusive program designed for partners who have a proven track record of delivering Microsoft solutions to businesses in the U.S. small and medium business (SMB) segment and have committed to advancing their cloud business practice. As a member of the SMB Champions Club, partners can further their Cloud growth by utilizing the benefits obtained through their program status.