SWC’s Anthony Caragol Named 2015 Microsoft Skype for Business MVP

October 1, 2015   //   News

Award-winning Chicagoland IT consultancy SWC Technology Partners announced that Principal Consultant, Anthony Caragol was named a Microsoft Skype for Business Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the second year in a row. This prestigious distinction recognizes community leaders in Skype for Business, Office 365, SharePoint, and Exchange. Caragol is one of only 80 MVPs in the world.

Microsoft MVPs are “community leaders who’ve demonstrated an exemplary commitment to helping others get the most out of their experience with Microsoft technologies. They share their exceptional passion, real-world knowledge, and technical expertise with the community and with Microsoft.”

MVPs are nominated by their peers, other MVPs and Microsoft personnel based on their contributions to the Microsoft community, which includes online forums, wikis, conferences, user groups, podcasts, websites, blogs, articles, social media, and books.

Caragol has been working at SWC Technology Partners since 2002 and is responsible for the technical leadership of SWC’s Microsoft Unified Communications practice. SWC’s Unified Communications offering includes Microsoft Exchange, Skype for Business and Office 365. Caragol also co-presents monthly educational Chicagoland Skype for Business events.

“I am very grateful to those who nominated me for this prestigious honor,” said Caragol. “Helping the community is something I naturally love to do, and to win this award for the second year in a row is humbling.”

“We are very proud of Anthony’s for receiving this global recognition for the second year in a row,” said Adam Ferguson, Vice President at SWC Technology Partners. “He is truly dedicated to helping the community and our customers succeed with Skype for Business.”

In addition to the MVP designation, Anthony is also certified by Microsoft as a MCITP, MCTS, MCSA and MCSE+I.