SWC Strengthens Microsoft Expertise with 16 Technical Competencies

October 24, 2016   //   News

SWC Technology Partners, an award-winning provider of IT solutions to mid-market organizations and a Chicagoland Microsoft solutions provider, has earned 16 Microsoft technical competencies – more than any other partner in the Midwest.

SWC Microsoft Solutions Provider Gold Competencies:

  • Cloud Platform
  • Cloud Productivity
  • Communications
  • Data Platform
  • Datacenter
  • Enterprise Mobility Management
  • Hosting
  • Identify and Access
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Midmarket Solutions Provider


SWC Microsoft Solutions Provider Silver Competencies:

  • Application Development
  • Collaboration and Content
  • Data Analytics
  • Devices and Deployment
  • Messaging
  • Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions

The Microsoft Partner Program competencies are a recognized level of expertise within a given solution area and are earned based on customer references, individual certifications, and development of tested and certified software based on Microsoft technologies. Each is designed around a specific group of solutions and has a unique set of requirements. Earning even one core competency is a significant achievement for a Microsoft partner and by attaining sixteen, SWC continues to increase the breadth and depth of its proficiencies.

“Earning 16 Microsoft core competencies is quite an accomplishment,” said Pete Lee, Director of Client Engagement at SWC Technology Partners. “By strengthening our level of Microsoft-certified expertise, we continue to add value to our customers by providing them with a full and complete vision of Microsoft technology solutions that empower their businesses to achieve more and succeed.”

SWC has also won multiple honors and accolades from Microsoft in addition to the core competencies including being honored as Microsoft’s Central Region Partner of the Year for Customer Loyalty and Satisfaction.

Want to learn more?

SWC hosts complimentary technology events on all of Microsoft’s latest mobile, cloud, data and productivity solutions that are helping today’s businesses thrive. Register for one or all of our upcoming Chicagoland Technology events or contact one of our Microsoft solutions specialists to learn more, including information on Microsoft funding available to qualified organizations.