Anthony Caragol – Microsoft Most Valuable Professional

October 1, 2014   //   News

Chicagoland IT consultancy SWC Technology Partners announced that Principal Consultant, Anthony Caragol was named a Microsoft Lync Most Valuable Professional (MVP). There are 81 Microsoft Lync MVPs worldwide.

The Microsoft MVP award recognizes exceptional, independent community leaders who share their passion, real-world knowledge and deep technical expertise with others to help them achieve the most out of their experience with the Microsoft technology solutions stack. Out of more than 100 million community members, Caragol is one of 81 Microsoft Lync MVPs. Criteria used to evaluate MVPs include the nominee’s technical contributions to articles, blogs, conferences, online forums, social media, user groups and websites. MVPs are nominated by their peers, other MVPs and Microsoft personnel.

Caragol has been working at SWC Technology Partners since 2002 and has responsibility over the technical leadership and direction of SWC’s Microsoft Unified Communications practice and team. SWC’s Unified Communications offering includes Microsoft Exchange, Lync and Office 365. Caragol currently co-presents monthly educational Chicagoland events on these technical solutions.

“We congratulate Anthony on his selection as a Microsoft Lync MVP,” said Bob Knott, President of SWC. “It is truly an honor to receive global recognition for your contributions to the technical community and we are very proud of Anthony’s hard work and dedication to helping others get the most out of their investment in the Microsoft solutions stack.”

“I’m immensely honored and grateful to receive the Microsoft Lync MVP Award for 2014,” said Anthony Caragol, Principal Consultant at SWC. “I am very passionate about Microsoft Lync and being part of the community is something I naturally love to do. I owe a huge thank you to those who nominated me and am humbled to be counted amongst those that I have followed for years.”

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