Microsoft Names Marco Gold Certified Partner

Posted Mar 31, 2021 10:28:00 AM

Prestigious Certification Validates Marco’s Expertise, Positions Company To Better Serve Clients

ST. CLOUD, MINN., MARCH 31, 2021 – Marco, an integrated business technology provider in the United States, received the industry-leading status of Certified Gold Partner with Microsoft in several key competency categories.

“This prestigious certification puts Marco in an elite national group and validates its expertise and capabilities to serve major markets nationwide,” said Clay Ostlund, Chief Technology Officer at Marco.

In 2021, Marco received gold certifications in:

  • Application Integration
  • Cloud Platform
  • Data Analytics
  • Enterprise Mobility Management
  • Security
To achieve silver or gold competency from Microsoft, companies need to demonstrate expertise in various areas of business and technology through employee assessment and completing comprehensive professional development.

“Attaining a gold certification gives Marco the opportunity to pursue and add more advanced specializations to our portfolio to grow our expertise and better serve clients,” said Steve John, Chief Service Officer at Marco.

This continues Marco's recognition from Microsoft for its leadership in the industry, including being a Certified Gold Partner on Cloud Productivity, Collaboration and Content, Datacenter, Messaging, Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions, and Windows and Devices.

“This recognition is the result of significant work and collaboration of Marco team members,” Ostlund said. “The Microsoft Partner Network is a hub of people, resources, and offerings brought together to give Marco everything we need to build and deliver successful solutions for our clients. Together, we can accomplish more. With a shared goal, we can do more for our clients.”
Topics: Partnership