January 13, 2006 (HOSTSEARCH.COM) Web hosting provider HostMySite.com (http://www.hostmysite.com) has announced that it has attained Gold Certified status (with competency in Networking Infrastructure Solutions and Advanced Infrastructure Solutions) from the Microsoft Partner Program. The company received certification by demonstrating expertise with Microsoft technologies and proving its ability to meet customer requirements.
Alongside other partners, HostMySite.com will receive a range of benefits from its new status. Such benefits include staff training and support from Microsoft with access to tools that will help maximize efficiency within their organization. "We are extremely pleased to have attained Gold Certified status in the Microsoft Partner Program," said Jason Morris, Director of Sales and Marketing for HostMySite.com. "This achievement solidifies our relationship with Microsoft and demonstrates our expertise and dedication to providing the best hosting solutions for our customers. The benefits provided through our Gold Certified status will allow us to continue to enhance the hosting services we provide."
"Customers are looking for partner companies that can bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities. They need to trust in someone that can act as an expert adviser for their long-term strategic technology plans. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners, which have certified expertise and direct training and support from Microsoft, can build a positive customer experience with our technologies," said Allison Watson, vice president of the Worldwide Partner Sales and Marketing Group at Microsoft Corp. "Today, Microsoft recognizes HostMySite.com as a new Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for demonstrating its expertise in providing customer satisfaction with Microsoft products and technology."
Microsoft Competencies help differentiate Microsofts partners capabilities with Microsoft technologies and each competency has its own requirements to reflect the skills required to bring services to customers. "Our industry partners allow us to deliver high-quality solutions and applications to our customers. And we're always looking at ways to improve our relationships," said Paul Flessner, Senior Vice President of the Server Platform Division at Microsoft. "Solutions Competencies enable Microsoft to provide resources and training to partners seeking to meet, and even surpass, customer needs. The competencies also provide industry partners with a way to showcase their expertise to customers who depend on them for services, such as building their critical infrastructure needs such as storage and hosting solutions."