Phillips IT are proud to be a Microsoft Certified Partner.
This partnership requires us to meet strict criteria set by Microsoft. The criteria includes meeting competencies in Microsoft Technologies by demonstrating, via a minimum of 3 client references per competency, that Phillips IT have the skills and customer focus to be accredited. Our clients rate the work we have performed for the competency, which is then reviewed by Microsoft. We are also required to meet other criteria such as having Microsoft Certified Professionals and Systems Engineers.
From the partnership we have greater access to Microsoft resources - product visions, literature, training, presales and post sales support - which gives clients confidence that we have resources, skills and experience as well as a proven track record rated by satisfied clients. We have been a Microsoft Certified Partner since January 2002
This means that you can have confidence in not only our ability, but also in our client focus as we have many clients who have provided the positive feedback required by Microsoft.
Our Current competencies are:
Small Business Specialist
"Partners who qualify as Small Business Specialists have proven competency in marketing, selling, planning, and building solutions for small businesses.
To qualify we have passed Small Business Sales and Marketing Skills Assessment and the technical exam: Designing, Deploying, and Managing a Network Solution for Small and Medium-Sized Business. This credential is designed for Information Technology (IT) professionals working in or consulting with small and medium-sized businesses that use Windows Small Business Server 2003 and the Microsoft Servers."
Networking Infrastructure Solutions
"Partners enrolled in the Network Infrastructure Solutions Competency have proven competency in crafting infrastructure solutions for small to midsize businesses that include Windows Server Solutions based on the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server operating system, or Microsoft Small Business Server 2000 and Windows Small Business Server 2003. These implementations may include crafting solutions that connect Windows-based servers, PC locations, and the Internet; installing a server farm; or building a Windows Small Business Server stand-alone solution that includes file/print capabilities."
Information Worker Solutions
"Designed for technology partners with expertise in developing collaboration and group productivity solutions around the Microsoft Office System, including collaboration and messaging, portals and content management, project and process management, and business productivity tools. Areas of specialization for this competency are: Enterprise Project Management, Messaging and Collaboration, Office Smart Client Development, Desktop Deployment, and Portals.
Solution providers have a greater impact on their customers by providing solutions built on familiar programs that enable them to better manage, prioritize and collaborate on increasing volumes of information. This can help lead to increased service revenues, new market opportunities and a renewed focus on high-value customer engagements."
"Designed for technology partners with expertise in developing and deploying Microsoft Windows Mobile – based solutions and applications using Microsoft tools and software. This includes Mobility Systems Integrators, Custom Application Developers, Mobility Independent Software Vendors, Consultants, and Mobile Solutions Resellers.
The Mobility Solutions Competency is designed for system integrators, resellers, developers and ISVs who provide solutions that enable customers to access information on the go. This helps increase employee productivity and customer response rates while reducing business cycles and costs"