CHARLOTTE, NC, February 3, 2011 -- ORCS Web Inc., a web hosting provider specializing in managed Microsoft Windows solutions, announced it has maintained the Gold Hosting Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in today’s ever changing business environment. To earn a Microsoft Gold Competency, organizations must complete a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, have the right number of MCITP, submit customer references and demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction by participating in customer satisfaction surveys. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive the ongoing benefit of having access to Microsoft training and support, giving them a competitive advantage in the channel.
“We are extremely pleased to have continued our status as a Gold Certified Partner. We are one of the first hosting providers to attain Gold Certified status under the new competency standards. A Gold Hosting Competency differentiates us from the competition and establishes us as market leaders, further demonstrating our commitment to serving the needs of clients who rely on Microsoft-based solutions,” said Brad Kingsley, OrcsWeb’s Founder and CEO. “The benefits that we receive through our Gold Certified Partner status will allow us to continue to enhance the offerings and expertise that we provide to our clients."
The Microsoft Partner Program was launched in October 2003 and represents Microsoft’s ongoing commitment to the success of partners worldwide. The program offers a single, integrated partnering framework that recognizes partner expertise, rewards the total impact that partners have in the technology marketplace, and delivers more value to help partners’ businesses be successful. The Microsoft Gold Competency signifies to the marketplace that OrcsWeb has demonstrated the highest level of skill and achievement within the web hosting industry.