Azure Expert MSP – A Competency with a Difference

There comes a time in all our lives, where we rise to the challenge of something new. When Microsoft announced the Azure Expert MSP programme, it got a lot of tongues wagging within risual. Looking at the criteria for enrolling onto and being audited for the programme seemed, on the face of it, a challenge that needed to be met. Although we were very confident that we could pass the audit, as our internal processes are incredibly robust and standards driven, as a team, we had to pull together.

Raising the bar of expectations for ourselves and our clients is one of the key qualities that risual brings to bear for our clients and in meeting the Azure Expert MSP challenge, we knew that we had to raise the bar even further. With this commitment, just having the competency is one thing, but in achieving this fantastic accreditation from Microsoft, we believe that all our clients, both current and new can benefit from risual’s guaranteed quality in delivering Azure-based services.

So, what does this mean for you?

Well, there is the obvious benefit in dealing with an organisation that is better than 99.8% of the total global Microsoft partner network, but the benefits don’t stop there. For risual, it has always been about driving value for all our clients, empowering businesses to achieve much more than just adhering to the status quo. Change is an important aspect that drives continual success and as an Azure Expert MSP, we can help you to go much further.

The key thing, is that when you work with an expert, lets says for instance, a Data Architect, you can expect a wealth of subject matter knowledge to help guide you through the myriad of services and capabilities of the Azure data platform to meet your specific needs. Now, multiply that by an entire business of experts in Azure, and you can see why working with an Azure Expert MSP accredited organisation like risual can drive massive value in your cloud, business and digital transformation journeys.

Whilst the Azure ecosystem is wide and varied, navigating through to the services that meet your needs is vital to driving continued success. As an Azure Expert MSP, we have proven to Microsoft that we have the broadest set of skills, knowledge and expertise which helps our clients understand completely, the benefits IaaS, PaaS and SaaS services can offer. From the data platform, to business continuity, SAP in Azure and a host of other features, we have the skills and commitment to make sure you utilise the most efficient services possible, driving down the costs of core IT services.

We all know that security is the hot topic of today, regardless of whether you are public or private sector, we must all maintain strong boundaries to protect our people and data. Our Azure Expert MSP accreditation is built on our continued success in passing the ISO 27001 Information Security standard, which, when combined with our dedicated and highly qualified Microsoft security specialists, helps to bring peace of mind to your cloud strategies. Another, very worthwhile benefit that risual can bring to the fore.

But, is it all about risual? Absolutely not. As one of the very few Azure Expert MSPs in the UK, we have, naturally, a much closer relationship with Microsoft than many of our peers. So why is this important? Well, think of the opportunities to unlock Microsoft funding and finance to help you achieve much more with less, driving value through the Microsoft Cloud and working with a partner that can help you to achieve your vision quicker and much more cost effectively than others.

So, if you are thinking about embarking on a journey to the Microsoft Cloud, or even if you are thinking how to leverage greater value from your current Azure tenant and services, risual, as a UK based Azure Expert MSP accredited organisation are well placed to help you achieve success. Our many strengths, depth in expertise, client case studies and dedication to continual learning and development are the key aspects to risual passing the incredibly stringent audit process. We don’t do proficient, we only do expert, so unlock the potential of your business by talking to our experts to see just how far we can go to co-create value for your business together.

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