We are a Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner and Microsoft Licensing Solution Provider
H.S. Data Ltd. has been Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner and Microsoft Licensing Solution Provider (LSP) (formerly known as Large Account Reseller - LAR) for more than ten years. These are the two most important labels/statuses used by Microsoft to identify its largest value-added resellers (VARs) and Partners.
Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner
The status of Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner demonstrates our company’s close business relationship with Microsoft, achieving the highest level of Microsoft's widely-recognized partnership program. By maintaining this status for over ten years, H.S. Data Ltd. shows its continuous commission to Microsoft and its people’s continues development, acquiring a robust experience and knowledge in Microsoft technologies. Having the right skills, vision and strategy, our company can offer to its customers a high quality of services and a vast array of solutions.
In order to attain its Gold Competency certifications, H.S. Data Ltd needs to meet Microsoft’s strict requirements, by engaging a number of unique, high-talented Microsoft-certified employees, completing the required sales and technical assessments and exams, assigned to the different competencies and technology areas.
Moreover, our company needs to meet the performance requirements by Microsoft, providing customer evidence (customer references) of several projects completed successfully, offering to them solutions, based on the products and technologies associated with each competency.
As a Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner, H.S. Data Ltd., for the period 2017 - 2018, has earned the Gold and Silver Microsoft competencies, as shown on our official logo above, which has established the Company as the First Cypriot company acquiring so many Gold and Silver Microsoft competencies in a variety of Microsoft Technology Areas.
Based on the above certifications and statuses, HS Data also owns the title of a certified Microsoft Planning Services Provider, meeting the criteria to be eligible to conduct planning services engagements to its customers. As an eligible certified partner, HS Data shares with you the best practices, analyzing your organizational environment, and help create comprehensive deployment and implementation plans in various areas, covering the most critical Microsoft Technologies.
Through these planning services engagements, our company helps organizations to optimize the effectiveness of deployment, lower the cost and complexity, and pave the way for various deployments. HS Data is the only company in Cyprus that can provide guidance through the deployment and business value planning stages of software implementation, on such a broad area of Microsoft technologies. Below is the list with the planning services offerings, where HS Data is currently eligible:
• SharePoint Deployment Planning Services (SDPS), including Office 365 FastTrack Planning Services
• Public Cloud, Azure Deployment Planning Services (AZDPS)
• Skype for Business & Exchange Deployment Planning Services (L&EDPS)
• Desktop Deployment Planning Services (DDPS)
Microsoft Licensing Solution Provider
As a Microsoft Licensing Solution Provider, H.S. Data Ltd. is authorized by Microsoft to provide Microsoft licensed software and software assurance under a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, Microsoft Enterprise Subscription Agreement, Microsoft Select Agreement, Microsoft Select Plus Agreement, MPSA Agreement, and Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES) to midsize and enterprise customers (with 500 or more users/employees).
H.S. Data Ltd. is also a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), being able to become its customers’ cloud leader, by directly managing their cloud lifecycle. Through this program, our company utilizes dedicated in-product tools to directly provision, manage, and support our customer subscriptions. This helps us go beyond reselling licenses to being more involved in our customer’s business, becoming their trusted advisors and providing them more value.
As an addition to the above licensing statuses, H.S. Data Ltd. is also a Microsoft Authorized Education Gold Partner. The specific program authorizes our company to purchase and resell academic priced Microsoft offers and products to Qualified Educational Users (QEUs) and institutions.
By achieving the above Microsoft licensing statuses, H.S Data enables its clients to make smart licensing decisions based on their organization's current and future needs. We offer to our customers consultation for the appropriate licensing scheme, with an attractive pricing and predictable cost options, value-added benefits that can help reduce the cost of Microsoft software license acquisition, software asset management, and technology development.
H.S. Data Ltd. is proud to attain all the above-referred Microsoft statuses, which benefit our customers in terms of service, solutions and technical expertise.