We are excited to announce that FTS Data & AI have now become Microsoft Gold Partners in Data Analytics! This is an important development in our ongoing partnership with Microsoft in Australia. It shows we have reached the high standards expected of partners that qualify for the program. The Data Analytics competency is one that shows we have a deep expertise in the associated technologies – SQL Server, PowerBI and other Azure capabilities such as Azure Data Factory.
Microsoft are a key partnership for us as they provide an industry leading platform for delivering Data Analytics solutions to our customers. Us achieving this partnership level is a demonstration of the capabilities of our technical team. It is also a recognition of the customer successes we have helped drive.
What does Microsoft Gold Partners in Data Analytics mean for customers?
Becoming Microsoft Gold Partners in Data Analytics has customer benefits in terms of confidence in our expertise and access to the latest technology.
For our customers it demonstrates that they are working with a technology partner that has certified personnel, with access to the latest in training and product updates. We have to maintain a number of certified people on our team who are qualified in the Data Analytics platforms that Microsoft provide. These certifications cover on premise and cloud technologies and range from traditional Business Intelligence through to Big Data solutions. Microsoft Gold Partners also get access to cutting edge product training as we are encouraged to upskill on the latest platforms.
Gold Partners also benefit from product information & roadmaps and industry insights direct from the Microsoft Data Platform team. As the product suite is updated we receive access to product news and information. We are also given Azure Credits so we can trial the new capabilities as part of our commitment to keeping our customers informed and aware of the latest developments.