Bothell, WA – Celedon Partners, LLC (http://celedonpartners.com), a consulting and talent firm that offers a unique combination of deep technical expertise, flexible engagement models and creative user experience engineering, today announced it has achieved the Microsoft Silver Cloud Platform competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications. And to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft requires customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction.
“Celedon has been supporting customers build and host tailored solutions, based on such technology as Microsoft .NET, Elastic Search and Dynamics CRM on the Azure platform for almost two years, and we are excited to have achieved this new Microsoft certification.” said Chris Scott, Senior Director of Technology Delivery at Celedon.
“Gaining a recognized competency in Microsoft Azure, validates our long standing commitment to the Azure platform,” said Brett Campbell, Senior Director of Business Development at Celedon. “The cloud isn’t a panacea, it brings both challenges and opportunities to our customers – how a team chooses to leverage the cloud can have a dramatic effect on a project’s time to value and the final cost to host the solution.”
Celedon Partners brings a unique combination of creative and engineering talent and experience to address its clients technology concerns while leveraging such Microsoft technologies as, Azure and Dynamics CRM. Attaining a silver competency underscores Celedon’s commitment to providing its customers top notch technological expertise coupled with the creativity and cost effectiveness they desire.
“By achieving a silver competency, organizations have proven their expertise in specific technology areas, placing them among the top 5 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “When customers look for an IT partner to meet their business challenges, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. These are highly qualified professionals with access to Microsoft technical support and product teams.”
Attaining the Microsoft Cloud Platform competency demonstrates partner expertise in building, integrating and/or extending Windows-based applications and infrastructure solutions in the cloud using the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. With more than 57 percent of the Fortune 500 using Microsoft Azure, the Microsoft Cloud Platform competency can help partners take advantage of the growing demand for infrastructure and software as a service solution. Equipped with exclusive training, partners can help customers deploy solutions that increase customer productivity and profitability. The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.
About Celedon Partners
Founded in 2012, with locations in Bothell, WA and Annapolis, MD, Celedon Partners specializes in leveraging the latest development technologies, including Elastic Search and Microsoft Azure, into specialized solutions built on CRM platforms, such as Microsoft Dynamics CRM or Salesforce. Celedon engages its customers to help tackle big ideas, in an achievable manner, without the overhead, complexity and high cost of large scale consulting firms. Celedon offers project-based and a range of talent solutions to mid-sized, enterprise companies as well as State and Federal agencies. Celedon specializes solving technology and business challenges through a combination of user experience design, creative approaches and technical expertise.