OrangeBoy, Inc. Achieves a Microsoft Silver Cloud Platform Competency

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OrangeBoy, Inc – Think in Color, today announced it has achieved a silver cloud platform competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s mobile-first, cloud-first world. 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.

OrangeBoy offers Savannah®, a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) customer intelligence platform that features a suite of services to help clients manage, measure and market their organizations. Combined with OrangeBoy’s consulting expertise, the company helps clients identify customer and organizational trends, expand market reach, allocate resources effectively and implement targeted marketing and branding initiatives. 

“This Microsoft silver cloud platform competency showcases our expertise in today’s technology market and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft’s products and services,” says Christopher Kelbley, OrangeBoy’s Chief Technology Officer. “Our plan is to accelerate our customers’ success by providing innovative cloud-based tools to help them improve their productivity and measure organizational performance.”

“By achieving a silver competency, these organizations have invested in building their expertise in specific technology areas, which will enable them to capture more market share and deliver increased business value to our mutual customers,” said Gavriella Schuster, general manager, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “For customers looking for a partner to help meet their unique business needs, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. These organizations have highly qualified experts 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 solutions. 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.

OrangeBoy, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio since 1996, works with public and academic libraries, retailers, financial institutions and other social service, government and cultural organizations across North America, challenging them to Think in Color—stand out, be bold and see things differently. Its service offerings inspire clients to approach business problems by putting themselves in their customers' shoes, using data and insights to drive decisions and measure impact.