COMPAREX recognized as Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider

Global IT company COMPAREX is among the few participants of the newly announced global Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP) program. The program certifies some of the most qualified Azure managed services providers in the world and attests to their capacity on providing advanced cloud management support. The certification will help organizations find a competent partner to manage all cloud environments.

To enter the program applicants needed to complete a strict Microsoft audit. COMPAREX met all of the criteria outlined by the Microsoft program. The company has been undergoing a transformation process since 2016 from being only a licensing reseller to a global MSP. COMPAREX provides Cloud Management Services to hundreds of customers globally including Azure Management and Monitoring, Unified Cloud Management and Cloud Consumption Monitoring. The services offerings are continuously being expanded.

Thomas Reich, CEO COMPAREX: “Now, if organizations want to work with one of the best-in-class providers for managed services – they should come to us, COMPAREX! Joining this program proves that we have come a long way from a traditional licensing provider to offering integrated services of great value to organizations. It makes me very proud to see that our investments in our workforce, processes, product development and the satisfaction of our customers are bearing fruit.”

Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. said, “We are excited to see COMPAREX add value by advising organizations on their Microsoft Azure and intelligent cloud demands to manage even the most complex environments. The Azure Expert MSP program will help decision makers find highly skilled providers like COMPAREX with validated competencies.”

As customers move to the public cloud with increasing pace, they need partners with a deep level of cloud expertise and experience to guide them. Inclusion in the Microsoft Azure Expert MSP program is awarded to partners that meet a stringent set of requirements, including verified proof of excellence in customer delivery and technical expertise, and the successful completion of an independent audit of their managed services, people, processes, and technologies. Only the most high-fidelity cloud managed service providers are awarded the Azure Expert MSP badge, intended to give customers confidence when selecting a partner to help them meet their digital transformation goals.

COMPAREX has received numerous global awards throughout the years. This year again, at Microsoft’s annual Inspire conference, July 15-19, in Las Vegas, COMPAREX will prevail against three finalists from Microsoft’s worldwide partner network to win the Partner Seller Excellence in Technology, Sales and/or Licensing. Erik Moll, Go-To-Market Manager, Americas, will be acknowledged with the award.

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As a global IT company with thirty years of experience, COMPAREX is one of the world’s leading IT service providers and no. 1 software license management company in the EMEA markets. COMPAREX develops innovative services that support management and leverage software products, leading to an overall improvement of workforce productivity. COMPAREX serves corporate customers spanning from small businesses to large international corporations as well as public institutions – supporting every customer during their digital journey towards productivity optimization.

The portfolio has a solid foundation in license management, software procurement and cloud services. Substantial professional and managed services complete the portfolio to support customers with services tailored to their business demands.

With the statement “By Your Side in a Digital World”, COMPAREX underlines its goal to inspire customers with possibilities and opportunities for their digital transformation, by addressing key customer priorities.

The COMPAREX Group employs more than 2,450 people at over 80 locations in 35 countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas. In the fiscal year 2017/18 the COMPAREX Group generated a revenue of € 2,533 million / $ 2,965 million.


Corporate Communication Manager at COMPAREX

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