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Greenville, SC, United States, 2014/04/15 - Regional IT provider EDTS has obtained Gold Midmarket Solution Provider Competency honors from Microsoft for the 13th consecutive year, and was named among North America's leading managed IT service providers by MSPmentor.
EDTS, a regional IT services company specializing in managed IT services, network security, and advanced infrastructure for Southeastern businesses, has obtained Gold Midmarket Solution Provider Competency honors from Microsoft for the 13th consecutive year, and been ranked 91st among North America's leading managed IT service providers by MSPmentor, becoming the only firm with dual Georgia-South Carolina operations to make the top 100 rankings.
The Gold Midmarket Solution Provider competency demonstrates EDTS’s expertise in meeting customer needs based on the most current Microsoft solutions to help midmarket businesses with their unique business challenges while understanding their business processes, infrastructure, and future growth costs.
The exclusive MSPmentor ranking is based on data from MSPmentor’s 2013 global online survey, conducted October-December 2013, and recognizes top managed service providers based on metrics including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed. EDTS achieved rankings of #91 in North America and #121 globally in the survey. MSPs on the list collectively manage over 6 million PCs, servers, smart phones and tablets.
Microsoft Gold Competency signifies to the market that a company has demonstrated the highest level of skill and achievement within a given technology specialization, and has completed a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise. They also must have the right number of Microsoft Certified Professionals on staff, submit customer references and demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction by participating in an annual survey.
“Attaining Gold Midmarket Solution Provider status assures our customers that we offer the highest, most consistent capability among partners in this area, and provide ‘best-in-class’ solutions that pass a rigorous approval process,” said Charles Johnson, EDTS CEO. “We’re extremely proud that our employees have passed all necessary Microsoft exams and are appreciative that our clients assisted by supplying strong references.”
EDTS provides out-sourced technology solutions to midsize businesses and organizations throughout the Carolinas and Georgia, including network design, implementation and ongoing support including managed IT services. Areas of focus also include disaster recovery/business continuity planning, network security, virtualization and optimization, online services/cloud computing, network infrastructure and end-user support.
"Our focus on attaining the highest levels of competency and certification is just one more way EDTS ensures that we provide the expertise and ability to meet all of our clients' IT needs,” noted Johnson. “We strive to provide the most capable IT solutions team in the region, and are committed to helping customers increase productivity while lowering their information technology costs.”
EDTS has been named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for four consecutive years, was the seventh fastest-growing small company in South Carolina on the statewide Roaring Twenties 2013 list, and was also named as one of South Carolina’s 25 Fastest Growing Companies 2013.