Mount Arlington, New Jersey and Manhattan, New York City — November 28th, 2016 —  Exigent Technologies, New Jersey and New York’s leading managed IT and cloud services company, today announced it has achieved Microsoft’s Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions 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 by passing a series of rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications. And to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft requires that each potential partner provide customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction.

Founded in 1997, Exigent Technologies offers a full range of technology services including cloud hosting, managed IT services, IT consulting and software development to small and midmarket companies in the New York, tristate area.

“This Microsoft Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency truly showcases our dedication and commitment to Microsoft’s cloud offerings, including Azure and Office 365 and further validates our understanding of Microsoft’s products and services, said Exigent president, Daniel Haurey.

“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.”

Earning the Microsoft Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency demonstrates partner expertise and commitment to delivering solutions tailored to fit small and midmarket customer needs. Given the focus on adoption of cloud computing by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) to drive their business operations, partners that invest in this competency are ready to address the rising customer demand for Microsoft cloud solutions based on Office 365, Azure, Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016.

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