Updated: Jan 20
KID Group subsidiary now holds highest level Microsoft Data Analytics and Data Platform Gold Certified Partner status
Data solutions experts ITBusiness have achieved Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status across both Data Analytics and Data Platform competencies, making it one of just a handful of local solutions providers with end-to-end Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status in the data space.
“We have stepped up our focus on the Microsoft data solutions portfolio in line with growing demand in the local market,” says Chris Pallikarides, General Manager of ITBusiness. “We are seeing strong uptake of modern data warehouse solutions, and growing interest in IoT and data science among local enterprises.”
Building on a nearly 20-year track record of bringing the best and most relevant emerging technologies to South African business, ITBusiness sees Microsoft data solutions as key options to help customers get to grips with advanced data warehousing and data management. To achieve the Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status across both Data Analytics and Data Platform competencies, ITBusiness’s team spent just under three months building on their existing expertise to gain the necessary certifications in fields such as Business Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, Big Data, Modern Data Warehousing, Artificial Intelligence and Azure Data Services.
“This is only the start, ITBusiness is committed to continually developing and reinforcing our skills within the Microsoft Data Management landscape,” says Pallikarides.
“Our new Gold Partner status underlines what certified skills we actually have, building trust among our customers that we have all the necessary expertise in this environment. It also means our customers benefit from our recognised ability to provide best in class Microsoft implementation, deployment and management.”
Our purpose is to guide our clients through a cross-organisational process designed to free your data. Establishing a cohort of data citizens who trust and can use the data to optimize their portfolio of expertise. Thereby energising your business and allowing you to pivot on demand to unlock a potent competitive advantage. Something you’d want - right?
Our purpose is founded on these three basic imperatives – Reliability, Credibility and Capability. Our mantra stretches across the length and breadth of our business from our service offering, our partner qualification process to the KPI’s that our staff aspire to.
Reliability that promotes consistency, confidence, dependability and ultimate results in our customers having a deep sense of comfort that their needs will be fulfilled. Credibility, knowledge and know-how accumulated over the years in the industry ensure you receive unparalleled advice and best of breed solutions ensuring the maximisation of your existing assets and future investments.
Our capability when it comes to planning, building and implementing your data strategy is unsurpassed and gives you the peace of mind that your processes will be well governed, compliant and fit for purpose yet forward thinking.