CONET Acquires Microsoft Gold Competence “Server Platform“ and Becomes BPOS Partner

IT experts in Hennef demonstrate Windows Server know-how  / Increasing business productivity with Microsoft Online Services

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Hennef, February 8, 2011. Microsoft has introduced a new partner model, which demands a lot more requirements from Microsoft partners in different fields of competencies as of October 2010. In the context of this partner program, CONET Solutions GmbH acquires Gold competency status for the field “server platform“.

Moreover, as one of the first Microsoft partners the IT system and consulting house becomes part of the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), which encompasses the products Microsoft Exchange Online, Microsoft SharePoint Online, Microsoft Office Live Meeting and Microsoft Office Communications Online.

“With the qualification in the ‘server platform’ competency, our IT specialists demonstrated their professional know-how in terms of concept, development, implementation and support of Windows server, windows server based applications and Microsoft server infrastructure. By qualifying as partner for Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), we additionally fulfill important requirements of modern information management, collaboration and communication. With support of Microsoft and the direct access to its resources, we are in a great position to offer our customers extensive service and a quick and smooth procedure of projects”, explains Jörg Laufenberg, Microsoft partner manager at CONET.

CONET Microsoft Competence

Since their company’s foundation, solutions surrounding the Microsoft Corporation’s product portfolio have been a main focus of the system and software specialists from Hennef. CONET is certified as Microsoft partner with the gold competency “Server Platform” and silver competencies in virtualization, desktop, portals and collaboration, identity and security, digital marketing, Small Business Specialist Community as well as Midmarket Solution Provider. The technical know-how is focused on infrastructure services with special expertise in active directory, software engineering, exchange migration and unified messaging, implementation and collaboration with SharePoint Server, security, .NET development, IT service as well as ITIL process consulting.


"Success. Our passion.“ CONET has been a reliable and highly competent IT partner for SAP, Infrastructure, Communications, Software and Experts since 1987. According to the latest surveys by leading German IT publication Computerwoche, CONET ranks among the best medium-sized German IT systems and consulting companies. Customers from industry and commerce, the public as well as defense and security sectors alike value CONET‘s commitment to quality and success. CONET product solutions for Critical Control Room Communications, Customer Collaboration, Enterprise Content Management and Business Process Management are in use worldwide. CONET currently employs more than 400 business and IT specialists at eight locations throughout Germany and Austria.

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