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2015 Nov 4 - UC Point elected as Microsoft Elite Skype for Business Partner

Microsoft selects UC Point as global High Potential Partner for Skype for Business

  • Microsoft chooses elite Skype for Business Partners
  • Customers benefit from holistic, comprehensive end-to-end solutions

Cologne, November 4th, 2015. UC Point is a High Potential Partner for Skype for Business. Microsoft chose less than 10 percent of their worldwide best Gold Communications and Cloud Partners to join this new program. Elected partners will receive dedicated training to support customers through all phases of their Skype for Business integration. UC Point offers national and international customers comprehensive end-to-end services with suitable devices, application and infrastructure solutions.

UC Point is a Microsoft High Potential Partner for Skype for Business. Companies with this distinction are considered to be the elite of the Gold Communications and Cloud competency partners. Their standing experience and exclusive training make them the best choice for customers who are looking to implement Skype for Business. There are only approximately 100 High Potential Partners worldwide. Moreover, UC Point is one of only nine High Potential Partners with a global reach.

Microsoft High Potential Partners were selected based on strict criteria in experience, competency, and engagement. Well established system integrators must additionally show a high success rate in cooperation with Microsoft. With this distinction Microsoft is building key resources within the partner program with the goal to drive the roll out of Skype for Business. Together with Microsoft UC Point offers national and international customers comprehensive end-to-end services with suitable devices, application and infrastructure solutions.

UC Point supports mid-sized companies and large enterprises in over 50 countries worldwide during all phases of a Skype for Business implementation – from the initial network analysis and architecture design through Skype for Business roll-out and 24/7 post go-live managed support. In addition, the new High Potential Partner from Microsoft can consult its customers in using Office 365, as well as, potential cloud solutions for Enterprise Voice environments. US-based customers in particular are already getting a taste of the brand new online features for Skype for Business, including: Meeting Broadcasting, Cloud PBX, PSTN Calling and PSTN Conferencing. Over the next few months these features will continue to become available in other countries.

Markus P. Keller, Founder and CEO of UC Point, states: „In order for companies and enterprises to be successful today, they must offer flexible working environments. Thanks to Skype for Business, new forms of collaboration are possible – and we live what we preach. For UC Point, Skype for Business isn’t simply another tool or application, but a life style. Our employees can connect with colleagues and customers from anywhere in the world at any time. Other companies should also be able to benefit from working with a real work life integration. That is why UC Point supports customers as a High Potential Partner with true enthusiasm and expertise during the entire implementation process.“

Markus P. Keller, Founder and CEO of UC Point, Source: UC Point

About UC Point

UC Point, founded in 1998, is a leading provider of global Unified Communications & Collaboration services. The holistic service offerings include managed services, as well as, dedicated offerings such as network analysis, Skype for Business roll out support, and worldwide 24/7 premier support. UC Point’s own remote troubleshooting and maintenance tool, Remote Appliance, is recognized as one of the best Unified Communications solutions honored with the IT Innovation Award 2015. In 2012, UC Point was elected as the first worldwide Microsoft „Global Premier Support Lync Partner“. Three years later, the company is still considered an elite Microsoft Gold Communications and Cloud-Partner recognized as High Potential Partner for Skype for Business. Today, UC Point has become a market leader for Skype for Business and Enterprise Voice with a customer base in over 50 countries. For further information, please visit www.uc-point.com or follow us on Twitter.