Core Joins Microsoft Windows Azure Circle Partner Programme

London – 18th April 2013 - Core, one of Microsoft UK’s leading providers of SharePoint, Office 365 and System Center, is pleased to announce that they have been selected to become a member of the Microsoft Windows Azure Circle Partner Programme. As part of the programme, Core will have exclusive access to specialised Azure resources for both application development and migration to the Cloud. Core will also have access to high-level business intelligence and the latest updated training direct from Microsoft enabling Core to offer its customers the highest level of consultancy, migration and support when moving to a public, private or hybrid cloud solution with Office 365.

Since the conception of Microsoft Office 365 Core has been one of Microsoft's leading Cloud Partners delivering over 17,000 private, public and hybrid cloud solutions to both private and public sector organisations. Inclusion in the Windows Azure Circle Programme further highlights Core’s commitment to become a cross-platform partner showing their commitment to full-scale BI, SharePoint and SQL Server Solutions. Commenting on Core’s membership, Conor Callanan CEO stated "Core are delighted to be included in the Circle as it shows our commitment to the Windows Azure platform and our ability to develop leading public cloud based applications that are completely flexible and can be scaled to meet the needs and budgets of individual customers".

Speaking on the day of the announcement, Sam Solieman, Partner Technology Advisor at Microsoft for Windows Azure stated "Core more than deserve their entry into the Windows Azure Circle Partner Programme, they are fully committed to providing customers with public cloud solutions that solve today’s business challenges. Core have invested time, money and expertise into understanding the capabilities of Windows Azure and providing their customers with first class Windows Azure services coupled with their Office 365 and Windows Intune practice."

As part of their Circle Partner Status, Core are able to offer a free 90 day trial to Windows Azure to help companies who wish to learn how to quickly build, deploy and manage applications using any operating system, language or tool. To find out more about this offer; please follow this link

About Core
Core provides consultancy, development and support for SharePoint, System Center and Microsoft Online Services (Office 365, Windows Intune and Windows Azure). We have over 20 years’ experience helping clients across a range of industries to improve productivity, efficiency and achieve their business goals. As an established Microsoft Gold partner, we enjoy the highest level of support from Microsoft and have consistently been launch partners for new Microsoft technologies and releases.

Microsoft SharePoint
We are the UK’s leading provider of Microsoft SharePoint technology services including consultancy, development and support with more SharePoint customers than any other company in the UK. Our range of award-winning services use SharePoint technologies to deliver bespoke solutions including Websites, Intranets, Extranets, Document Management and Search.

Microsoft Online Services
As a Microsoft Cloud Accelerate partner, Core have the experience and expertise to help you with everything, from setting up your trial or service for the first time to building custom and advanced solutions for Office 365 and Azure.

Microsoft System Center
Focusing on the Microsoft System Center suite of products, Core has a dedicated team of experts in the following products and dependent services; System Center Configuration Manager, System Center Operations Manager, System Data Protection Manager and System Center Virtual Machine Manager. We have delivered several migrations to Windows 7 and Office 2010 using System Center.

Core regularly host free SharePoint, Office 365 and System Center seminars in London, for further information and to register please click here.

For further information, please contact:
Claire Ashby
Marketing Consultant
1 Alie Street
E1 8DE
Tel: 07977 184716

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