2020 brings 18 Microsoft Gold Competencies out of 18 possible to SMART business!

2020 was a difficult year, but at the same time, for many, it was a year of opportunities and new victories.
In particular, for SMART business. Today we have become one of the best Microsoft partners, having received the final 18th gold competency out of 18 possible!
Thus, once again confirming the trust placed by customers and our high level of professionalism.

Microsoft Gold Competencies confirm partner’s expertise

Customers expect more from technology providers than ever before. When choosing a partner, they are looking for specialists with extensive experience, wide expertise and high qualifications in their industry. In the Microsoft Partner Network, the criterion for meeting these requirements is that the partner confirms Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status.

Certified Gold Partner or Microsoft Gold Competency are the highest levels of trust that indicate significant achievements, proven skills, and the ability to provide innovative IT solutions in one or multiple specialized business areas.


The Microsoft Competency Portfolio includes
18 competencies in 4 areas:

– App and Infrastructure,
– Business Applications,
– Data and AI,
– Modern Workplace and Security

and indicates that the company has qualified certified employees, the necessary implementation experience and complies with the approved business volume indicators.
note: Competencies – Microsoft Partner Network

It’s about people.

Since the first days, our company has been working in a matrix structure with customers in any industry to solve any business problem. For us, skills are primary and positions are secondary. Our approach is to define the goals of the project and offer a technology, a ready-made solution, a methodology that will make it possible to achieve the goal in a short time with the ability to scale, which gives the absence of limitations for development. This requires constant learning, creativity, and mastery of the art of applying technology.

This is our DNA shared by all employees and what we exist for as a company: while constantly developing, to be a trusted advisor in the effective use of all possible Microsoft technologies.

Natalya Onyshchuk,
a managing partner of SMART business.

To be a recognized partner of a world famous corporation is a great achievement. Every year SMART business confirms this title, increasing the number of successful industry projects around the world, enlarging its experience and expertise in world-class innovative solutions.

It’s about technology.

Since the first days, our company has invested strength and love in creating the foundation of technological excellence in the business of our customers. We monitor innovation, take apart every Microsoft product and technology, think about how it will improve our customers’ processes, and create services and products that work today like tomorrow. We share knowledge, experience and ideas for the sake of improving all factors of the life of society, which are influenced by technology, and today it is, without exaggeration, all possible areas. We are grateful to our customers and partners who follow this path with us.

Kirill Rudnev,
a managing partner of SMART business.

A Gold Partner always keeps track of events.

Microsoft solutions are constantly evolving, as are the associated requirements to professionalism. SMART business keeps up with the times and monitors all changes in order to use the latest Microsoft practices and services to solve tasks of its customers.

It’s about SMART business.

Microsoft and our partners share a common goal of helping customers achieve more by improving and automating their business processes, helping them become more successful and competitive. Together we achieve this goal by combining an extensive portfolio of Microsoft services and technologies with the certified expertise of our partners. Working together with SMART business with customers in the Central and Eastern Europe region, we see that our partner is constantly investing in increasing and expanding its technological knowledge, while helping many companies to successfully follow the digital transformation path.

As a Partner Development Manager of SMART business, I am especially pleased to see their rapid development and contribution to our common mission.

Daniil Biktimirov,
Partner Development Manager Microsoft,
Multicountry CEE region.

We are proud, grateful for the trust and keep moving forward!


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