Cloud Direct helps customers embrace the cloud through Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program

Cloud Direct helps customers embrace the cloud through Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program

The Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program allows Cloud Direct to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, as well as directly provision, manage and support Microsoft cloud offerings.

Bath, UK — June 15, 2015: Cloud Direct, the UK provider of packaged cloud services, today announced its participation in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program. The program is designed to strengthen customer relationships and expand cloud sales opportunities by enabling partners to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, as well as directly provision, manage and support products and services.

Starting today, Cloud Direct owns the complete customer lifecycle, allowing it to easily sell Office 365 and Windows Intune subscriptions and helping customers take advantage of cloud services by owning the entire billing  process and directly managing support.

Cloud Direct’s CEO Brett Raynes said: “We’re seeing a huge - and growing - demand for Office 365 from businesses that want to be more productive, collaborative and mobile. Joining Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider program allows us to build stronger relationships with our customers and partners, and provide them with the best cloud solutions to propel their businesses.”

“The Cloud Solution Provider program puts our partners at the centre of the customer relationship,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “Through participation these partners have demonstrated dedication to helping our mutual customers successfully move to the cloud.”

Cloud Direct makes moving to the cloud easy, fast and safe. It has built the best technologies into ready-to-go packages that meet the compliance, security and performance needs of regulated organisations in the UK. Its packaged cloud solutions drive:

  1. Security and business continuity – with cloud backup, disaster recovery and endpoint protection
  2. Office and employee productivity – with hosted VoIP telephony, Office 365 and cloud collaboration and storage
  3. Agile and resilient IT and infrastructure – with hosted desktop, cloud servers, business broadband and cloud connectivity

 

ENDS

 

About Cloud Direct (www.clouddirect.net):

Since 2003, Cloud Direct has helped 4,000 organisations adopt the cloud – quickly, easily and securely. It has built the best technologies into ready-to-go solutions that meet the compliance, security and performance needs of regulated organisations in the UK. Cloud Direct’s packaged cloud services come with one monthly bill and an award-winning, 24/7 customer service team. Packaged cloud drives better business continuity, people productivity and guarantees the availability and security of IT infrastructure and applications.

Cloud Direct is ISO 27001:2013 accredited and holds Investors in People – Gold. For more information - press only:

Catherine McFarland, communications manager, Cloud Direct: catherine.mcfarland@clouddirect.net, 0800 078 9437


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