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A Global Leader in Microsoft Technologies

Few companies can compare to Planet Technologies when it comes to an established relationship with Microsoft. As a company with a 100% focus on the Microsoft platform, we know Microsoft technologies and we are a trusted partner.

Advanced certifications

  • Microsoft Partner with five gold and six silver competencies
  • CPLS Microsoft certified training partner

Highly skilled staff

  • Microsoft Certified Solution Masters (MCSM)
  • Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVP)
  • Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT)
  • Microsoft CRM Rangers
  • 130+ Microsoft Consultants

Award Winners

  • Six Time Microsoft Federal Partner of the Year
  • Three Time Microsoft State and Local Government Partner of the Year
  • Microsoft Dynamics XRM Partner of the Year 2011
  • Microsoft Dynamics Presidents Club Winner 2011
  • Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle Award Winner 2011
  • Microsoft Public Sector Partner of the Year 2006
On behalf of Microsoft US Public Sector, I want to thank Planet Technologies for their leadership & cutting edge innovation that have allowed us to work together to address the real world challenges facing our public sector customers. Your holistic approach – from the desktop, to the servers, to the cloud have demonstrated the strength in the capabilities of your company & employees. Microsoft USPS is grateful to have this partnership and we look forward to continuing the growth we are both achieving through it. – Curt Kolcun,Vice President ofMicrosoft U.S. Public Sector

Microsoft National Systems Integrator (NSI) Partner

Planet Technologies is one of 35 companies nationwide that is recognized with the NSI distinction from Microsoft Corporation. Planet has dedicated corporate technical staff assigned to our organization from Microsoft’s elite technical Delta Force team. This provides Planet with unparalleled reach back to Microsoft product teams and training. Regularly, we are invited to the highest level of Microsoft training (Ranger training) for classes in Unified Communication, Database/BI, Desktop and Virtualization, and more. This is the same training that Microsoft leverages for their own consulting staff.
See article, “NSI Partners are the ROCK STARS of the Microsoft Partner Community

International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners (IAMCP)

The Vice President of Planet Technologies, Sam Cool, is on the Board of the IAMCP and is the liaison to Microsoft Corporation for the Washington DC Chapter (one of the largest chapters in the world). In this role, he coordinates directly with Microsoft Corporation and their product teams across the country in partner education and is the first to learn of new efforts and initiatives for the partner community and how they can positively impact the Microsoft client base. The IAMCP fosters growth and partner-to-partner business development and provides Micro­soft partners with a connection and voice into Microsoft and to the IT and local communities at large.

Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS)

As a Microsoft CPLS partner, Planet benefits from preferred access to training resources and content and sales opportunities available exclusively to partners that have attained the CPLS status. We are a full-service, independent training company providing a range of IT and developer training services based on Microsoft technologies to individuals and organizations.

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A Global Leader in Microsoft Technologies

Microsoft Partner Customer Satisfaction Survey

In a recent independent survey conducted by Microsoft Corporation for Q4 2013 in which Microsoft partners across the United States are evaluated for customer satisfaction, Planet Technologies received perfect scores in all categories including:

  • 100% Satisfaction
  • 100% Quality of Products
  • 100% Value Received
  • 100% Ability to Meet Clients Needs
  • 100% Technical Competency of Staff
  • 1005 Would Recommend