Company Credentials

A Global Leader in Microsoft Technologies

Few companies can compare to Planet Technologies when it comes to industry knowledge, technology strength and an established relationship with Microsoft. As a company with a 100% focus on the Microsoft platform, we have been a trusted partner for over 24 years.

The First

  • Microsoft Certified Cloud Services Partner for Government
  • Office 365 Partner of the Year for Government
  • AOSG – Office 365 for Government reseller
  • Enterprise Mobility Management Gold certified partner
  • Microsoft Azure Government Secure Express Route deployment
  • Microsoft Data Science Degree certification from Microsoft University

Highly Skilled Staff

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Masters (MCSM) – The best of the best on staff, only 40 MCSM’s in the entire world for SharePoint – 5% of them work at Planet!
  • Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVP) – Rare and globally recognized distinction. Have to be nominated by Microsoft themselves for being highly knowledgeable and IT community involvement.
  • Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT) – Our trainers have real world experience because they are consultants first. Possess a deep understanding of your business.
  • Microsoft CRM Rangers
  • 170+ Microsoft Consultants

Award Winners

  • 2020 Microsoft Azure Security Deployment Partner of the Year
  • 2019 Microsoft Government Partner of the Year Award Finalist, and the only U.S. based company
  • 2018 Microsoft Global Security and Compliance Partner of the Year Award Finalist, and the only U.S. based company
  • Seven-Time Microsoft State and Local Government Partner of the Year
  • Six-Time Microsoft Federal Partner of the Year
  • Five-Time Microsoft Windows Partner of the Year
  • Exclusive Microsoft Office 365 Cloud Partner of the Year 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Microsoft State and Local Government O365 Partner of the Year 2014
  • Microsoft Dynamics XRM Partner of the Year 2011
  • Microsoft Dynamics Presidents Club Winner 2011
  • Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle Award Winner
  • Microsoft Public Sector Partner of the Year 2006

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. We are regularly 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. Read more about NSI Partners: 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.

View Planet Technologies Capabilities, Credentials, and Microsoft Specializations

View Planet Technologies’ MCSMs and MVPs