SOS proudly enters Microsoft's Virtual Technology Specialist Program

Posted on 4/4/2012 by michelle pizzo in Microsoft

SOS is proud to announce our very own Jim Bass has entered into Microsoft's Virtual Technology Specialist Program (VTSP). The Microsoft VTSP is a select group chosen from the elite in Microsoft’s partner community, whose focus is to augment Microsoft’s internal Technology Specialist team. Their primary role is to communicate the value of Microsoft Solutions to customers and to provide architectural guidance for Enterprise Integration solutions.

The Microsoft VTSP program was designed to create a deeper relationship with Microsoft Partners, the Product Teams at Microsoft Corporate, and Regional Microsoft Offices, in order to provide highly skilled solution specialists to Microsoft customers. It is designed to enable a high performance team of partner-based resources to deliver pre-sale activities and resources to empower customers and help them meet their solution and integration needs.

Jim Bass, Director of Microsoft and Managed Services at SOS, was chosen by Microsoft because of his superior development, consulting, design, implementation and customer interfacing expertise. Jim has a long-standing history with Microsoft solutions, including Exchange, SQL, Active Directory, Windows, System Center and Hyper-V. Jim always stays on the bleeding edge of advanced networking technologies in order to deliver best-in-class advice and solution designs for our clients.

As a Microsoft VTSP, Jim will be called upon to support Microsoft in highly advanced implementations and key account support initiatives. Jim will have direct access to online resources and documentation and resources that are usually solely reserved for the Microsoft internal teams. He will also have early access to extensive information about all new Microsoft product releases, which benefit SOS and Microsoft customers.

Jim’s certifications and qualifications include:

Microsoft Windows Server

  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft Networking Essentials
  • Microsoft for Small and Medium-sized Business
  • Dell EqualLogic Storage Specialist
  • VMware ESX and vSphere
  • Citrix remote access & virtualization
  • HP Storage

Click here to read Jim Bass full biography.

Click here to read more about SOS Microsoft practice.


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