“As a result of its growing global presence and relevance to an increasingly cloud and digital world, Microsoft continues to be a major player, resulting in a need to ensure that these competencies levels are met at all times,” states Dirk Debbaut , Director, Services Solutions Training & Education at Westcon-Comstor EMEA
“As a global Learning Partner for Microsoft we can now assist our partners meet these goals, as well as back it up with ongoing online learning and digital resources through our own Velocity programme. This announcement is key to our vision to extend distribution beyond the box, adding services that are relevant and needed by our partners,” adds Debbaut.
Meeting customer needs
Westcon-Comstor works with customers to meet their training needs for a number of vendor partners through its successful Westcon-Comstor Education Services practice. The portfolio of services extend to the transfer of skills and knowledge through certified and bespoke training to resellers and systems integrators in EMEA.
Training includes vendor-certified partner training, end-user training on behalf of partners, and tailored training that is customised to a partner/vendor’s requirements, delivered via the classroom, on-site or instructor-led online training.
Key vendor partnership
“By adding Microsoft as a key vendor to our Education Services, and to bear the title of Microsoft Learning Partner is testimony to the fact that we have the right mechanisms in place to deliver training at an international level,” states Israr Hussain, Microsoft Vendor Manager at Westcon-Comstor EMEA
“Microsoft is a key vendor partner to Westcon-Comstor and a core part of our resellers’ growth throughout our regional offices. We are looking forward to further growing this relationship and being an Authorised Training Centre is central to this,” ends Hussain.
Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft offers a wide range of learning experiences; from free online courses to certification, helping you to do and achieve more.
Westcon-Comstor (Westcon International) is a leading international distributor of business technology. Our solutions from the world’s leading vendors make businesses more secure, productive, mobile and connected. We specialise in four technologies essential to every business: Security, Collaboration, Infrastructure and Data Centre. We translate our solutions into real value for our partners through our unrivalled expertise in global deployment, digital distribution and services. Technology is our business, but our story is our people and our partners, and we deliver results together.