AUSTIN, Texas – July 17, 2019 – Catapult, a leading digital solutions and services firm, announced today that it has achieved 16 of 19 Microsoft competencies, demonstrating the breadth and depth of Catapult’s expertise. With hundreds of thousands of partners in Microsoft’s channel worldwide, less than one percent of partners have received the gold designation in Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.

Catapult currently holds 13 Microsoft gold competencies and 3 silver competencies in the following areas:

Microsoft Gold Competencies

· Application Development

· Application Integration

· Cloud Platform

· Cloud Productivity

· Collaboration & Content Communications

· Data Analytics

· Data Platform

· Datacenter

· DevOps

· Enterprise Mobility Management

· Messaging

· Windows & Devices

Microsoft Silver Competencies

· Cloud Business Applications

· Cloud Customer Relationship Management

· Small and Midmarket Cloud Solution Provider

Partners who demonstrate core capabilities in Microsoft technology areas are better equipped to meet customers’ needs and deliver quality solutions in one or more area of their business. To earn either a Microsoft gold or silver competency, a partner must successfully pass rigorous criteria, including certification and sales requirements, multiple customer references, and more.

“Year after year, Catapult continues to reach new heights in the Microsoft partner ecosystem,” said Mindy Russell, Catapult’s Vice President of Marketing. “Not only in our ability to attain new competencies, but also in how we demonstrate success on behalf of our customers. In 2019, we were named the Microsoft PowerApps Partner of the Year award winner, finalist for two Partner of the Year awards as well as recognized for several other Microsoft awards.”