Connection has been chosen by Microsoft to participate in the Microsoft Devices Program, which will allow the organization to sell Surface Pro and Surface RT to commercial customers. The goal of the Microsoft Devices Program is to serve customers by activating Microsoft's channel of partners to sell its devices to organizations of all sizes, from the classroom to the boardroom.
"We are pleased that Connection has been chosen as one of a select few resellers authorized to participate in the Microsoft Devices Program," said Tim McGrath, President and CEO of Connection "This designation highlights the value of our services and support offerings—and our ability to meet the IT demands of a broad and diverse customer base. Our experts help customers discern their technology needs, design innovative solutions to complex challenges, and deliver the products, services, and guidance they need to realize their goals. Connection's involvement in the Microsoft Devices Program will enable us to continue to serve as a trusted advisor to our customers and provide the resources and in-depth expertise they need to integrate the latest technology into their organizations."
"Bringing Surface Pro and Surface RT to the U.S. commercial channel greatly extends the reach of our devices-and-services strategy, delivering our family of devices enabled by cloud services to more organizations than ever before," said Jenni Flinders, Vice President U.S. Partner Group for Microsoft Corp. "We look forward to working closely with our Microsoft Devices Program partners to better serve their customers and create compelling solutions together."
The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that deliver products and services through the Microsoft platform with the training, resources, and support they need to provide their customers superior experience and outcomes. Launching first in the U.S., Microsoft Devices Program creates a two-tier distribution model with authorized partners to enable commercial customers to purchase Surface Pro and Surface RT.
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