TOWSON, MD – Feb 1st, 2017 – Motifworks, a cloud solutions company, today announced it has attained Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Competency, demonstrating “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s cloud-first world and distinguishing itself within Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.

This achievement demonstrates Motifworks commitment to helping customers drive value through cloud enablement. Motifworks’ expertise in cloud infrastructure, cloud development and data analytics provide customers a trusted advisor for all their cloud needs and agility, performance needed in today’s cloud-first world.

To earn a Microsoft gold competency, partners must successfully complete technical exams (resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals) and then designate these certified professionals uniquely to at least one Microsoft competency. They also must submit customer references that demonstrate successful cloud projects, meet a commitment, and pass technology and/or sales assessments. Only the top 1% of Microsoft partners worldwide achieve Microsoft gold competency.

“Achieving Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Competency reflects our continued commitment to helping customers deliver superior performance in the cloud, and help you achieve business results faster, no matter where you are in your cloud transformation,” said Nitin Agarwal, CEO, of Motifworks.  “Motifworks has a deep knowledge of Microsoft Azure platform and services and has continued to invest in training our staff to keep-up with the continuously evolving and changing cloud platform. We are your trusted advisor on your journey to the cloud in a cloud-first, digital world and are determined to help you create great solutions along the way.”

By achieving a Gold competency, partners such as Motifworks have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology,” said Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “Motifworks has a deep expertise that puts them on the top of our partner ecosystem, and their proficiency will help customers drive innovative solutions.”

The Cloud Platform competency allows partners to capitalize on the growing demand for infrastructure, Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Data Analytics solutions built on Microsoft Azure. The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.