The Sopra Steria Group, a European Tech leader recognised for its consulting, digital services and software development, today announced it has earned the Analytics on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization, a validation of a partner’s capability in planning and delivering tailored analytics solutions, following Microsoft and industry best practices.
Only partners that meet stringent criteria around customer success and staff skilling, as well as pass a third-party audit of their analytics planning and deployment practices, can earn the Analytics on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization.
As more businesses recognize the value of effective data and analytics strategies but struggle to implement them, partners with proven experience delivering customized Microsoft analytics solutions using Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, and Azure Databricks are well-positioned to capture this market opportunity.
These partners can help customers better integrate endlessly scalable analytics platforms into their businesses to quickly capture insights from all their data across data warehouses and big data analytics systems. Sopra Steria Digital and Cloud Excellence Center teams provide a comprehensive range of Data and Analytics Transformation Services with Microsoft Azure technologies to unlock the value of data. Through agile methodology, these teams help to strategize, assess, design, implement, deploy and operate the next generation of data and analytics platforms in respect of data security and compliance requirements.
“In all the vertical markets, the propelling of innovative services, the reduction of risks, and the providing of personalized experiences are fueled by data. We are delighted to receive this Analytics on Microsoft Azure Advanced Specialization demonstrating Sopra Steria’s proficiency in turning data into real-time, self-service, and intelligent capabilities” said Xavier Pecquet, EXCOM Member at Sopra Steria in charge of Key Accounts & Partnerships.
Rodney Clark, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, Channel Sales and Channel Chief at Microsoft added, “The Analytics on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization highlights the partners who can be viewed as most capable when it comes to building transformative and secure analytics solutions on Azure. Sopra Steria Teams clearly demonstrated that they have both the skills and the experience to help our customers harness the power of insight and transform their businesses in a scalable, secure, and cost-effective way.”
As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Sopra Steria provides end-to-end Transformation Services backed by the advanced specializations Modernization of Web Apps on Microsoft Azure, Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop and its membership to the Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP) program.