Brookfield, WI — August 1, 2013 — Concurrency, Inc., the 2012 Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year, has earned a Communications Gold Competency from Microsoft. Microsoft awards gold-level recognition to its partners who have achieved the highest level of expertise and customer satisfaction within a technology specialization.
Concurrency is the only systems integrator based in Wisconsin that holds an actively earned Communications Gold Competency. Concurrency serves clients from throughout the Midwest from its headquarters in Brookfield, Wisconsin and additional office in downtown Chicago.
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“Nathan Lasnoski, Matt Sims, and Andrew Bronstad have led our growth in the communications space,” said James Savage, Concurrency founder and president. “The Gold Competency rests on the deep expertise they’ve built over hundreds of client engagements. In our contacts with CIOs across multiple industries, we’re seeing increasing recognition of just how revolutionary Microsoft Lync is because it connects people using tools they already own and use every day. Going forward, we anticipate continuing strong demand for high-functioning communications systems as companies emphasize cost efficiency to stay competitive.”
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Nathan Lasnoski is head of Concurrency’s Infrastructure practice, a four-time Microsoft MVP, and a regular speaker at industry conferences including Microsoft TechEd and Microsoft Management Summit. Matt Sims is a Unified Communications Architect and Microsoft Certified Master in Lync Server technologies. Andrew Bronstad is a Senior Unified Communications Engineer. He holds Microsoft's MCITP certification in Lync Server Administrator 2010.
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Concurrency designs and deploys Lync-based communications platforms for mid-size to enterprise-scale organizations. Concurrency is among the few systems integrators worldwide to architect and integrate across the full range of Microsoft enterprise products. In addition to Communications, Concurrency has earned Microsoft Gold Competencies in Collaboration and Content and Management and Virtualization.
Founded in 1989, Concurrency, Inc. provides expert guidance to plan and deploy IT solutions that increase business productivity. Concurrency architects and integrates across all five Microsoft enterprise platforms: SharePoint, System Center, Lync, Exchange, and Dynamics CRM, both on-premises and in the cloud. Concurrency’s cloud expertise includes Office 365 and Azure.
Microsoft has recognized Concurrency with multiple partner-of-the-year awards, including 2012 Microsoft Content Management Partner of the Year, 2012 Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year, and 2012 & 2011 Microsoft Midwest Area Partner of the Year. Concurrency helps organizations leverage best practices to improve productivity with project, service, process, and content management solutions.