Avecto awarded Microsoft Gold Partner status

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Specialist in least privilege management for corporate desktops, Avecto Ltd, has attained Gold Certified status in the Microsoft Partner Programme with a competency in ISV/Software Solutions.

As part of the verification process the Manchester-based firm’s Privilege Guard product was awarded the ‘Compatible with Windows 7’ logo, after passing Microsoft-designed tests for compatibility and reliability on both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7. Privilege Guard enables organisations to adopt the principle of least privilege. It is no longer necessary to assign admin rights to users, as these rights can now be assigned dynamically to applications, tasks and scripts. The product enables users to log on with minimal rights and empowers them to perform their day to day role, without compromising the integrity and security of the standard desktop build.

“We are extremely pleased to have attained Gold Certified status in the Microsoft Partner Programme. This allows us to clearly promote our expertise and relationship with Microsoft to our customers,” says Tony Bolland, Avecto CEO. “The benefits provided through our Gold Certified status will allow us to continue to enhance the offerings that we provide for customers."

Says Clare Barclay, director, Partner Strategy and Programmes, Microsoft UK: “Customers are looking for partner companies that can bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities. They need to trust in someone that can act as an expert adviser for their long-term strategic technology plans. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners, which have certified expertise and direct training and support from Microsoft, can build a positive customer experience with our technologies. As a Microsoft Gold partner, Avecto can offer its customers the reassurance of a truly professional organisation with the backing of Microsoft's resources.”


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