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Sopra Steria renews its Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP) status

Sopra Steria, a European Tech leader in consulting, digital services and software development, today announces that it has successfully renewed its Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider. This renewal demonstrates Sopra Steria’s ability to deliver consistent, repeatable high-fidelity managed services on Azure.

For the second year in row, Sopra Steria Cloud expertise have completed the Microsoft Azure Expert MSP’s stringent requirements, confirming the Group’s deep knowledge, established process and next-gen Cloud Management Platform required to provide cutting-edge Azure Cloud services to its customers.

The Microsoft Azure Expert MSP programme recognises the most qualified managed services providers for Azure in the world who successfully passed an audit of their managed service capabilities conducted by an external audit firm. The audit significantly focuses on “Automation & Dev-Ops” with skillsets across DevOps/Sysops, architecting Cloud solutions and technical professional consulting, intending to provide business outcomes and enabling hyper-scale Cloud implementations.

The Cloud Services delivered by Sopra Steria Cloud Centre of Excellence follow an agile customer-driven design. These services and solutions stem from consultancy, migration, modernisation to secure operation activities aiming at supporting organisation’s into a dynamic “Design, Optimise, Transform” cycle. The objective is to create end-user value through business value metrics, SLAs, resiliency, and continual optimisation to drive outcomes for customers.

“As organisations are accelerating their Digital Transformation through Cloud-native solutions, this recognition reaffirms Sopra Steria’s commitment in leading holistic Cloud transformation through tailored, modern, and compliant services for Azure that meet the highest standards. It lays a strong foundation for enabling any digital plan improving customer engagement, optimising operations and services, or increasing workforce productivity” said Xavier Pecquet, EXCOM Member at Sopra Steria in charge of Key Accounts & Partnerships.

“This renewed award validates Sopra Steria’s commitment to their solution and service portfolio dedicated to Microsoft Azure. Their solid knowledge of European business expectations and data sovereignty, their Microsoft Gold partnership and their proven capabilities ranks them among the highest providers for guiding European organisations into their Cloud journey with Azure” concluded David Smith, Vice President, Global Channel Sales, Microsoft.