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Top Microsoft Partners Wanted: Nominations Open for the RCP 350

Want to get your Microsoft partner company noticed in 2020? Submit your entry to be included in Redmond Channel Partner's RCP 350 list.

As in previous years, it's a qualitative list of the Microsoft solution provider companies that demonstrate a laser focus on Microsoft technology and a strong commitment to providing great value for their customers.

There are a few requirements -- companies that get listed must belong to the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN), must have major end-user service operations in the United States and should have at least one Microsoft gold competency.

Beyond that, the list is subjective. We're not just looking for the biggest companies or the broadest coverage of Microsoft technologies. Some winners are niche providers, focused on a sliver of the Microsoft stack. Others have a great local reputation. Still others are regular Microsoft regional award winners.

There are a few exciting differences in the list this year. For one, we're expanding from the previous 200 entries to 350. It will still be an elite few of the tens of thousands of Microsoft partners in the United States, but the list will be more comprehensive.

What is more important is where the list will appear. In its final form, the RCP 350 will be posted as a PDF on RCP's sister site, Redmond. Redmond is the premier site where C-level executives, IT decision makers and IT professionals go for their Microsoft infrastructure news and commentary. By appearing in the list on Redmond, your company will be in front of more potential customers interested in the types of expertise you have.

Selection for the list is a judgment made by our editors as a service to readers of RCP and Redmond. There is no cost for submissions or inclusion in the list. Results will be released in July 2020.

The survey is short. There are only 11 questions, including company basics and contact information. Revenues and employee headcount questions are optional. We recommend that you put your main effort into this question: "Briefly explain why the company belongs in the RCP 350." There is effectively no character limit for your answer, although we respectfully request that you keep it to fewer than 500 words for purposes of our sanity here at RCP.

Does your company have what it takes? Fill out the application here by April 3 to make sure you're considered.

Posted by Scott Bekker on February 04, 2020 at 1:58 PM


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