U2Cloud becomes Microsoft Authorized Education Partner providing the next-generation of collaborative learning environments

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ –  U2Cloud today announced  it has broadened their partnership with Microsoft (NASDAQ : MSFT)   earning the distinction of Microsoft Authorized Education Partner (AEP).   To become a Microsoft AEP, partners must prove their level of academic licensing and market expertise in addition to demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft academic customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment.

U2Cloud enables secure access to apps and data so students can be successful, and teachers and administrators can deliver a curriculum based on student needs.

The AEP program is designed to train participating resellers on Microsoft’s Academic licensing, authorize them to purchase and resell Microsoft Academic licenses, and demonstrate to customers that they are approved and knowledgeable academic partners.

“This Microsoft AEP partnership illustrates our commitment and specialism in the academic IT marketplace while demonstrating our knowledge of Microsoft and their academic products,” said Pete Valentine, EVP. “Most education institutions are unaware that they currently have cloud credits and/or hybrid software usage rights.  We are talking significant savings! “

“By becoming AEPs, partners show themselves to be committed and trained in providing discounted Microsoft academic products to the education market,” said Anthony Salcito, vice president of Education for Microsoft Corp.’s Worldwide Public Sector. “This authorization, along with our other education partner initiatives, gives our partners recognition of their areas of expertise and our academic customers the confidence that they are buying from academic IT specialists.” The Microsoft AEP Program is designed to authorize and equip organizations that deliver academic products and services through the Microsoft platform with the training, resources and support they need to provide their customers with superior experiences and outcomes.

ABOUT U2CLOUD

U2Cloud enables users to access data from anywhere and at any time with the same experience you have come to expect from your office desktop or laptop. All your software, apps, data files and Email are securely operating in the Cloud. U2Cloud offers ultimate 24/7 portability and security, at reduced cost and increased productivity. No hassles software updates to download or maintain and simple to subscribe. A variety of service levels are offered – appropriately scaled to government, private sector enterprise and a wide array of industries. U2Cloud is operating globally from a growing number of North American facilities on the East coast, Midwest and West coast. 

For more information, Press Contacts:

Joe Solsona, U2Cloud, 888-370-5433, jsolsona@u2cloud.com