Norcross, GA (PressExposure) July 28, 2013 -- LAN Systems, a leading IT Solutions Company, today announced it has become a Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller (AER), demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft academic customers' evolving needs in today's dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft AER authorization, partners must complete a test to prove their level of academic licensing and market expertise.
The AER program is designed to train participating resellers on Microsoft Academic licensing, authorize them to purchase and resell Microsoft Academic licenses, and demonstrate to potential customers that they are approved and knowledgeable academic partners. LAN Systems is expert is system design and IT support services. Earning this distinction adds to their commitment to academic customers.
"This Microsoft AER authorization shows our commitment and specialism in the academic IT marketplace and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft and its academic products," said CEO Mary Hester. "We hope to accelerate our academic customers' successes by serving as technology advisors for their IT requirements."
"By becoming AERs, 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 AER 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.
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