Vendor Awards & Competencies

Nortec. A trusted partner to your business.

Our client’s trust is built on our commitment to obtain the highest level of business partnership and technical expertise with our key vendor partners.

Whether you are looking to outsource or require specific expertise as you grow and expand Nortec’s team has the depth of experience you can rely on.


Nortec is a Certified Microsoft Gold Partner

Nortec is a Certified Microsoft Gold Partner, with gold competencies in Application Development, Cloud Platform, Cloud Productivity, Collaboration and Content, Communications, Datacenter, Messaging, Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions. In addition, we have silver competencies in Enterprise Mobility Management and Windows and Devices.

It is rare for a partner to have this many gold competencies and possess the depth and breadth of expertise across multiple areas of business. To obtain our Gold Partnership, we continually pass and adhere to rigorous standards, proving our ability to deliver Microsoft client solutions through exams, certifications and performance goals. Microsoft also seeks out references from our clients to verify our excellence in service. It is an elite honor that is achieved by a small percentage of Microsoft’s partners.

In addition to our distinction as Microsoft’s National Partner of the Year in 2004, Nortec has received several distinctions, accolades and awards in Microsoft’s East Region, covering Maine to Florida, including: nine-time recipient of the East Region Partner of the Year Award Partner of the Year in the East Region for Security in 2017 and the Compete Award for the East Region.

Our competencies and awards display our commitment to our client’s success and a trusted track record effectively working in lock-step with Microsoft’s continued innovations.

“Helping customers achieve the full value of Microsoft software is a key tenet of our partner program, and we’re proud of the work that Nortec does to help make our vision a reality for customers.” – JACK BRAMAN
Vice President, East Region SMS&P, Microsoft Corporation


Nortec is a Mitel Gold Partner

“Mitel’s entire go-to market strategy revolves around delivering world-class customer satisfaction through a strong partner program that recruits only best-in-class resellers such as Nortec Communications. By working together, we help our customers optimize the full benefits of our brilliantly simple unified communications solutions, including improved efficiency through powerful communication tools, productivity gains, and the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry.”

JOHN W. COMBS
Chairman and CEO, Mitel

The premier Unified Communications solution; a single, easy-to-manage, and simple-to-use solution that was designed from the ground up for IP networks. Our Consultants offer years of experience combined with up-to-date training from Mitel University. We continue to target opportunities, increase efficiency, and ultimately lower costs for our customers.

Highest Champion Partner Program Status – Gold

Circle of Excellence Winner – awarded twice
Recognizes partners who have achieved Top Sales Volume AND the Highest Customer Satisfaction Levels in one year: an exceptional achievement.

Million Dollar Club, January 2009

Top Revenue Producing Partners 2009
Top 5% of all revenue producing partners globally for fiscal year 2009

World Class Customer Satisfaction Award 2008 / 2009 / 2010 / 2011


Nortec is a trusted Lifesize partner

Our Consultants offer a breadth of experience along with the highest level of Lifesize Certified Technical Professional Qualifications to deliver the highest quality HD video conferencing solutions at the best value for our customers.


Nortec is a Dell Preferred Partner

Nortec has received certifications from Dell in six practice areas:

  • Preferred Partner
  • Storage Competency
  • Server Competency
  • Systems Management Competency
  • Networking & Security Competency –Networking Specialization
  • Networking & Security Competency – Security Specialization

Nortec consultants must successfully complete additional training, demonstrate expertise in enterprise product technical skills and processes, and meet all business requirements to qualify for these Dell certifications.

Certification in these competencies helps to ensure that you’ll receive the highest level of expertise when you turn to Nortec for your information technology needs


Nortec is a Palo Alto NextWave partner

To qualify for the Gold Level Status, Nortec had to demonstrate product knowledge and security services expertise through rigorous sales and technical assessments.


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