Impact Networking Attains Its Ninth Gold Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network

Impact Networking Recognized for its Proven Expertise in Data Platform Solutions Powered by Microsoft

Impact Networking, a leading managed service provider (MSP), announced today that it has attained Gold competency in Data Platform in the Microsoft Partner Network. This highly-coveted partnership level recognizes Impact Networking for its technical capabilities and proficiency in creating robust, secure customer data systems across organizations. The MSP met the requirements for the Gold competency in Data Platform in July 2022.

The Microsoft Gold certification is the highest certification a Microsoft partner can obtain and only awarded to firms that demonstrate exceptional proficiency in their specific competency areas. Impact has been part of the Microsoft Partner Network for more than a decade, collaborating with businesses in leveraging Microsoft solutions and maintaining world-class service delivery.

To date, the company has attained nine Microsoft Gold competencies: Application Integration, Cloud Platform, Cloud Productivity, Collaboration and Content, Datacenter, Data Analytics, Data Platform, Messaging, and Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions. Together these competencies demonstrate Impact’s expertise and experience in building custom applications, deploying highly scalable solutions both on premise and in the cloud, and delivering managed services via the Microsoft technologies and platforms.

“We are honored to be a reputable Gold partner providing the best Microsoft solutions and services in the market today,” said Impact Chief Executive Officer Frank Cucco. “The Gold competency in Data Platform demonstrates our technical capability to make sure that customer database systems operate efficiently, safeguard data from unauthorized access, and categorize data so that it can be translated into business insights.”

Since its inception in 1999, Impact Networking has been expertly aligning its clients’ unique business needs with best-in-class products and solutions, ultimately powering digital transformations and accelerating growth.

About Impact

Impact Networking, LLC is a leading national managed service provider (MSP) that specializes in the conception, development, and execution of customized strategies and solutions that improve the technical, financial, operational, and creative aspects of a business. The wide range of services includes Managed IT and Cloud, Cybersecurity, Digital Innovation, Branding and Marketing, and Print and Document Management. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Lake Forest, IL, and maintains 23 branches across the Midwest, West Coast, and Texas, employing more than 800 industry experts. For more information, visit

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