SOMERSET, NJ – February 26, 2020 — / — SHI International, one of North America’s top 10 largest IT solutions providers, has been designated a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP). SHI met Microsoft’s eight prerequisites and underwent a rigorous third-party audit that confirmed its Azure expertise. The designation independently confirms that SHI has the talent, technology, and services to guide customers in their cloud journey.

“SHI has always been committed to supporting the ever-increasing complexity of our clients’ business and technology needs through innovation,” said Cory Peters, AVP – Cloud & MSP – Advanced Solutions Group at SHI. “To that end, we’ve assembled a mastermind team of Azure experts and invested in developing the SHI One Cloud Management Platform, as well as other proven tools and processes, to ensure every customer a smooth transition to the cloud. Achieving Azure Expert MSP status confirms that we’re one of the top Azure MSPs in the world, with the experience and skills to tailor cloud solutions to any organization’s business goals.”

SHI offers multiple options for supporting or managing organizations’ Azure infrastructure. Services include a planning assessment, cost comparison, cloud adoption, and various options for organizations pursuing hybrid cloud, a data center lift and shift, and cloud backup and disaster recovery in the Azure cloud.

“As more businesses move to the cloud, we want them to be confident they’re working with the right partner, and Azure Expert MSP program offers them the most capable and qualified MSPs,” said Gavriella Schuster, Corporate VP, One Commercial Partner. “SHI has made a strong investment in its capabilities and knowledge around Microsoft Azure, and has certainly earned the expert designation.”

SHI’s professional support services deliver cloud architect expertise to organizations in need of technical support for design or issue resolution. The service includes a designated technical account manager for Azure customers and annual cloud architecture reviews to ensure best practices are in place.

For organizations looking for additional support, SHI’s Azure managed services can handle backups, monitoring, and day-to-day management of a customer’s environment. The service includes professional support as well as best practice configuration of Azure services, patch management, and deployment of new infrastructure.

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Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is an $11 billion global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry’s most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 5,000 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 10th among CRN’s Solution Provider 500 list of North American IT solution providers. For more information, visit

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