11 January 2016

Layer2 has achieved Microsoft Gold competencies for “Collaboration & Content” and “Cloud Productivity”

11 January 2016
​Layer2 is proud to announce that it has achieved the Microsoft Gold competencies for “Collaboration & Content” as well as for “Cloud Productivity”. This demonstrates Layer2’s expertise in Microsoft Office 365, SharePoint-, and Azure related technologies and solutions.

To earn a Microsoft Gold competency partners must successfully demonstrate domain expertise. Layer2 development and consulting staff took a number of exams culminating in Microsoft certifications. Layer2 also had to provide a number of customer references.

It was not the first time Layer2 was awarded a Gold Microsoft competency. This latest competency emphasizes the company’s continued dedication to providing tier-one SharePoint and Office 365 solutions to Microsoft customers both locally and worldwide. Layer2 has also reached the Silver competency levels in Hosting, Volume Licensing, Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions, and as a Midmarket Solutions Provider.

Layer2 offers market-leading data integration tools for Office 365 and SharePoint

“The Hamburg (Germany) based Layer2 team has grown rapidly over the past few years. We have delivered very successful products in different markets including the US, Canada, Australia and Middle-East” said Frank Daske, Business Development Manager of Layer2. “The Layer2 Business Data List Connector for SharePoint on-premises and the Layer2 Cloud Connector for Office 365 are among the market-leading data integration tools on the market today. The Layer2 Knowledge Management Suite for SharePoint makes it as easy as possible to improve SharePoint document search and findability by providing automatic rule-based content classification with managed metadata assignment.”

 Microsoft Gold competencies for Layer2

Layer2 shows leadership on latest Microsoft technology

The Microsoft “Collaboration and Content” and “Cloud Productivity” competencies help Microsoft-Certified Partners take advantage of the growing services opportunity around SharePoint and Office 365 by demonstrating their ability to offer solutions that easily connect teams, improve access to information, and increase productivity.


The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and, with 640,000 Microsoft partners in their ecosystem across the various products, to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.

Layer2 Partner Program to empower 100+ regional resellers and implementation partners

Layer2 has launched a cost-free partner program to better support Layer2 resellers and local implementation partners. Registered partners receive up to 30% commission for each sale. Additionally partners can receive qualified leads via partner web pages, free NFR licenses for internal use, and priority support to jump-start their customer projects using Layer2 products.