The Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program allows Swizznet to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, as well as directly provision, manage and support Microsoft cloud offerings.

Swizznet, today announced its participation in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program. The program is designed to strengthen customer relationships and expand cloud sales opportunities by enabling partners to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, as well as directly provision, manage and support products and services.

Starting today, Swizznet owns the complete customer lifecycle, allowing it to easily sell Office 365 and Windows Intune subscriptions and helping customers take advantage of the cloud by directly managing support and services. Sage and private cloud customers will be able to use Office 365 on the Swizznet system as well as on local computers.

“We are seeing tremendous interest in cloud technologies such as Office 365,” said Mike Callan, CEO at Swizznet. “Clients now have the opportunity to be 100 percent in the cloud and use Office 365 with Swizznet. Joining the Cloud Solution Provider program allows us to build stronger relationships with our customers and provide them with the best cloud solutions to propel their business.”

“To meet the growing demand of our cloud-based solutions, we’re thrilled to expand the capabilities for cloud partners under the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “By joining the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program, partners will deepen customer relationships and expand business opportunities in the cloud.”

Businesses choose Swizznet’s cloud hosted accounting solutions because it empowers them to focus on growing their business instead of managing an in-house network. Swizznet’s US-based technical support and engineering teams are there for customers every step of the way to ensure that getting started is easy and seamless and that someone is there to help for any need that may arise. Swizznet customers cite the freedom of cloud access to manage their business wherever they are, anytime of the day or night. Transitioning to the cloud can be accomplished with minimal training and expense since Swizznet offers the same desktop applications enterprises already use and are familiar with.