News:AIS Helps Customers Embrace the Cloud Through Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program

Reston, VA — July 8, 2015 — Applied Information Sciences (AIS), today announced it has been selected for participation in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) 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 Microsoft cloud products and services.

“This is a major departure for how Microsoft transacts their business. Starting today Microsoft is fully enabling AIS to sell, deploy, operate, manage and invoice Office 365, Windows Intune, EMS and Azure directly to our clients,“ said Tom O’Connell, president. “This program will also enable AIS to offer more value to our clients as we seek to deliver solutions in the form of managed services.”

“The Cloud Solution Provider Program puts our partners at the center of the customer relationship,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “Through participation, these partners have demonstrated dedication to helping our mutual customers successfully move to the cloud.” AIS is among Microsoft’s leading partners helping our mutual customers embrace the cloud for many years now.

AIS has deployed more Microsoft cloud solutions than most into production. Furthermore, AIS been an early adoption and preview partner for virtually every meaningful program and major product release from the beginning, especially for Azure and Azure Government. AIS is a Tier 1 CSP partner. CSP program details can be found here: https://mspartner.microsoft.com/en/us/pages/solutions/cloud-reseller-overview.aspx

About AIS

Applied Information Sciences, Inc. (AIS) is a privately held, technical services company headquartered in Reston, Virginia with offices in Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and India. AIS employs more than 400 people and realizes more than $50 million in annual revenue. AIS was founded in 1982 and has enjoyed steady growth. Today the AIS client base is roughly half government and half commercial clients. AIS seeks to leverage the latest innovations to enable transformative change for their clients. For more information visit the corporate website: www.appliedis.com.

AIS is a Microsoft Certified Partner with Gold Competencies in Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, Intelligent Systems, Application Integration, Application Development and Collaboration and Content.

Press Contact: Jason Johnson, AIS Marketing Manager, jason.johnson@appliedis.com
Sales Contact: Sales@appliedis.com