HalcyonFT Becomes Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider

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The program allows HalcyonFT to provide clients with premium managed services and support for cloud-based Microsoft products

As a Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider, HalcyonFT is positioned to offer clients access to enterprise-level IT at affordable price points.

Today Halcyon Financial Technology, L.P. (HalcyonFT) announced its certification as a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider. Participation in the program will allow HalcyonFT to expand its current offerings and provide a complete end-to-end experience for clients in need of managed services.

Based in San Francisco, HalcyonFT provides technology to clients with an aggregate AUM of more than $195 billion, delivering customized, outsourced IT solutions as well as consulting, infrastructure and application services. HalcyonFT helps financial services firms enhance employee productivity and improve collaboration by utilizing cloud services, converged compute, storage and advanced security infrastructure.

HalcyonFT will leverage its role as a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider to help clients drive new business value through the cloud with high-value offerings that optimize the benefits of cloud computing. HalcyonFT will be able to move beyond reselling licenses to pursue deeper engagement in all aspects of the customer relationship, including solutions, support and billing. HalcyonFT will also be able to add value by bundling IT solutions with industry-leading Microsoft products like Windows, Office 365 and Azure, delivering secure, reliable and cost-effective cloud architectures.

“Having a closer technical partnership between Microsoft and HalcyonFT will allow us to collaborate on more complex cloud-based solutions,” said HalcyonFT’s Managing Partner Rodric O’Connor. “The partnership includes ongoing technical training and certifications to improve our employees’ knowledge of Microsoft product suites so that we can help our clients take advantage of market shifts to cloud-based solutions to drive growth and profitability.”

Microsoft reports that the demand for managed services is surging, and almost 75% of CIOs are expected to embrace a cloud-first strategy by the end of 2018. Joining the Microsoft Cloud Service Provider strengthens HalcyonFT’s position as an IT leader and gives the firm new tools for meeting clients’ needs for managed services.

For small firms with limited IT resources, cloud computing offers significant cost savings. As a Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider, HalcyonFT is positioned to offer clients access to enterprise-level IT at affordable price points. Clients will benefit from the ability to adopt a robust cloud architecture and service model while obviating the need for a heavy investment in enterprise IT. Clients will also enjoy faster SLA response times from Microsoft if and when technical problems arise.

As a member of the Microsoft Partner Network, HalcyonFT already has eight years of experience helping clients implement cloud architecture. Becoming a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider expands on this success and cements HalcyonFT’s position as a leader for cloud-based solutions for the asset management industry.

For more information about HalcyonFT’s role as a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider, visit https://tinyurl.com/yc5rnfw9.

About Halcyon Financial Technology

Halcyon Financial Technology, L.P. (“HalcyonFT”) is an information technology services firm founded in 2010 by industry veteran Rodric O’Connor. Focused exclusively on serving financial services firms, HalcyonFT delivers outsourced IT solutions with a comprehensive understanding of industry trends, challenges and expectations. HalcyonFT offers an unparalleled degree of professional IT service encompassing top-level strategic leadership from an award-winning CTO, along with deep knowledge and focus of all staff in the specific requirements of the financial services industry. For more information, please visit http://www.halcyonft.com.

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