Microsoft Gold Partner
Esteem has held the highest position of Microsoft Gold partner since the program began in 2003, enabling us to gain considerable experience of working across the range of Microsoft technologies.
Our partnership with Microsoft is categorised according to our specific skills and capabilities and in the delivery of:
- Advanced Infrastructure solutions
- Information Worker solutions
- Mobility solutions
- Network Infrastructure solutions
- Security solutions.
In addition to designing and implementing Microsoft-based solutions, we also support our customers with the integration of Microsoft products with other technologies. Microsoft has commissioned Esteem to provide a number of specific consultancy services on its behalf, including:
- Infrastructure Optimisation Assessment service
- Desktop Deployment Planning service
- Exchange Deployment Planning service
- Sharepoint Deployment Planning service.
We are also a Microsoft Authorised Education Reseller, enabling us to sell licensing to academic institutions.
Microsoft Managed Services
We manage Microsoft environments for many of our customers. This service delivers a cost-effective approach to managing their systems, enabling them to focus their in-house teams on strategic developments, instead of day-to-day management tasks.
As a managed service customer, you will have the support of Esteem’s team of Microsoft technical consultants and priority access to Microsoft through the Services Partner Advantage program. We also provide 24/7 remote system monitoring and ongoing system health checks to ensure long-term optimum performance of your IT.
Esteem holds the following Microsoft specialisms:
Windows 7 Jumpstart
The Microsoft Jumpstart program is a simple process which checks that your IT estate is ready for your move to Windows 7 or for your virtualisation roll out.
Microsoft Exchange and Office Communication Server
We deliver integrated communication solutions regardless of medium, operating environment, device, location or application. We combine traditional telephone, email and conferencing platforms to increase and improve your businesses communication channels. In addition to our status of Microsoft Gold Partner, we’re also recognised by Microsoft as an Exchange Deployment Planning Service (EDPS) partner. This allows us to provide authorised consultancy services to help our customers plan their Exchange Server deployment.
Esteem can help take your business to the cloud, implementing cloud services such as Microsoft 365 and Azure to give your business agility, improved productivity and increased mobility for your users.
We deliver security solutions that help you to improve the security and reliability of your IT infrastructure. In recognition of our skills, experience and expertise in providing security solutions, Microsoft has also awarded Esteem a specialist Security Partner competency award your Big Data environment.
We can help to reduce your costs and increase your business agility by consolidating your data centre, desktop and application infrastructure, using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Application Virtualisation (App V) technologies.
Our team of SharePoint developers and business consultants will work with you to utilise the proven content management, enterprise search, automated business process and collaboration technologies found in the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS). We will support your business and develop a tailored dynamic communication and collaboration platform that delivers real business benefits.
Microsoft System Centre gives your business the power to manage your IT more effectively and easily, allowing your IT team to focus on delivering added business value. As a long established Microsoft Gold partner, Esteem can work with you to deliver a solution based on Microsoft System Centre. It enables you to manage all aspects of an IT infrastructure in physical and virtual environments.
Windows Server and Active Directory
Esteem has been designing, implementing and managing Windows Server environments for customers for many years. Through our experience, skills and expertise, your can benefit from what is arguably the most powerful and secure Microsoft operating system around.
"Working with Esteem, we have implemented Active Directory across the whole organisation, moved to Windows 7 and implemented a new storage solution."
Eileen Jessop, Deputy Director, Leeds Teaching Hospitals