Thorogood awarded triple Microsoft Gold Partner Status


Thorogood is pleased to announce the achievement of three Microsoft Gold Partner competencies for 2016.  Through repeated delivery of successful Microsoft Business Intelligence and Analytics projects to our customers, and our high number of Microsoft certified consultants, we have been awarded gold status in the Data Analytics, Data Platform and Intelligent Systems competencies.


Not only is Thorogood celebrating our Gold Partner status, we are also delighted to be working with Microsoft on the following new initiatives - Microsoft's "Power BI Red Carpet Programme", being selected as one of Microsoft’s first Cortana Analytics Partners in the UK and USA, and being one of a limited number of Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS) Partners for 2015/16


Microsoft's "Red Carpet Programme" for Power BI

Thorogood has been invited to join Microsoft's "Red Carpet Programme" for Power BI. The program is an invitation-only group of selected partners who have demonstrated innovation and capability in Power BI. Our focus has always been on maximizing business value for our customers and membership of the Power BI Red Carpet programme will help to ensure that our customers have access to the best people and resources to deliver their Microsoft Business Intelligence projects.

Thorogood is running a series of events following the launch of Power BI in July. Please visit our events page for details.


Microsoft Cortana Analytics Partner

Thorogood is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Microsoft’s Cortana Analytics Partners in both the UK and USA.  

The Cortana Analytics Suite delivers big data and advanced analytics capabilities to help enterprises transform their data into intelligent action. Thorogood has been working with clients to expand the reach of their Microsoft BI solutions to include Advanced Analytics using technologies that make up the Cortana Analytics Suite.

Find us on Microsoft’s Cortana Analytics partner landing page here: 


Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS) Partners for 2015/16

Thorogood is delighted that we have been selected as one of a limited number of Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS) Partners for 2015/16.

The Analytics Platform System brings Microsoft’s MPP data warehouse technology–the SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW)–together with HDInsight, Microsoft’s 100% Apache Hadoop distribution, and delivers it as a turnkey appliance.

As data volumes grow and requirements for business intelligence and analytics solutions increase in complexity, Thorogood will work with class-leading technologies to enable us to continue to deliver successful modern data warehouse architectures for our customers and to remain thought leaders in this rapidly-changing space.



For more information about Thorogood, Power BI, Cortana Analytics, and APS and to find out how theses exciting new technology could help your organization, contact