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Awards and Certifications from Strategic Partners

High-level strategic
partnerships

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SOFTIP closely cooperated with major multinational IT companies when designing and proposing information projects. The competencies and certifcates awarded to SOFTIP and also to our employees confirm high-level strategic partnerships, as well as the knowledge of global leaders´products.

Ján Schwarz
Technical Director

Awards from Strategic Partners

SOFTIP has been a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for ten years. As the only company within the Slovak Republic we have achieved the competency of a Microsoft Gold Partner for Communications, confirming our professional knowledge of design implementation, deployment and support of the Skype for Business technology (formerly known as Microsoft Lync).

SOFTIP has excelled with extraordinarily innovative solutions based on Microsoft technologies and their successful implementation among global competition for the title of Microsoft Partner of the Year Winner, which it has received a total of two times. This major recognition is a reflection of the excellent and long-term cooperation SOFTIP enjoyed with Microsoft's Slovak representatives.

A string of eight wins in the Microsoft Industry Awards confirms the use of the most advanced technologies and highest level of quality of provided services and solutions. Among them we can now mention also the prestigious prize of a Microsoft Industry Awards 2015 Winner in the cathegory of „Best Cloud Office 365 Enterprise Solution“. „My perception of this award is very specifical. It is not only a confirmation of our quality of work. It also demonstrates a fact that Slovak customers have become aware of the advantages provided by cloud which is perceived as not only a cheaper but also as much more effective alternative to the classic on-premise solutions. This is the future of enterprise information technologies and I am proud of SOFTIP for ranking among leaders in this area,“ said Mr. Ján Schwarz, SOFTIP Technical Director.

In 2015 SOFTIP made also another significant step when achieving the highest possible competency and becoming a Microsoft Gold Cloud Productivity Partner. „The level Gold presents the highest acknowledgement for a partner within the cooperation with the company Microsoft. For the given competency SOFTIP had to meet the qualification criteria, which means that SOFTIP has to employ certified professionals for Microsoft Technologies. The company also had to demonstrate its own expertise in successfully implemented projects, as well as its own ability to fulfill customers´ requirements, guaranteeing the quality which Microsoft expects to be provided by its partners and which Microsoft guarantees to be supplied to its clients. So far, this competency have been achieved by only two partners within the Slovak Republic,“ said Mr. Tibor Koleják, Microsoft Slovakia Sales Director for Small and Medium Enterprises and for Partnership Cooperation.

Almost imediatelly SOFTIP managed to achieve successively its fifth competency within the Microsoft Partner Program, gaining a title of a Microsoft Silver Cloud Platform Partner. Being the last one at the moment, the certificate confirms a high quality and rich experience in the area of implementation of cloud solutions using Microsoft Azure platform. „Each success of this kind means to us not only an award of recognition and a signal of prestige communicated towards our customers, but also an important commitment of constant further improvement of our services and products,“  said Mr. Ján Schwarz, SOFTIP Technical Director.

We closely cooperate with other major multinational IT companies, a list of which is maintained and updated on www.softip.sk

Since 2002 SOFTIP has been a member of the IT Association of Slovakia, a professional association of the most important domestic and foreign companies in the information and communication technology sector.

Quality Certificates

In 2015 SOFTIP successfully passed the second Supervisory Audit of the Integrated Management System.

A quality management system pursuant to the EN ISO 9001:2008 standard has been in place at SOFTIP since 2004. Another four management systems pursuant to international standards were added in 2013 within the project to implement the Integrated Management System (IMS), specifically:

  • ISO 10006 (Guidelines for quality management in projects),
  • OHSAS 18001 (Occupational health and safety management system),
  • EN ISO 14001 (Environmental management system), and
  • ISO/IEC 27001 (Information security management system).

Certification for the implemented Integrated Management System was completed by auditors from the renowned certification company TÜV SÜD Slovakia. Upon successful completion of the certification audit SOFTIP confirmed its responsible behaviour towards the environment, the health of employees, controlled access to information and data protection and the fact that the company uses the latest methods for efficient, system and process management. The deployment of the Integrated Management System allows the company to present itself as a responsible company providing the highest added value for its customers.

The certificates cover software development, production, implementation and support, IT consulting activities, analytical and advisory services, training and education, IT sales and marketing activities as well as hardware purchasing, sales and support, outsourcing services, software and hardware.

The scope of the certified Integrated Management System includes all components of the EN ISO 9001, ISO 10006, EN ISO 14001, ISO/IEC 27001 and OHSAS 18001 standards. The company applies these standards to all its processes.