848 Earns Microsoft Teams Advanced Specialization

The 848 Group has continued to demonstrate leading expertise in the Microsoft ecosystem after earning the Calling for Microsoft Teams Advanced Specialization.

We are delighted to announce we have achieved another Microsoft Advanced Specialization, this time in Calling for Microsoft Teams. This latest achievement validates our extensive expertise and experience in deploying and managing Microsoft 365 Phone System, Calling Plan, Direct Routing configuration, Network Planning, and Remediation for Voice workloads.

Earning the Calling for Teams Advanced Specialization supports our commitment to guiding clients on their Microsoft voice and collaboration journey. Our team are dedicated to delivering complete unified communications and collaboration solutions supported by the cloud.


How did 848 earn the Calling for Microsoft Teams Advanced Specialization?

To earn the Calling for Teams advanced specialization, a Microsoft partner must meet a range of specialist criteria. This includes:

  • Holding the Microsoft Cloud Productivity competency at a Gold standard.
  • Having four individual employees become a Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Administrator Associates and pass the Teams Calling Technical Assessment
  • Providing client references that demonstrate the ability to deploy and manage Microsoft 365 Phone System, Calling Plan, Direct Routing configuration, Network Planning, and Remediation for Voice workloads.

Employee collaborating using Microsoft Teams

Why choose Calling for Microsoft Teams?

The way the world works has changed. And so today, businesses need a modern voice solution that blends teamwork with unified communications.

According to a Forrester Total Economic Impact Study, calling in Microsoft Teams has been found to improve both employee and company performance, whilst also providing enhanced security, compliance, uptime, and mobility. Providing modern collaboration solutions within one platform helps improve employee workflows and productivity. Plus, as calling in Teams is supported by the advanced security included within Microsoft 365, meaning employees, their teams and their workspaces are protected.

As a cloud-first Microsoft Gold Partner with a wide-ranging skillset in the Microsoft stack, we deliver fully integrated and optimised solutions that bring together the best of voice, business applications and the cloud.


Advanced Specializations and Microsoft Competencies

A Microsoft competency measures a partner’s skillset in a Microsoft product or technology on a broader scale. An Advanced Specialization determines if partner has in-depth knowledge and extensive expertise against the highest Microsoft standards in a specified solutions area.

In addition to seventeen Gold competencies, 848 has five Advanced Specializations. We have earned Advanced Specializations in:


Learn more about Calling for Microsoft Teams

If you would like to move forward on your Microsoft Teams Voice journey, get in touch with a member of our team today.