ENCINO, CA – April 21, 2010 – FPA Technology Services, Inc. (FPA), the leading IT Services and Support firm in the Los Angeles area has achieved the level of “Silver Partner” with Symantec Corporation. This accreditation from Symantec, a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions, is important for the current and potential clients of the full service IT Firm as it indicates the significant relationship FPA has with Symantec.
According to Symantec.com, partners must go through significant training, product accreditations and pass rigorous exams in order to be awarded the designation. Additionally, as a Symantec Silver Partner, FPA will have access to specialized training, product support and solution readiness making FPA a leader in the area of providing security solutions to its clients.
"We’re excited by this achievement as it’s a key reflection of our culture of constant improvement”, said Craig Pollack, Founder & CEO of FPA. “In addition to the some of the benefits afforded FPA by our increased partnership level, we’re most excited by the benefits we’ll be able to pass along to our clients – things like improved pricing, improved technical knowledge, and increased access to Symantec’s support.”
In addition, FPA has also earned the Small & Medium Business specialization. Symantec Specializations are designed to recognize partners who have proven expertise in a particular technology or business area. To qualify for participation in a specialization, partners are required to demonstrate their expertise through a combination of accreditation and other measures, dependent upon the specialization. Specializations provide a consistent method by which Symantec, customers and other non-specialized partners are able to identify experts in specific areas of business. Specialization programs have been developed to ensure that partners are consistently recognized and rewarded for their commitment to, investment in, and expertise with Symantec solutions.