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Atech’s Year of Achievements: Joining Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA)

Posted on December 5, 2023

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As 2023 comes to a close, the Atech team proudly celebrates our induction into the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), marking another significant milestone in our journey to becoming a leading player in the cloud and managed security services industry.

Already this year, we were honoured to receive Microsoft’s Rising Star Award, which recognizes outstanding Microsoft partners who have demonstrated exceptional growth, innovation and customer satisfaction.

This nomination to MISA further solidifies our unwavering commitment to technological excellence within the Microsoft security ecosystem.

A word from Atech CEO Ryan Langley on MISA membership

“MISA brings together highly regarded experts from the cybersecurity industry, and it’s a testament to our shared commitment to enhancing customer security. Our collaboration with Microsoft in building connected security solutions is a game-changer, and becoming a MISA member underscores our substantial investment in Microsoft security technologies, which translates into tangible benefits for all involved. Atech isn’t just keeping up with the latest security technology; we’re setting the pace and proud to be at the forefront of security technology alongside Microsoft and our MISA partners,” – Ryan Langley, Atech CEO.

How our thriving Microsoft collaboration benefits customers

The Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA) comprises a network of independent software vendors (ISVs) and managed security service providers (MSSPs).

Our newly awarded MISA membership highlights our managed services for Microsoft Purview Compliance Manager, Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention, Microsoft Purview Information Protection, Azure DDoS Protection, Azure Web Application Firewall, Microsoft Endpoint Manager, Microsoft Entra ID, Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Microsoft Defender for Office. As a MISA member, we plan to take advantage of:

  • Enhanced Microsoft Security offerings: We gain privileged access to Microsoft’s latest security technologies and threat intelligence insights, empowering us to develop robust, future-ready security frameworks for our customers.
  • Improved go-to-market strategy execution: MISA members can participate in a wide range of co-marketing opportunities designed to bolster our clients’ strategies. These opportunities include exclusive events, speaking engagements, and updates on product roadmaps.
  • Enriched customer collaboration: Our preferential access to the latest Microsoft tools and teachings enables us to better assist customers in discovering, testing, and onboarding cutting-edge security solutions that work with existing digital environments.
  • Streamlined product integration: We’re granted fast access to Microsoft product teams, helping accelerate our integration capabilities to give you a distinct edge over your competitors.

In essence, being a part of MISA empowers us with Microsoft security expertise to help us better defend against a world of increasing cybersecurity threats.

“The Microsoft Intelligent Security Association has grown into a vibrant ecosystem comprised of the most reliable and trusted security vendors across the globe. Our members, like Atech, share Microsoft’s commitment to collaboration within the cybersecurity community to improve our customers’ ability to predict, detect, and respond to security threats faster.”

Maria Thomson, Director, Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

Atech’s future vision in enhancing cyber resilience through expertise

As our year concludes triumphantly, our journey to the forefront of cybersecurity expertise is far from over. MISA membership propels our 140-strong team to new frontiers of innovation and threat intelligence, ensuring we can help our ever-growing global customer base drive towards a safer digital future.

If you want to learn more about our expert services in Managed Cloud, Strategic Consultancy, and pure-play Microsoft SOC, get in touch now.

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