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October 13, 2015 - Ha-Shem ATTAINS CISCO LEARNING PARTNER STATUS

Ha-Shem Network Services Ltd. announced today that it has achieved Authorized Learning Partner Associate status from Cisco. This designation recognizes Ha-Shem as having fulfilled the program requirements to deliver Cisco® Authorized Training as part of the Cisco Worldwide Learning Partner Channel.

“I am particularly grateful to a dedicated Team, whose commitment and enthusiasm has translated into this great achievement. As an IT servicing company with a turn-key solution offering, incorporating training into our service level is to the benefit of our existing and prospective customers” said Mojisola Sodunke, Managing Director, Ha-Shem Network Services Ltd.

To qualify for Cisco Authorized Learning Partner Associate status, Ha-Shem had to meet minimum curriculum, course delivery, lab and staffing requirements, including the use of Certified Cisco Systems Instructors (CCSI). The Cisco Learning Partner Associate program focuses on core technology training and preparing IT professionals for career certification by delivering industry leading Cisco Authorized curriculum.

IT professionals are in constant need of quality, timely and affordable training. The high standards of Ha-Shem training programs in conjunction with the Cisco Learning Partner Program will help ensure information technology professionals and managers receive the latest in Authorized Cisco IT training. Ha-Shem instructors are on the leading edge of the latest Cisco technologies. Students use hands-on configuration labs throughout the course to reinforce the information.

September 10, 2015 - Castle Authourized Testing Center

Ha-Shem Testing Center is an Authorized Castle Test Center. Castle Worldwide, Inc. provides examination delivery, design, and development services to certification and licensure organizations, government agencies, corporations, educational institutions, as well as trade and professional associations. Castle offers close to 1,000 test center locations in more than 500 cities in 70 countries to provide Internet-based and paper and pencil testing.

June 04 2015 - Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Nigeria

Ha-Shem Network Services Ltd. today proudly announced it has won the 2015 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Nigeria. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“To be recognised as Microsoft’s Nigeria Partner of the Year for the 2nd time in 3 years is a great achievement. This global award speak directly to the great work we have been doing in demonstrating to our customers that there is a right way to go about delivering projects and that we are indeed experts in successful solutions innovation and delivery. I'm very proud of everyone in the Ha-Shem team that contributed to making this happen." said Mojisola Sodunke, Managing Director, Ha-Shem Network Services Ltd.

The Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Awards honor partners at the country level that have demonstrated business excellence in delivering Microsoft solutions to multiple customers over the past year. This award recognizes Ha-Shem Network Services Ltd. as succeeding in effective engagement with its local Microsoft office while showcasing innovation and business impact, driving customer satisfaction, and winning new customers.

“We are honored to recognize HA-SHEM NETWORK SERVICES LTD. of NIGERIA as a Microsoft Country Partner of the Year,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. HA-SHEM NETWORK SERVICES LTD.’s dedication to providing outstanding value for our mutual customers is a prime example of the excellence we see in our talented community of Microsoft partners.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.

October 2014 - CYBEROAM TOP PERFORMER PARTNER OF THE YEAR

Ha-Shem achieved Cyberoam Top performance partner of the year. Cyberoam security appliances are certified with the CheckMark UTM Level 5 Certification and have received the Basic and AES Interop as well as SSL VPN certifications of the VPN Consortium. Cyberoam is also IPv6 Gold Logo certified, offering identification and processing of IPv6 traffic across its network security appliances, which is now a mandatory requirement in government and enterprises worldwide. Cyberoam has been positioned as a Visionary by a leading analyst firm in its 2013 Magic Quadrant for UTM and consistently receives 5 star ratings in SC Magazine security reviews.

July 15 2014 - MICROSOFT WECA SERVER PLATFORM PARTNER OF THE YEAR

The Server Platform Partner of the Year Award honors a partner who has delivered solutions that enable customers to increase the reliability and flexibility of server infrastructures, save time and reduce costs, and provide a server platform for a dynamic and efficiently managed datacenter.This award recognizes Ha-Shem for dramatically transforming customers' server infrastructures resulting in higher levels of scalability, availability and reliability, reduced IT labor or hardware costs, and streamlined overall operational efficiency. We thank Microsoft for selecting Ha-Shem as their Server Platform Partner of the Year for 2014.

July 15 2014 - WECA COMMUNICATION PARTNER OF THE YEAR

More accolades for Ha-Shem in 2014 Microsoft WECA Partner Awards. At the annual Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards (WECA) for 2014, Ha-Shem was recognised for its outstanding capabilities in two categories – awarded Microsoft Communications Partner of the Year and Microsoft Server Platfrom Partner of the Year, the later for the second year in succession.

The award for Communications Partner of the Year recognises our capabilities in the area of Unified Communications, and our position as the pre-eminent Lync partner in WECA. As Lync becomes a critical infrastructure platform for more and more enterprises, we’ve worked closely with our clients to deliver the great business outcomes available with Lync, now Skype for Business..

July 7 2014 - Approved Pearson VUE Test Center

Ha-Shem Test Center today, join an important member of the Pearson VUE Test Center family.

November 29 2013 - HA-SHEM ACHIEVES MICROSOFT SILVER LEARNING COMPETENCY

Ha-Shem Network Services Ltd. today proudly announced it has won the 2013 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Nigeria. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Read more.Ha-Shem Network Services Limited are proud to announce it has achieved a Microsoft Silver Learning competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. “By achieving a silver competency, organizations have proven their expertise in specific technology areas, placing them among the top 5 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide,” said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “When customers look for an IT partner to meet their business challenges, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. These are highly qualified professionals with access to Microsoft technical support and product teams.”

With Microsoft Silver Learning Competency we offer authorized training program. We offer Core technology trainings which are highly focused and comprehensive trainings delivered by our certified subject matter experts.

Ha-Shem delivers Classroom Instructor Led training. Ha-Shem possesses a fully loaded technical lab to conduct hand-on labs. The dedicated lab gear, provides for every student and assures all our participants, with hands on realistic experiences to facilitate high-impact training. These trainings are provided with Official Curriculum so that customers are well placed to achieve the certification of their choice.

As Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS), we participated in the Microsoft Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) program, this allow us help organizations maximize the value of their Software Assurance Benefits, and ensure they benefits further their business goals and projects, we therefore help organizations redeem Microsoft Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATVs) and get FREE training for select Microsoft training courses.

June 10 2013 - Microsoft 2013 Country Partner of the Year Nigeria

Ha-Shem Network Services Ltd. today proudly announced it has won the 2013 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Nigeria. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Read more.

July 20, 2012 - We Have Moved!

To better serve our clients, we have moved to a bigger location located in Yaba, Lagos. Please see the Contact Us page for additional details.

July 12, 2012 - Ha-Shem Recognized as Microsoft Identity & Security WECA Partner of the Year 2012

[Toronto, ON], [Canada] — July 12, 2012 — Today, Ha-Shem proudly announced that it has won the 2012 Microsoft Identity and Security Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“We are very excited to receive this global recognition for our work in our niche area of expertise.” – Oghor Akpenyi, GM Technical Services/Support at Ha-Shem. “With increasing infrastructure complexity and cloud solution adoption, the ability to effectively manage identities and provide secure access to end users is becoming critically important to our clients. We are continually working to raise the bar with the identity and security solutions we are developing with our clients every day.” Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide. Ha-Shem was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Identity and Security.

The Identity and Security WECA Partner of the Year Award recognizes the partner that has delivered end-to-end security, identity, and access solutions enabling customers to achieve their business goals while managing risk and helping to ensure that the right people always have secure access to the information they need to get their jobs done.

The winner has dramatically transformed the security of a customer’s IT infrastructure, resulting in higher levels of protection and compliance, reduced IT labor or hardware costs, or streamlined overall operational efficiency.

Ha-Shem is now an authorized Synology reseller & installer

Synology is dedicated to taking full advantage of the latest technologies to bring businesses and home users reliable and affordable ways to centralize data storage, simplify data backup, share and sync files across different platforms, and access data on-the-go. Synology aims to deliver products with forward-thinking features and the best in class customer services.

January 30, 2012 - Ha-Shem receives Microsoft Gold Volume Licensing Competency

Ha-Shem Network Services Ltd today announced it has achieved Gold Volume Licensing Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft Gold Competency, organizations must complete a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, have the right number of Microsoft Certified Professionals, submit customer references and demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction by participating in an annual survey.

Volume Licensing: For Ha-Shem’s customers, acquiring and managing software licenses can be complex and daunting. Ha-Shem’s expertise in Volume Licensing helps clients obtain the most appropriate and cost-effective licensing solutions.

September 2, 2011 - Ha-Shem and KEMP Technologies reseller Partnership

Ha-Shem Network Services is pleased to announce a formal reseller partnership with KEMP Technologies, a leading provider of Intelligent, high-performance and affordable Application Delivery Controllers and Server Load Balancer appliances.

Becoming a KEMP reseller provide Ha-Shem with an opportunity to partner with a leader in application delivery optimization solutions, with a complete line of proven products that streamline IT costs, enable greater performance, scalability, security, deliver high-availability operations, and are easy to use.

KEMP's Server Load Balancing, Application Delivery Controller, Global Server Load Balancing products combine advanced load balancing algorithms, layer 7 content switching, comprehensive persistence (sticky) options and SSL acceleration to maximize your server application performance, availability and security. If your website or intranet is critical to your organization, an accessible, secure and continuously operating site is the key to your success. With a powerful ADC or load balancer from KEMP Technologies, you’ll be providing your business with a high value, reliable infrastructure appliance that will significantly improve your web server performance, reduce costs and increase your customer’s web experience.

July 12, 2011 - Ha-Shem Recognized as 2011 Microsoft Named Small Business Partner for West, East, Central Africa & Indian Ocean Islands

2011 - and Ha-Shem wins, yet again! For the second consecutive year, Ha-Shem has won the prestigious Named Small Business Partner of the Year for Microsoft West, East, Central Africa & Indian Ocean Islands

Ha-Shem Network Services proudly announced it has won the 2011 Microsoft Named Small Business Partner of the Year for Microsoft West, East, and Central Africa & Indian Ocean Islands. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating exceptional Microsoft solution knowledge and sales expertise. This award recognises Ha-Shem for exemplifying a culture where technology innovation is pivotal to driving continuous improvements in sales execution and management. Ha-Shem has demonstrate exceptional sales management practices, promote continuous sales improvement, and are committed to building a sales team with deep Microsoft solution knowledge, skills training, and certification.

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 3,000 entrants in West, East, and Central Africa & Indian Ocean Islands. This award recognizes Ha-Shem for excelling in sales management, routinely analyzing wins and losses to extract replicable best practices, and promoting skill development for a competitive edge.

March 29, 2011 - Ha-Shem Achieves Six Microsoft Silver Competencies in the Microsoft Partner Network

Ha-Shem has achieved Six Silver Competencies in the Microsoft Partner Network,

  • Microsoft Silver Desktop,
  • Microsoft Silver Identity and Security,
  • Microsoft Silver Midmarket Solution Provider,
  • Microsoft Silver Software Asset Management,
  • Microsoft Silver Virtualization and
  • Microsoft Silver Volume License

Demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft Silver Competency, partners must complete a set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, submit customer references and employ or contract required number of Microsoft Certified Professionals who are skilled on current technology relevant for the competency.

The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that deliver products and services through the Microsoft platform with the training, resources and support they need to provide their customers superior experience and outcomes.

Feb 25, 2011 - Ha-Shem Proudly Launches New Website!

Ha-Shem Network Services Limited launched their new corporate website today with a new redesign. The new website has a brand new look along with more functionality, like to showcase Content Company's capabilities.

This new site will serve current and prospective customers and provide a wealth of valuable information to the marketplace. The purpose of this site is to also provide a gateway to download Content IT technology partners’ presentations and whitepapers.

Feb 10, 2011 - Receives Cyberoam "High Growth Partner Award

Ha-Shem Network Services Ltd. grabbed an award for Cyberoam "High Growth Partner for Nigeria"; Ha-Shem was awarded this award at the recent Cyberoam Partner Summit 2010 for the partners of Africa and Middle East in Greece Athens.

Ha-Shem Network Services has been Cyberoam trusted channel partners who have matched steps with Elitecore in taking their business to higher growth and profitability. Elitecore celebrate Ha-Shem’s achievements, dedication and commitment towards the business.

Ha-Shem Network Services has helped Elitecore grow profitable businesses based on a comprehensive business plan of selling Cyberoam high-performance security products and services with a value innovation strategy. Ha-Shem Network Services has pursued enterprise and vertical segments with high-performance Cyberoam products across the region throughout all industries.

Ha-Shem Network Services with its distribution, integration and operational expertise, and expansive networks across SMB, enterprise, government and education sector have aligned well with Elitecore strategy.

November 2010 - Ha-Shem Achieves Microsoft Silver Virtualization Competency

The Microsoft Silver Competency defines partners’ success as technology market leaders within a specific technology competency, with each competency having a unique set of requirements and benefits formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the industry. Requirements for the Silver Competency are comparable to the formerly recognized Microsoft Certified Partner criteria. All 29 Microsoft technology competencies differentiate a partner’s specific technology capabilities, helping customers find qualified solution providers with expertise in discrete areas quickly and easily.

Virtualization Competency - The Microsoft Virtualization competency helps you differentiate your virtualization expertise to customers and grow your business. Achieving this competency helps you maximize the benefits of the Microsoft Partner Network and quickly gain customer credibility, regardless of your company size, business model, or geography.

September 2010 - Ha-Shem Achieves Three Microsoft Silver Competencies

“By achieving a Silver Competency, partners have proven themselves as specialized technology experts with the skills needed to best serve customers,” said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “The Silver Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network is designed to help customers identify services and solution providers that have demonstrated proof of their capability to deliver quality outcomes and customer satisfaction.”

Identity and Security Competency - To meet growing security threats, many companies have put together a patchwork of endpoint security solutions that are costly to manage, lack interoperability, and fail to provide a unified picture of the status of their infrastructures. You can address these challenges with Microsoft Identity and Security products and solutions, including Microsoft Forefront security software. Attaining the Microsoft Partner Network Identity and Security competency proves your expertise in deploying integrated, simplified, and comprehensive security solutions that meet your customers’ business security requirements. Attaining the Microsoft Identity and Security competency proves your expertise in deploying integrated, simplified, and comprehensive security solutions that meet your customers’ business security

Midmarket Solution Provider Competency - When you attain the Microsoft Midmarket Solution Provider competency, you showcase your expertise in providing solutions based on the most current technology and IT-solutions knowledge to help midmarket businesses with their unique challenges. Desktop Competency - Become a services delivery leader for the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office suites. With the Desktop competency, you gain credentials and expertise that can help you to sell, deploy, and support Windows, Office, the Windows Internet Explorer browser, and Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP).

August/September 2010 - Ha-Shem Achieves Two Microsoft Silver Competencies

“This Silver Competency showcases our expertise in today’s technology market and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft and their products,” said [Olaide Akisanya, Sales & Marketing Manager. “We hope to accelerate our customers’ success by serving as technology advisors for their business demands.”

Software Asset Management Competency - Software Asset Management (SAM) is gaining momentum industry-wide as an analyst-endorsed best practice. Additionally, governance and corporate compliance requirements have created a growing demand for SAM solutions. When you attain the Microsoft Software Asset Management competency, you have proven that you have the expertise, and the motivation, to help customers save money and improve visibility and control of their software assets through optimized SAM practices. And you can use the customized SAM tools, training, and resources available to partners who have earned the SAM competency to position your business for long-term success.

Volume Licensing Competency - For your customers, acquiring and managing software licenses can be complex and daunting. That’s where your expertise can help. Providing Microsoft Volume Licensing solutions and services to businesses opens opportunities for you to attract customers, develop revenue streams, and expand your services business.

July 15, 2010 Ha-Shem won Microsoft WECA FY10 SMB Partner of the Year Award...

Ha-Shem proudly announces it was recognized by Microsoft for winning a 2010 WECA SMB Partner of the Year Award. These awards highlight and recognize the excellence and achievement of Microsoft’s WECA Region Value-Added Resellers (VARs) who have worked innovatively to produce exceptional results across Small and Medium size businesses. The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the last year.

The award recognizes Ha-Shem for demonstrating innovative excellence and proficiency in deploying solutions that leverage Microsoft technology scaled for SMBs. Ha-Shem Network Services successfully provided ways to help small business owners save money and be competitive all while using Microsoft campaigns and sales tools.

Ha-Shem provides IT support services to organizations of all sizes throughout Nigeria and Ghana since 2004. Today Ha-Shem provides network design, installation, support, maintenance and procurement services to hundreds of clients in the region and has become the area’s premier provider of IT consulting and services.