Skip to content
Insights + News/Newsroom + Press

Ensono Achieves Fifth Year as a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider

Ensono’s consulting portfolio and ability to execute on complex migrations to Azure solidified its position in the Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program.

Downers Grove, Ill. May 14, 2024 – Ensono, a leading technology advisor, innovation partner, and managed service provider, announces its renewal as a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP) for the fifth consecutive year. This designation reaffirms Ensono’s position as a top-tier provider within Microsoft’s expansive network of over 400,000 partners.

Ensono specializes in Data and AI, Application Innovation and Transformation, and Cloud Infrastructure Migration and Management. Its extensive digital and consulting services portfolio includes Public Cloud Managed Services, Cloud Migration and Operations, Application Modernization and Development, Identity and Security, and Data and AI. The audit process emphasized Ensono’s Cloud Center of Excellence and Ensono Envision® Advisor as key contributors in securing the Azure Expert MSP status. The Cloud Center of Excellence continues to set the standard for MSPs within the Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program, driving innovation and excellence in cloud services. Ensono Envision® Advisor is a platform that combines data analysis and expert advice to optimize clients’ IT estates for cost efficiency, security, performance, and reliability.

“Renewing our status as a Microsoft Azure Expert MSP underscores our commitment to the Microsoft ecosystem and our ability to deliver exceptional cloud solutions,” said Gordon McKenna, VP, Cloud Evangelist and Alliances at Ensono. “This recognition is a testament to our team’s expertise, the growth of our portfolio, and dedication to supporting our clients’ success in their digital transformation journeys.”

Also noted in the audit was Ensono’s expertise in facilitating complex migrations to Azure, including legacy code and database refactoring, and application re-engineering. Additionally, Ensono’s capabilities enable the integration of mainframes with Azure through the Modern, Cloud-Connected Mainframe for Azure. This solution delivers a low-latency network connection between the mainframe data center and an Azure region, optimizing application performance, and facilitating deployment of core business applications that leverage both cloud and mainframe capabilities.

 “The Microsoft Azure Expert MSP program was designed to validate and recognize our most accomplished and qualified partners to drive growth for customers,” said Julie Sanford, VP of Partner GTM, Programs and Experiencesat Microsoft. “Ensono has once again demonstrated its Microsoft Azure expertise and commitment to service excellence, so we are pleased to again recognize it as a Microsoft Azure Expert MSP.”

The Azure Expert MSP program is a global initiative from Microsoft to highlight and promote only the most capable cloud partners. This renewal follows a rigorous annual assessment by an independent third party, affirming Ensono’s superior capabilities across multiple domains such as cloud operations, security governance, and cost optimization. As Ensono continues to excel in providing top-tier Azure services, it remains dedicated to leveraging its deep expertise to assist clients with their digital transformation initiatives, ensuring they achieve optimal results from their investments in Microsoft technologies.

To get more information about Ensono’s Microsoft Services visit

About Ensono

Ensono is an expert technology advisor, innovation partner, and managed service provider. As a relentless ally, we specialize in helping enterprise clients transform their organization, innovate new and disruptive technologies, and optimize their IT operations to achieve better business outcomes. Our team excels in managing over 1 million MIPS, reflecting our leadership in mainframe services. We offer a comprehensive suite of services, including consulting, mainframe and application modernization, public cloud migration, and cloud-native development. With certified expertise in AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, Ensono is well-equipped to navigate complex hybrid environments. Recognized as the Microsoft Datacenter Transformation Partner of the Year, we maintain a strong global presence with over 3,400 associates and are headquartered in greater Chicago.

Don't miss the latest from Ensono


Keep up with Ensono

Innovation never stops, and we support you at every stage. From infrastructure-as-a-service advances to upcoming webinars, explore our news here.

Start your digital transformation today.