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Zitec becomes one of the 20 Microsoft partners in the world specialized in


Zitec, leader on the IT & digital marketing market in Romania, received a new recognition from Microsoft, being the first company in Romania and one of the only 20 partners worldwide that have obtained the advanced specialization "Linux and Open Source Databases Migration to Microsoft Azure”. 


Recently, Microsoft awarded Zitec this advanced specialization as a validation of the company's vast experience and knowledge in the 8 years it has been a certified partner of the Azure solution, and for its proven expertise in migrating of workloads running on Linux and/or using MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB databases to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.


By obtaining this certification, Zitec team will receive priority access to dedicated services offered by Microsoft partners with advanced technical specializations. 


According to Microsoft's evaluation rules, only partners that meet stringent criteria for customer success and staff skilling, as well as pass a third-party audit of their migration practices, are able to earn the Linux and Open Source Databases Migration to Azure advanced specialization.

The specialization process involved the generation of significant cloud consumption on services specific to open source technologies (Linux or MySQL) among customers for whom Zitec implemented the Microsoft Azure platform, certification of at least 7 Zitec specialists in Microsoft Azure and open source technologies, documentation of multiple complete cloud application migration processes and proof of successful completion of at least 3 significant and relevant migration projects in the last 12 months.


This advanced specialization of Microsoft comes as a worldwide recognition of Zitec's success in terms of implementing best cloud-computing practices, as well as a confirmation of the knowledge of our specialists, unique skills at this time in Romania. As companies want to upgrade their applications and take full advantage of the benefits of cloud technologies, they need a partner with advanced skills to plan and migrate existing workloads to the cloud. In this regard, we are honored to be among the top 20 Microsoft Azure partners worldwide with proven expertise in migrating workloads running on Linux and/or using MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB databases to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform”, said Alexandru Lapusan (photo), CEO and co-founder Zitec.


Zitec has 18 years of experience in developing software solutions and digital marketing services for customers around the world, delivering over 600 projects over time in over 20 countries on four continents. The company has a recognized expertise in the use of cloud solutions since 2007, being currently a certified partner of Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services solutions.


About Zitec

Leader on the IT & Digital Marketing market in Romania, with offices in Bucharest and Bra?ov, Zitec specializes in the development of business solutions, customized services and technological products, mobile applications, blockchain, as well as digital marketing services. 


Zitec is one of the few Romanian companies certified by Google Cloud Premier Partner, Microsoft Application Development, Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform, Amazon AWS Technology Partner, and provider of VTEX cloud e-commerce solution platform, as well as Adobe Solution Bronze Partner.


For its activity in 2019, Zitec was named “Company of the Year” at the ANIS Romania 2020 Gala and “Employer of the Year” at the Romanian Business Services Forum & Awards two consecutive years, in 2020 and 2021. For digital marketing services, the company was nominated in the tops of digital agencies in Romania according to Forbes in 2021, 2020 and 2019. In 2019, Zitec was declared "Best Workplace" at the Romanian Business Services Awards and received the Jury Prize for "Employer of the Year" at the Romania Insider Awards, after, with a year ago, it ranked in the Top 3 of the most appreciated employers in Romania, according to the undelucram.ro website and in the “Top of IT companies to work for” made by BIZ Magazine. The office blood donation campaign launched by Zitec at national level - # cei1024 - was awarded with “Best internal CSR project” at the People for People Gala 2017, “CSR Initiative of the Year” at Romanian Outsourcing & Shared Services Awards and “CSR Program of the Year” at the ANIS Gala in 2018 and 2019, as well as an award in the “Intersectoral Partnership” Category, within the Romanian CSR Awards 2020 Gala.