It's back to school week for much of the country (with many Scottish students already well into the Autumn term). For many, learning and development will be a constant part of life well after formal education has ended.  

The tech industry in particular has emerged from a constant drive to create, innovate and discover. Keeping up with the latest advances in information technology is key to maintaining a competitive edge in a demanding economic times.

For the best Managed Service Providers (MSPs), every day really is a school day. Ensuring accreditations are kept up to date, in order to give the very best service to customers, is a primary focus. Working closely with vendors and software providers, MSPs have access to a wide range of professional development tools, courses and accreditations.

When choosing a MSP It's important to check the accreditations held. Chess, for example, are a Microsoft Direct Cloud Service Provider, holding eight Gold and two Silver certifications. This means customers can be can be confident of the technical and professional abilities available to their organisation. 


  • Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions 
  • Cloud Productivity 
  • Datacenter
  • Cloud Customer Relationship Management
  • Cloud Platform
  • Application Development
  • Collaboration and Content
  • Data Analytics


  • Enterprise Mobility Management
  • Data Platform

 For more information on Chess certifications, please get in touch via email, or call us on  0344 770 6000.