Awards & Accreditations


Partner companies award accreditations in recognition of technical expertise, skills, and knowledge.

Microsoft Gold Partner

Gold Cloud Platform, Gold Cloud Productivity, Gold Collaboration & Content, Gold Communications, Gold Data Analytics, Gold Messaging, Gold Project and Portfolio Management, Gold Security, Gold Small & Midmarket Cloud Solutions, Gold Windows and Devices, Gold Enterprise Mobility Management, Silver Application Development

Mimecast Certified Partner

Across the departments, team members at Cobweb hold the highest number of Mimecast certifications in the UK including: Gateway Technical Specialist, End User Technical Specialist, Security Technical Professional and Archive Technical Professional.

Acronis Platinum Service Provider

Acronis accreditations are awarded in recognition of a defined level of technical and sales expertise having been reached, along with the partner company demonstrating that relevant business processes have been developed and content created, to ensure delivery of a premium service to Acronis customers.


Holding industry certifications enable us to provide evidence that Cobweb’s business practices and processes are compliant with recognised industry standards.

ISO 9001:2015

The International Organization for Standardization 9001 certification recognises that Cobweb implements standardised procedures for the work carried out, and is consistently investigating ways to improve. The certification demonstrates that we provide a consistent level of service for our customers, guaranteeing quality, safety, and reliability.

ISO 27001:2013

The International Organization for Standardization 27001 certification recognises that Cobweb keeps data confidential, safe, secure, and accessible to those with authorised access at all times. Cobweb safeguards data, implementing regular backup procedures, to avoid data loss, damage, or lack of availability.

ISO 20000-1:2018

The International Organization for Standardization 20000 certification recognises that Cobweb has worked to establish, implement, maintain and continually improve a service management system [sms]. This includes the planning, design, transition, delivery and improvement of services to meet the service requirements and deliver value.

Cyber Essentials Plus

Cyber Essentials Plus certification – endorsed by independent experts – demonstrates that Cobweb works proactively to safeguard the business against cyberattack.

Disability Confident Committed

We have committed to ensuring that, as a business, we are inclusive and support those who are disabled — working towards changing behaviour and cultures within our business and beyond, and reaping the benefits of inclusive recruitment practices.


Industry awards demonstrate to customers where we have particular expertise and specialisation, as well as recognising the talents and skills across the departments.

CRN Cloud Services Provider of the Year 2019

CRN Channel Awards:

CRN is the leading UK publication covering developments and news in the IT industry, and so this is a hugely prestigious award to have been given, particularly as it’s awarded in recognition of “excellence in the delivery of solutions, service and support to end user customers”.

50 Best Managed IT Companies

Awarded for “outstanding achievement in running their business on best practices,” the award is managed by the technology industry focused international channel marketing and communications company TechnoPlanet, and – TechnoPlanet’s news media division.

South Coast Tech Business Awards - High Growth Tech Business

Awarded to the south-coast-based tech company showing significant growth over the past two years, with evidence of strong management and a robust business plan.

Acronis Best Cloud Service Provider

Granted on reaching a specified level of technical expertise, and demonstrating the ability to deliver a first-class service to customers.

Microsoft Partner of the Year Finalist 2018

Joe Macri, Microsoft VP, UK One Commercial Partner:

“I am delighted that Cobweb is receiving this recognition, their understanding and commitment to CSP as a model for enabling our customers to utilise the Intelligent Cloud is truly valued and the company’s engagement in driving lifetime value for our customers deserves celebration.”

Mimecast Partner of the Year Award (2018 and 2019)

Johnny Ansell, Mimecast Vice President UK and Northern Europe:

“Cobweb demonstrated exceptional sales and brand advocacy that highlighted how together we can respond to new customer requirements for the evolving threat landscape.”

Mimecast Technical Excellence Award 2019

Presented to the Mimecast partner with the greatest number of technical capability certification. When receiving the award, Cobweb was delighted to learn that the company has 25% more certifications than the next best partner.

Microsoft Cloud & Hosting Summit 2017 - CSP Momentum Partner

With Microsoft products core offerings, recognition from the global enterprise is highly valued. CSP refers to the Cloud Solution Provider programme, and within which Cobweb – along with the majority of Microsoft partners – and which confers significant benefits that we’re able to pass on to c customers.

CloudBlue Hyperscale Platform 2018 (Innovation & Growth)

Awarded for the innovative deployment of our new control panel, we chose to build Cobweb CORE on CloudBlue’s next-generation automation and billing system to give our customers a more efficient buying experience.

Industry associations

We value membership of industry-related organisations, as we use their insight and knowledge to inform our own product and service development. We also believe in supporting the local community and locally-based businesses, promoting ethical, culturally-positive, and environmental policies.

Cloud Industry Forum (CIF)

A not-for-profit organisation, the Cloud Industry Forum represents the interests of cloud users and cloud service providers, informing with relevant industry news.

Hampshire Chambers of Commerce

Hampshire Chambers of Commerce is a not-for-profit organisation established to support the Hampshire business community through delivering information, and training and networking opportunities.

International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners

We are members of the Microsoft partner community, which supports across the partner network to enable partners to provide optimum service to their customers.

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