Text Box: A-1 Upgrades has been involved in several Microsoft programs since 1995 including:
OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) - required standards and procedures with newly manufactured hardware for system builders.
Microsoft Partner  An independent company which can resell, support and service Microsoft software.
Microsoft SPLA (Microsoft Service Provider)  This distinction allows A-1 Upgrades by paying monthly per processor fee to be able to host unrelated entities in a virtual environment.
Microsoft Action Pack subscriber  This allows A-1 Upgrades to get technical information on specific software products in order to be knowledgeable about released product It also provides A-1 Upgrades an non-for-resale copy of software in order to learn how to sell, install and support those products.

Microsoft Partner, OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer, SPLA Microsoft Service Provider