Wednesday, 5 December 2007
Lear Financial, Belay Development Attains Gold Certified Partner
Lear Financial, Belay Development Attains Gold Certified Partner Status in Microsoft Partner Program
Belay Development today announced it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program with competencies in Information Worker Solutions, Advanced Infrastructure Solutions and Networking Infrastructure Solutions, recognizing Belay Development?s expertise and impact in the technology marketplace. As a Gold Certified Partner, Belay Development has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and proven ability to meet customers? needs. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including access, training and support, giving them a competitive advantage in the channel.
Belay Development is a consulting firm that focuses on providing strategic, technical and creative services to its clients. Founded in 2001, Belay Development is committed to producing effective solutions in information technology, web site and e-commerce, graphic design, application development and interactive marketing.
?We are extremely pleased to have attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program. This allows us to clearly promote our expertise and relationship with Microsoft to our clients,? said Joshua Shaw. Ryan Jacobs, IT director at Belay Development, contributes: ?The benefits provided through our Gold Certified Partner status will allow us to continue to enhance the offerings that we provide for customers. Our certified expertise brings us further responsibility with our clients. We are excited about this advance and look forward to continue being a member in the Microsoft Partner Program.?
?Customers are looking for partner companies that can bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities,? said Allison Watson, vice president of the Worldwide Partner Sales and Marketing Group at Microsoft Corp. ?They need to trust in a company that can act as an expert adviser for their long-term strategic technology plans. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners, which have certified expertise and direct training and support from Microsoft, can build a positive customer experience with our technologies. Today, Microsoft recognizes Belay Development as a new Gold Certified Partner for demonstrating its expertise providing customer satisfaction using Microsoft products and technology.?
As one of the requirements for attaining Gold Certified Partner status, Belay Development had to declare a Microsoft Competency. Microsoft Competencies are designed to help differentiate a partner?s capabilities with specific Microsoft technologies to customers looking for a particular type of solution. Each competency has a unique set of requirements and benefits, formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the technology industry.
Belay Development has achieved competencies in Information Worker Solutions, Advanced Infrastructure Solutions and Networking Infrastructure Solutions. These competencies prove Belay?s expertise in areas such as: Enterprise Project Management, Messaging and Collaboration, Office System Desktop Development, and Portals and Enterprise Content Management; designing and/or implementing complex infrastructure solutions such as Active Directory® - and Microsoft Host Integration Server-based design and deployment solutions, and Microsoft Exchange Server migration or deployment solutions; implementation of technological solutions based on either the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 operating system with a particular focus on Microsoft Small Business Server 2000 and Windows Small Business Server 2003.
The Microsoft Partner Program was launched in October 2003 and represents Microsoft?s ongoing commitment to the success of partners worldwide. The program offers a single, integrated partnering framework that recognizes partner expertise, rewards the total impact that partners have in the technology marketplace, and delivers more value to help partners? businesses be successful.
Founded in 2001, Belay Development is a consulting firm located in the Los Angeles area that focuses on providing strategic, technical, and creative services to its clients. Belay Development believes in the core values of excellent planning, high-quality and timely execution, and a proactive approach. The company?s recently-launched products ? Denali, Zuma, Sequoia, Pinnacles and Rappel ? offer an immediate off-the-shelf solution to its clients in the areas of online marketing, e-commerce and project management software, while maintaining its mission statement and high value client support.
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Updated: Wednesday, 5 December 2007 9:14 AM EST