Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) January 11, 2007
desktopsites Inc. ("desktopsites"), a rapidly emerging leader in access serverware for small and mid-size businesses, is pleased to announce it has been invited to join Microsoft's Partner Advisory Council ("PAC") for Independent Software Vendors ("ISVs"). The council is a group of representatives from Microsoft and its partner community that meets on a regular basis to gather and disseminate partner input on Microsoft product direction and opportunities, developing business models, competitive environments, go to market strategies and Microsoft programs. desktopsites inclusion in the ISV PAC is based on our experience using Microsoft technologies within our solutions in the small to mid-size enterprise segment.
Meeting with the PAC two to three times annually, desktopsites provides the council with our input and feedback into a number of key Microsoft programs and initiatives affecting ISVs. In addition, we will participate in research studies, focus groups and surveys to help generate future product and marketing initiatives that directly affect our customers. With this involvement, desktopsites gains awareness and participation in new Microsoft initiatives, an understanding of the future direction of Microsoft productions, direct access to Microsoft development teams and market recognition as a leader in the use of Microsoft technologies in our solutions for our target markets.
"We are very pleased with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and experience we have gained from the use of Microsoft technologies and services in our solutions," said Alex Bethlehem, President and CEO of desktopsites. "Our participation on the ISV PAC increases our awareness of Microsoft product strategies and allows us to gain understanding of future priorities and affect change on these strategies through our participation. This greatly enhances our ability to deliver forward-thinking solutions to our clients, ultimately enabling them to be more successful in their businesses."
The ongoing dialogue resulting from regular PAC meetings will assist Microsoft in providing strategic direction and higher quality products to its customers and partners.
desktopsites is an emerging leader and innovator in on-demand application publishing serverware solutions for small and mid-size businesses globally. desktopsites' Konect solution enables companies to simply and securely extend network resources and seamlessly publish applications, wherever and whenever they are needed. desktopsites was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. For further information visit http://www.desktopsites.com.
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Laura Armstrong, Vice President
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