Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 7, 2008
ColumbiaSoft, a leading provider of Microsoft® Windows-based document management systems, announced today that it has achieved the Gold Certified Partnership as an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) / Software Solutions partner with Microsoft for the fifth consecutive year.
"We've built our reputation delivering document management solutions that are intuitive and easy to use, and our close alignment with Microsoft has helped us keep that promise to our customers," said Richard Day, ColumbiaSoft CEO. "Our continuing partnership with Microsoft is a strategic benefit to the company, and it distinguishes ColumbiaSoft as a trusted solution for the most common computing environment in use worldwide."
The Gold Certified Partner status represents the highest level of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies, and is reserved for those with the closest working relationship with Microsoft. For ColumbiaSoft, the Microsoft partnership is at the foundation of the company's approach to maximizing the use of Microsoft technology in delivering document management services and solutions. ColumbiaSoft supplies software and professional services for a best-practices approach to document management for businesses of all sizes in a range of industries, including engineering and construction, financial services, healthcare, property management, life sciences, government, and more.
The alliance between ColumbiaSoft and Microsoft strengthens and compliments the positions of each company's product offering in the marketplace. ColumbiaSoft's core product, Document Locator®, leverages tight integration with Microsoft Windows® to provide intuitive document management that is quickly familiar and easy for people to use because it appears just like a folder on a shared file server. Integration with Microsoft Office®, including Outlook® for email, lowers the adoption curve even further by allowing users to remain within the applications they already use on a daily basis. Altogether, Document Locator gives users access to a comprehensive package of enterprise content management (ECM) tools that includes records management, document management, document imaging, versioning, workflow, collaboration, and-with an optional integration to Microsoft SharePoint®-an out-of-the-box document management solution within a portal environment.
About ColumbiaSoft Corporation
A private, Portland, Oregon-based company, ColumbiaSoft is the creator of Document Locator-a next-generation enterprise-class Document Management system. Thousands of information workers use Document Locator to capture, manage, and share paper and electronic documents, e-mail, and faxes-saving costs, increasing productivity, and meeting compliance requirements. ColumbiaSoft is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. For more information, visit http://www.documentlocator.com/.
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