Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 21, 2009
Atidan has attained a Microsoft competency in ISV/Software Solutions, recognizing our expertise and impact in the technology marketplace. As a Gold Certified Partner, Atidan has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a 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.
"We are extremely pleased to have attained the ISV/Software Solutions certification in the Microsoft Partner Program," said David J. Rosenthal, President & CEO. "Our entrepreneurial spirit and strong connection to Microsoft will allow us to build better products and expand our market presence in the custom software solutions space. Atidan is excited to expand upon products such as the 'Atidan Collaboration Kit for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server' and the 'Atidan Document Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint' which has been downloaded by thousands of organizations worldwide."
"Atidan has proven expertise in developing packaged applications using Microsoft products including SharePoint Portal Server 2007 and SQL Server 2008 utilizing the Visual Studio 2008 .NET development platform." said Kartavya Chitalia, Executive Vice President of Atidan. The Microsoft ISV/Software Solutions Competency recognizes Atidan for expertise in implementing and deploying custom applications featuring:
- Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server
- Microsoft Windows Mobile solutions
- Microsoft Office System products, servers, services and solutions
- Microsoft Visual Studio including Web Services and the .NET Compact Framework
- Microsoft SQL Server
- Microsoft Windows Server
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. Within select Competencies, there are Specializations that focus on specific solution areas that recognize deeper expertise within that Competency. Serving as a specialized path to earning those Competencies, Specializations give direct access to the tools and resources that support that specific area of focus.
"Solutions competencies are an important way for Microsoft to better enable ISVs to meet customer needs," said Sanjay Parthasarathy, corporate vice president of the Developer and Platform Evangelism Group at Microsoft Corp. "They allow ISVs to keep and win customers through their deep knowledge of solutions-based Microsoft platform technologies. Microsoft has a long history of working closely with ISV partners to help them deliver compelling solutions and applications to our mutual customers, and the Microsoft Competencies are an important step in continuing to enhance vital relationships with ISVs worldwide."
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.
Atidan is a software development and technology consulting firm dedicated to helping today's business leaders create easy-to-use technology environments that make work easier and more efficient for employees at every level.
With offices in the U.S. and India, Atidan combines offshore cost-efficiency and 24 hour work cycles with direct onsite team interaction--delivering low-risk, high-performance applications development and consulting for business analytics, collaboration and custom business applications.
For more information, please visit http://www.atidan.com.
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David J. Rosenthal
President & CEO, Atidan LLC