SetFocus Addresses Growing Marketplace Need for Developers with SSIS, SSRS, and SharePoint Skills

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First Session of New SQL Server 2008 Master's Program Kicks Off September 21

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With the increase in demand for SSIS developers, report developers, and SharePoint administrators with solid SQL database administration skills, we have modified our curriculum to include all those elements.

SetFocus announced today the launch of its new SQL Server 2008 Master's Program curriculum.

Market demand for DBAs and database developers skilled in Microsoft's latest release of the Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) -- SQL Server 2008 -- is surging as businesses adopt the latest technology.

SQL Server 2008 delivers on Microsoft's Data Platform vision with a rich set of integrated services providing enterprise-class manageability, performance, a scalable business intelligence platform and a comprehensive data programmability platform.

"We always want our candidates to have a competitive edge in the job market." declared Ananthalakshmi (Priya) Chidambaram, SetFocus Director of Training and Support. "Hence our curriculum is designed to be inherently dynamic to better reflect the skills that are most sought after in the marketplace."

"With the increase in demand for SSIS developers, report developers, and SharePoint administrators with solid SQL database administration skills, we have modified our curriculum to include all those elements." continued Chidambaram. "These changes enable us to continue to be leaders in providing the best IT talent pool for employers and our hiring partners."

The SQL Server 2008 Master's Program is an intensive program designed to build proficiency in querying, programming, and administering MS SQL Server 2008 as well as SSIS, SSRS, and SharePoint Administration. Approximately 40% of the program is devoted to customized, hands-on projects designed to put knowledge into practice.

The new SQL 2008 curriculum will kick off with a full-time day session commencing September 21, 2009 and a part-time evening session commencing October 19, 2009. The Master's Program® is complemented by a comprehensive, customized career development program to facilitate placement success for alumni of the program

About SetFocus
Since 1997, SetFocus has been a leader in selecting, training and placing Microsoft professionals worldwide. Utilizing strategic relationships, SetFocus identifies skills gaps and develops programs that directly train and source skilled professionals to meet the immediate hiring needs of its partners. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, SetFocus employs a unique hands-on learning curriculum and a combination of services to help organizations grow. SetFocus is currently ranked among the 2009 Inc. 5,000 fastest growing companies in America and the 2008 New Jersey's Fifty Fastest Growing Companies.

For more information, SetFocus can be reached at +1-886-91-TRAIN and through its website.

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