Nashville, TN (Vocus) May 21, 2008
Deltek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PROJ), the leading provider of enterprise applications software for project-focused organizations, today announced that it has reached Microsoft's Managed Partner status.
Managed Partner status is awarded by Microsoft to companies who meet a stringent set of requirements. To receive this distinction, Deltek, who is already a Microsoft "Gold Certified Partner", along with a recently awarded Microsoft Competency for ISV / Software Solutions has demonstrated a level of excellence in the area of enhancing integration with Microsoft products such as, Microsoft's .NET framework, SQL Server, and extensive integration with Microsoft Office and SharePoint.
As a managed partner, Deltek will work together with Microsoft on key customer and product innovations for improved planning, management and delivery of projects of all sizes and types.
"Deltek's inclusion in this group is a testament to the strong relationship we've developed with Microsoft and the deep integration we have with Microsoft software products," said Kevin Parker, President and CEO of Deltek. "We are excited to have reached this level with Microsoft as furthering our partner product integration efforts is valuable in providing our customers with the best solutions available."
"Solutions competencies are an important way for Microsoft to better enable ISVs to meet customer needs," said Walid Abu-Hadba, corporate vice president of the Developer & Platform Evangelism Group at Microsoft. "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."
Deltek® (NASDAQ: PROJ) is the leading provider of enterprise applications software designed specifically for project-focused businesses. For more than two decades, our software applications have enabled organizations to automate mission-critical business processes around the engagement, execution and delivery of projects. More than 12,000 customers worldwide rely on Deltek to measure business results, optimize performance, streamline operations and win new business. Visit http://www.deltek.com.
For further information contact:
VP of Strategic Communications, Deltek
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