SysOpen Digia and Microsoft step up Partnership
Microsoft Gold Certified Partner
22.6.2006, The partnership between SysOpen Digia and Microsoft has deepened with SysOpen Digia achieving Gold Certified Partner Level in the Microsoft Partner Program. SysOpen Digia Plc is one of Finland’s largest Microsoft architecture-based software development partners.
In the Partner Program, SysOpen Digia provides solutions for business management and value-added services. SysOpen Digia’s range of services covers Microsoft’s main product areas. The Gold Certified Partnership means commitment to high quality in customer projects, certified development methods and profound technological knowledge.
“Microsoft’s products and SysOpen Digia’s expertise are a perfect combination that provides innovative and modern solutions supporting customers’ goals for business efficiency and competitive advantage. The partnership provides customers with excellent services and products throughout the software lifecycle”, says Ari Kemppainen, Director of SysOpen Digia’s integration business.
“Our partnership with SysOpen Digia supports Microsoft’s growth strategy. It enables better delivery reliability and flexibility in implementation and integration of our customer’s business critical systems. SysOpen Digia’s expertise and resources combined with Microsoft’s products, proven the best in the market, provide our customers with a new way to build a cost-effective enterprise architecture solution integrated with their business. Our user-friendly package solutions meet the everyday business challenges of various companies. Together with our partners, we turn our customers’ innovations into competitive advantage and cost-effectiveness”, states Steffan Schumacher, Microsoft’s Partner Program Director.
Microsoft Gold Certified Partners are at the highest level of the Microsoft Partner Program. These partners have invested in expert training and Microsoft certification and have demonstrated their Microsoft product expertise in their customer solutions.
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SysOpen Digia in brief
SysOpen Digia Plc is a modern end-to-end software house that specialises in integrated ICT solutions, smartphone and mobile R&D, outsourcing and telecom products and services. The company is based in Finland, operating globally and employing over 1,100 professionals. SysOpen Digia is listed on the Main List of the Helsinki Exchanges. www.sysopendigia.fi
Microsoft in brief
Microsoft, founded in 1975, is the world’s leading supplier of software products, solutions and services helping companies and people utilise the new possibilities offered by information technology in new, innovative ways. In Finland, Microsoft employs 200 people who, together with 3,000 partners, share the vision of helping their customers to create success based on Microsoft solutions. Worldwide, Microsoft employs ca. 70,000 people in 102 countries. Microsoft’s turnover in 2005 was 39.79 billion dollars.
Microsoft Partner Program comprises different levels as follows:
o Microsoft Gold Certified Partners are at the highest level of the Microsoft Partner Program. These partners have invested in expert training and Microsoft certification and demonstrated their Microsoft product expertise in their customer solutions. They have acquired a Microsoft Certificate for their software solutions, thus guaranteeing seamless interoperability in the Microsoft environment, or demonstrated a track record in technology solutions built in, and based on, the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003 operating system.
o Certified Partners are experts in using Microsoft technology as a component in their own products. Each of them has employees who are Microsoft Certified Professionals. Their products include consulting, system design, software development, training, support, volume licence sales and implementation services.
o Small and Medium Business Specialist partners are interested in expanding their sales and becoming the best local ICT experts in the SME sector. They have a strong interest and knowledge in supporting this sector and providing additional services. The also have a distinctive track record in Microsoft Small Business Server and Small Business Office product solutions.
- Contact Information
- Ari Kemppainen
- Director, Integration business
- SysOpen Digia Plc
- Contact via E-mail
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