MANTIS TECHNOLOGY GROUP Attains Gold Certified Partner Status in Microsoft Partner Program
Mantis Further Distinguishes Itself by Earning Key Microsoft Competencies
KIRKLAND, WA - August 26th, 2008 - Mantis Technology Group, Inc., one of the Northwest's fastest growing information technology solution providers, today announced it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program with competencies in data management, business process integration, SOA and business intelligence, recognizing Mantis' expertise and impact in the technology marketplace. As a Gold Certified Partner, Mantis 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.
Mantis has repeatedly demonstrated its competency in a number of key solution areas by delivering Microsoft based solutions to key clients across multiple vertical industries including interactive media, financial services, gaming, telecommunications, health care and retail. These clients provided Microsoft with customer references as part of the Gold-Level application process.
"We are extremely pleased to have attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program. This allows us to clearly promote our expertise and relationship with Microsoft to our clients," said Doug Turner, CEO, Mantis Technology Group, Inc. "The benefits provided through our Gold Certified Partner status will allow us to continue to enhance the offerings that we provide for clients."
Mantis has emerged as a leading software solution provider on the west coast. Demand for the company's expertise and experience in key areas including data management, business process, business intelligence, system integration, project management and SOA, has afforded Mantis the opportunity to work with clients nationwide.
"Customers are looking for partner companies that can bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities," said Allison Watson, corporate vice president of the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. "They need to trust in a company that can act as an expert adviser for their long-term strategic technology plans. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners, which have certified expertise and direct training and support from Microsoft, can build a positive customer experience with our technologies. Today, Microsoft recognizes Mantis as a new Gold Certified Partner for demonstrating its expertise in providing customer satisfaction using Microsoft products and technology."
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.
About Mantis Technology Group, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Mantis Technology Group, Inc. (www.mantis-tgi.com) is a software solution provider that assists its clients by helping reduce expenses and increase efficiency via practical software solutions and consulting services. Mantis delivers end to end project needs including project management, software architecture, analysis & design, development, testing, integration, deployment, and security consulting. Mantis also specializes in business intelligence including data management, dashboard design, data architecture and real-time reporting. With its Adaptive Development LifeCycle methodology based on the Agile and Scrum Project Management methods, Mantis has positioned itself to successfully deliver solutions within the business environment of its clients. The company's clients include AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T), Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT), Cutter & Buck, Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle and SNAP-In Software Inc. Mantis is headquartered in Kirkland, Washington.
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