Profiles International Achieves a Microsoft Silver Web Development Competency

WACO, TX, March, 6, 2013 — Profiles International, industry leader in assessment solutions, today announced it has achieved a Silver Web development competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment.

To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications. And to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft requires customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction. Profiles International customers benefit in that these products and services have an enhanced level of technology and infrastructure support.

“This Microsoft Silver Web Development competency showcases our expertise in today’s technology market and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft and its products,” said Sia Ahmadzadeh, senior vice president of IT and Product Services at Profiles International. “Our Microsoft competency guarantees us early and deep access to emerging technologies and advanced engineering support for the platforms that our assessment products are developed and operated on.”

“By achieving a silver competency, organizations have proven their expertise in specific technology areas, placing them among the top 5 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide,” said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “When customers look for an IT partner to meet their business challenges, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. These are highly qualified professionals with access to Microsoft technical support and product teams.”

Attaining the Microsoft Web Development competency demonstrates partner expertise in developing Web-enabled solutions based on the latest technologies. Equipped with exclusive training, the latest software, and support on Windows Server with Internet Information Services, HTML5, Microsoft.NET Framework, Microsoft Silverlight, and Microsoft SQL Server, partners create solutions for customers to help operate their business more efficiently and effectively.

The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and, with 640,000 Microsoft partners in their ecosystem, to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.

Profiles International helps organizations worldwide create high-performing workforces by specializing in a comprehensive suite of employee assessments and performance management solutions. Profiles’ clients gain a competitive advantage by understanding their people at the deepest levels. This helps them select the right people for the right role and manage them to their fullest potential.