Pangea Consulting Accepted Into New Microsoft Certified Partner Program
San Jose, California, February 21, 2001 - Pangea Consulting, an organization specializing in IT Consulting and system integration, today received official notification of acceptance into the 2001 Microsoft Certified Partner program.
Microsoft Certified Partners are independent companies that provide IT services and IT products based on Microsoft technologies to corporate, government and small business customers. The Microsoft Certified Partner Program is worldwide in scope and is considered one of the most important resources for enabling Microsoft solutions.
Microsoft Certified Partners are provided with Microsoft Product licenses for internal and marketing use, extensive technical training and support, access to pre-release product information and program codes, sales and marketing resources, and direct communications with Microsoft staff. They also participate in joint marketing opportunities. The Microsoft Certified Partner Program is designed to increase members' technical competency and business proficiency.
Michael Tharenos, President and CEO of Pangea Consulting concluded the process last week and pronounced, "We are very excited about the 2001 Microsoft Certified Partner Program. It promises to reach a broader base of customers. We are hopeful that this ongoing partnership will help us attain our corporate goals for this year."
"Microsoft's success depends entirely on our partners," said Ian Rogoff, vice president of the Enterprise Partner Group at Microsoft. "We will continue to increase our investment in our certified partners to ensure that they keep investing in Microsoft as their technology platform and partner of choice. With our current technology, the new .NET Enterprise Server platform and the expanded Microsoft Certified Partner Program, we have the ideal combination for partner and customer success."
Founded in 1990, Pangea Consulting is an organization specializing in IT consulting, support and system administration.
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