DocPoint Solutions Further Distinguishes Itself by Earning a Microsoft Competency in Information Worker Solutions
Fulton, Md. – April 23, 2009 – DocPoint Solutions, Inc. (www.docpointsolutions.com), a subsidiary of Quality Associates, Inc., focused on providing Microsoft® SharePoint® to organizations that are looking to expand employee collaboration and increase the exchange of information, today announced it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program with a competency in Information Worker Solutions, recognizing DocPoint Solutions’ expertise and impact in the technology marketplace. As a Gold Certified Partner, DocPoint Solutions 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.
DocPoint Solutions Vice President Bob Dickerson, said “We are excited to announce DocPoint’s achievement of Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program. DocPoint strives to provide our clients with high-quality service and innovative, integrated solutions to ensure success with Microsoft SharePoint Server (MOSS). Our status as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner will continue to allow us to enhance the SharePoint deployment services, training, and implementation support we provide our customers in both the public and private sectors.” “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 DocPoint Solutions as a new Gold Certified Partner for demonstrating its expertise in providing customer satisfaction using Microsoft products and technology.”
As one of the requirements for attaining Gold Certified Partner status, DocPoint Solutions had to declare a Microsoft Competency. Microsoft Competencies are designed to help differentiate a partner’s capabilities with specific Microsoft technologies to customers looking for a particular type of solution. Each Competency has a unique set of requirements and benefits, formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the technology industry. The Information Worker Solutions Competency is for partners that have demonstrated proficiencies in Microsoft information worker technologies. These partners are equipped to address key customer challenges by developing solutions and deploying services based on the 2007 Microsoft Office system and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.
“Partners play a critical role in delivering solutions and applications to customers leveraging the Microsoft Office system,” said Jigish Avalani, managing director, Microsoft IW Partner Ecosystem. “The value of solutions competencies is that they enable Microsoft to deliver resources and training to partners meeting their customer needs. And for partners, the opportunity to highlight their expertise to customers is tremendous in the growing information worker solutions market.” 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 DocPoint Solutions, Inc.
DocPoint Solutions is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner that specializes in implementing, training, and supporting Microsoft Office SharePoint and its integrated suite of products. With a focus on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and document capture, the company provides a full range of consultative services and support to a wide range of federal, state, and local governments, as well as private and commercial enterprises seeking to fully utilize the inherent value of Microsoft SharePoint. DocPoint is also an approved SharePoint Deployment Planning Service Provider (SDPS).
By combining state-of-the-art solutions with document management expertise and innovative approaches to systems design and integration, DocPoint Solutions strives to ensure that clients attain new levels of effectiveness and productivity. The company is located in the heart of the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore technology corridor in Fulton, Maryland. For more information, call 301-490-7725 or visit www.docpointsolutions.com.