Compugen Inc.

Compugen Inc.

June 24, 2009 09:27 ET

Compugen Honoured as 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards Winner in Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Windows Desktop Deployment

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 24, 2009) - Today, Compugen proudly announced it has been selected as a 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards winner in Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Windows Desktop Deployment. The company was chosen out of an international field of top Microsoft partners as delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology.

Harry Zarek, Compugen's founder and current President and CEO, described the honour as "icing on the cake" of an excellent year for Compugen, in designing solutions, selling the associated software (Compugen is a Large Account Reseller) and deploying the technology. "I can't say enough about the competence of our team, solution architects, delivery people, sales and management-certified, experienced, creative and flexible-who time after time craft, describe, sell and deliver solutions that address our customers' precise requirements with the best technology. To be recognized by Microsoft as best in the world-in three different areas over three years-speaks to an extraordinary capacity to innovate. From our technicians at the customer site through our solution designers, marketing and sales staff, right on to our senior management, we should all take pride both in the award and in the accomplishments it signifies."

Awards will be presented in a number of categories, with winners chosen from a pool of nearly 2,000 entrants worldwide. The Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Windows Desktop Deployment Partner of the Year award recognizes partners with proven expertise in helping customers migrate to a Windows Vista Optimized Desktop. Apply for this award if you have successfully deployed Microsoft technologies with Windows Vista, Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, and System Center to help customers more efficiently and cost-effectively manage their desktop assets, support their users, manage security, and deploy new applications.

To be eligible for this award, you must:

-Be active in the Advanced Infrastructure Solutions competency, Windows Desktop Deployment specialization.

-First profile your nominated solutions in Partner Solution Profiler.

"Compugen has created unique and innovative solutions for their customers, utilizing a wide variety of Microsoft deployment technologies," said Corinne Sharp, National Director, Partner Channel, Microsoft Canada. "Microsoft is proud to recognize Compugen as the Advanced Infrastructure Solutions and Windows Desktop Deployment partner of the year. Compugen has successfully delivered many customer migrations utilizing their Pathways to Desktop Deployment solution with a high level of satisfaction."

The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the last year.

About Compugen

Compugen is Canada's largest privately-owned and operated IT solution and service provider. Founded in 1981 by its current president and CEO, Harry Zarek, Compugen provides practical, real-world solutions and a comprehensive customer-focused portfolio of support services. Delivering national coverage with offices from coast to coast, Compugen's experienced team of IT professionals helps mid-sized and large corporations and government agencies across Canada with enterprise-level solutions that optimize IT costs and leverage technology for better business results. Compugen is a top-level partner in Canada for Cisco, Citrix, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, VMware, Xerox and other technology leaders.

Compugen has won Partner of the Year from Microsoft for three years running. Last year, Compugen was named Microsoft's Worldwide Partner of the Year for Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Exchange Migration and Deployment, and in 2007 it was named Worldwide Partner of the Year for Information Worker Solutions, Office Systems Desktop Deployment. Compugen, as a Large Account Reseller (LAR) of Microsoft Software, is able to furnish both the software and associated services in support of the advanced technology solutions it designs and deploys.

Complete information on Compugen IT infrastructure solutions and services can be found at www.compugen.com. Further information about the Worldwide Partner Conference Awards is found at www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/wwpc/default.aspx

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