March 30, 2011 08:02 ET

EXTEDO Attains Microsoft Gold ISV / Software Competency in the Microsoft Partner Program

OTTOBRUNN, GERMANY--(Marketwire - March 30, 2011) - EXTEDO, a key eRegulatory Affairs solutions provider for life sciences firms, is pleased announce the attainment of the Microsoft Gold ISV Competency under the new stringent Microsoft Partner Program guidelines. As a Gold Certified Partner, EXTEDO has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customers' evolving needs in today's rapidly changing business environment.

To earn a Microsoft Gold Competency under the new guidelines that were announced in 2010, firms must have Microsoft Certified Professionals on staff, pass a rigorous set of tests to prove technology expertise, submit customer references, and participate in annual customer satisfaction surveys.

Gold Certified Partners are the top level of Microsoft solutions partners and receive a rich set of benefits, including access to specialized tools, training and support.

"The gold accreditation demonstrates our close working relationship with Microsoft and our commitment to developing innovative eRegulatory solutions that leverage Microsoft technology," stated Tore Bergsteiner, CEO for EXTEDO. "Being recognized Gold Partner validates to our customers, prospects and partners that EXTEDO has attained the highest level of competence and expertise in Microsoft technologies."

"By achieving Gold Certified Partner status EXTEDO has achieved the highest level of the partner program," said Sandra Schädel, Inside Partner Account Manager Software Partner from Microsoft. "The Microsoft partner program provides software vendors with the right resources to build and support leading edge solutions that take full advantage of Microsoft platform technologies."

EXTEDO will be hosting eRA 2011 Europe (formerly called OPENeCTD), an eRegulatory Conference, in Peguera, Majorca, Spain on April 13 through April 14, 2011. For more information on the eRA 2011 Europe, including a detailed agenda and hotel reservations, click HERE.


EXTEDO is the key solutions and services provider in the field of eRegulatory Affairs. The complete EXTEDOsuite is unique in all that it covers: Product Registration Planning & Tracking, Submission Management, Pharmacovigilance Management, Labelling Management, and Document Management.

EXTEDO provides configurable off-the-shelf products, as well as customized and integrated solutions. EXTEDO also provides EURS is Yours, the validation, review and approval system for the EMA and more than 25 Regulatory Authorities worldwide.

Today EXTEDO serves more than 700 customers in 57 countries ranging from small companies with less than 25 employees to large multi-national organizations. EXTEDO operates in the following areas of life sciences: pharmaceutical, biotech and biopharma, generics, homeopathics, medical devices, healthcare, and public sector. EXTEDO is recognized as the worldwide leader in each of its areas of operation.

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