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Magenium Solutions

April 15, 2013 10:29 ET

Magenium Solutions Achieves a Gold Communications Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network

A Distinction Earned Through Demonstrated Technology Success and Customer Commitment

WHEATON, IL--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2013) - Magenium Solutions, LLC, a Chicago IT services firm, today announced it has achieved a Gold Communications Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft customers' evolving needs in today's dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft gold competency, organizations must complete a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, submit customer references and demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction by participating in an annual survey.

Magenium Solutions is a Chicago-based IT services firm that delivers a wide-range of business focused technology solutions that improve operational efficiencies, enhance customer service and align with corporate growth strategies. In addition to the Microsoft Gold Communications competency, Magenium also holds Microsoft Silver competencies in Collaboration & Content, Customer Relationship Management, Management & Virtualization and Messaging.

The Microsoft Communications competency helps you build a successful Lync practice and differentiates your expertise through distinguished branding, and takes advantage of the valuable program benefits and resources that help increase your value to current customers and expand your reach to new customers.

"We are excited about attaining the Microsoft Gold competency in the area of communications. This designation showcases our expertise and commitment to the Microsoft Unified Communications products," said Tom Egan, VP of Services, Magenium Solutions. "Our goal is to help our customers achieve success by providing a simple cost effective platform that enables them to have a consistent single client experience for presence, instant messaging, voice, video and a great meeting experience. The Microsoft Gold Communications competency demonstrates our expertise in delivering these solutions."

"The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to empower solution providers to succeed in today's business environment. By achieving the prestigious gold competency, participating companies are provided with a rich set of benefits, including increased customer visibility and accessibility, training and support," said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. "We are proud to put forth a program that provides the resources to help a company develop the expertise customers demand in today's competitive market and also provides the community and infrastructure that can connect them to one another, lowering costs for all parties."

The Microsoft gold competency signifies to the market that a company has demonstrated the highest level of skill and achievement within a given technology specialization. All of the Microsoft competencies are designed to help differentiate a partner's specific technology capabilities, helping customers find solution providers quickly and easily. Each competency has a unique set of requirements and benefits, formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the industry. To achieve a competency, partners must demonstrate and maintain a significantly more rigorous set of requirements than are required for other competencies.

About Magenium Solutions
Magenium Solutions is the Chicago IT Services firm that is dedicated to delivering technology solutions that solve problems and move business forward making us a trusted partner to hundreds of businesses nationwide. Magenium holds several Microsoft competencies which place us in the top 5% of Microsoft partners worldwide for our expertise. We help clients grow their business, be more productive, stay competitive and reduce costs through the use of technology. To learn more, visit or email Connect with Magenium on Facebook and Twitter @magenium.

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