RESAAS Services Inc.

September 16, 2011 17:29 ET

RESAAS Achieves a Microsoft Silver ISV/Software Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network

RESAAS Earns Distinction through Demonstrated Technology Success and Customer Commitment

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2011) - RESAAS Services Inc. (CNSX:RSS), An Enterprise Social Network for Real Estate Professionals, Mortgage Specialists, Home Buyers and Sellers, is pleased to announce that it has achieved a Silver ISV/Software Competency in Microsoft's Partner Network. To earn a Microsoft Silver Competency, partners must complete a set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, submit customer references and employ a required number of Microsoft Certified Professionals who are skilled on current technology relevant for the competency.

"This Silver Competency showcases our expertise in today's technology market and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft and their products," said Tom Rossiter, VP of Engineering at RESAAS.

"By achieving a Silver Competency partners have proven themselves as specialized technology experts with the skills needed to best serve customers," said Jon Roskill, Corporate VP of Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. "The Silver Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network is designed to help customers identify services and solution providers that have demonstrated proof of their capability to deliver quality outcomes and customer satisfaction."

The Microsoft Silver Competency defines partners' success as technology market leaders within a specific technology competency, with each competency having a unique set of requirements and benefits formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the industry. Requirements for the Silver Competency are comparable to the formerly recognized Microsoft Certified Partner criteria. All 29 Microsoft technology competencies differentiate a partner's specific technology capabilities, helping customers find qualified solution providers with expertise in discrete areas quickly and easily.

ISV/Software Competency
Through the Microsoft Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software competency, partners can gain access to the latest technology, market opportunities, and sales and marketing resources that have been specifically created with ISVs in mind. From planning the development cycle to supporting your customers, partners will have the tools and resources needed to build innovative solutions and bring them to market.

The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that deliver products and services through the Microsoft platform with the training, resources and support they need to provide their customers superior experience and outcomes.

Azure Platform Ready
RESAAS Services Inc is certified as Microsoft Platform Ready for the Windows Azure Platform.
Microsoft Platform Ready is proud to recognize RESAAS Services Inc. for their compatible application on Windows Azure and SQL Azure.

"Microsoft's Azure infrastructure provides RESAAS with the ability to scale automatically as required. It is the perfect hosting solution to compliment our stack of enterprise-grade Microsoft technologies that makeup the RESAAS Platform."
Tom Rossiter, VP of Engineering at RESAAS.

RESAAS is a technology company incorporated in British Columbia on June 4, 2009 and has created an enterprise social network for real estate professionals, mortgage specialists, home buyers and sellers to connect and communicate in real time.

The RESAAS platform consists of a collection of interactive, real-time services including an enterprise professional network, real estate question and answers service, listing database, and social synchronization capabilities. All of the services can also be accessed via RESAAS' mobile apps on the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone and the iPad.

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