SOURCE: Sierra Atlantic

August 15, 2007 15:08 ET

Sierra Atlantic, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Joins the Microsoft NXT Delivery Provider

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - August 15, 2007) - Sierra Atlantic, www.SierraAtlantic.com, a leader in offshoring enterprise applications, today announced that the company is now a Microsoft NXT delivery partner with a core expertise in Business Process Integration and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Software Solutions.

The NXT initiative was designed by Microsoft to assist ISVs in adopting the Microsoft platform and associated technologies such as Windows Server, the .Net Framework, SQL Server, BizTalk Server, SharePoint Portal Server and others. As part of NXT, Sierra Atlantic offers a focused range of solutions for ISVs including product strategy, product development, QA and testing, and support services.

Sierra Atlantic has established a dedicated Microsoft Center of Excellence (CoE) that builds solutions using existing and emerging Microsoft technologies and standards. The CoE comprises technical and functional teams with core technology and domain expertise in .Net technologies and business functions.

"We noticed that a majority of our Fortune 1000 customers are choosing Microsoft tools such as SharePoint, .Net and BizTalk to build several front-end applications to work with their complex back office applications like Oracle and SAP," said GK Murthy, SVP Enterprise Solutions, Sierra Atlantic. "The ease of development, support and agility from a user standpoint are the key business drivers to adopt a model that is pretty much driving the IT corporate standards. Sierra Atlantic is excited to be at the center stage of these initiatives."

"Sierra Atlantic is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner that focuses on the outsourced product development market," said Greg Urquhart, General Manager, ISV Partner at Microsoft Corp. "Including Sierra Atlantic as an NXT delivery partner will increase the capacity of Microsoft's expertise within the NXT initiative to the benefit of ISVs looking to adopt Microsoft technology into their packaged software solutions."

About Sierra Atlantic

Sierra Atlantic is the leader in offshoring enterprise applications and outsourced product development services, helping our customers optimizes their investments in enterprise business applications -- ERP, CRM and SCM -- from leading vendors such as Agile, Oracle and SAP. With expertise derived from deep R&D relationships with enterprise software leaders, we offer complete lifecycle e-business application management solutions -- development, implementation, integration, upgrade and support -- using our NShore™ methodology. We integrate these point solutions into Application Networks® that enable seamless business processes within and outside the enterprise. With over 750 highly satisfied customers since 1993, Sierra Atlantic is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Switzerland, Dubai, India, Malaysia and Singapore. For more information, please visit http://www.SierraAtlantic.com.

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