April 20, 2011 14:54 ET

Solid Quality Mentors Becomes SolidQ, Emphasizing Trusted Worldwide Expertise

Change Reflects Focus on Client Trust and Value Creation Through Exceptional Information Management Services Delivery

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Apr 20, 2011) - Solid Quality Mentors, a trusted and reliable global provider of expert information management services, today announced a new company name to reflect comprehensive service, solution and training offerings. Founded in the strength of the Solid Quality Mentors brand, the company will now be known as SolidQ, and will focus on data management, business intelligence, collaboration and advanced technology solutions for Microsoft's cloud and on-premise platforms.

"SolidQ sets the standard for information management services for the entire Microsoft platform," said Fernando G. Guerrero, CEO - Global of SolidQ. "Our streamlined name and fresh visual identity will help our clients better identify with our outstanding people; and our industry-best services will continue and expand. Our primary goal remains unchanged: to help clients maximize the value of their information management systems."

"Microsoft counts on partners to help deliver on the promise of customer enterprise success, built on Microsoft's rich application platform. SolidQ has been a key strategic partner for almost a decade, providing uniquely deep subject matter expertise. The renaming of the firm to SolidQ, with its new positioning and focus, captures this uniqueness," according to Mark Souza, General Manager -- Microsoft Business Platform Division.

SolidQ will continue to offer their distinguished training for Microsoft technologies on a global basis. Through SolidQ University, IT professionals and developers experience rich online and classroom learning experiences provided by dedicated staff with requisite real-world experience which equips and empowers students to continuously enhance their knowledge and skills.

With a strong heritage in advanced training, SolidQ has moved beyond education to a full-service consultancy with multiple disciplines. Key practice areas include Collaboration, Business Intelligence & Enterprise Data Warehousing, Data Tier Architecture & Development, and Performance Tuning and Optimization. Today, SolidQ has the most published and highly-awarded business intelligence (BI) and data management team with the largest percentage of Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) in the world.

About SolidQ
SolidQ sets the standard for information management services by providing the world's most trusted and reliable data management services, business intelligence, collaboration and advanced technology solutions for Microsoft's cloud and on-premise platforms. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with 10 Competencies (3 Gold, 7 Silver), the company employs many of the world's top technical experts, including over 50 recipients of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professionals (MVP) award or Regional Director recognition. These professionals serve more than 800 clients in 22 countries by helping them take advantage of the latest features for database and application deployments within Microsoft SQL Server, Business Intelligence, and .NET Development platforms. A key advisor and content provider to Microsoft, SolidQ experts have published more than thirty books and delivered countless speaking engagements at leading technical conferences around the world.

Since 2002, SolidQ's University has delivered education and training for the Microsoft Data Ecosystem™ by combining real-world consultants with academia and IT professionals.

Learn more about SolidQ at, call +1 800-757-6543 or email

SolidQ - Trusted Worldwide Expertise

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