May 04, 2011 14:55 ET

SQL Server MVP and Popular Author Paul Turley Joins SolidQ

World-Recognized SQL Server and BI Expert Brings Valuable Experience

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - SolidQ is excited to announce the addition of Paul Turley, well-known SQL Server MVP and BI expert, to its team. Paul has been architecting and managing applications and business solutions for large and small businesses since 1992, developing custom database, BI, and reporting solutions for diverse industries. His expertise includes project lifecycle management, database modeling and design using SQL Server 6.0 and later, application development and user interface design, and enterprise BI solutions using SQL Server Reporting Services, Integration Services, and Analysis Services. He teaches; develops training courseware; speaks at key industry conferences, including Microsoft TechEd and The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS); contributes to several community forums; and has authored and co-authored numerous technical books, including Professional SQL Server Reporting Services (Wrox Press).

According to Paul, "SolidQ is the ideal place to continue my career. For me, it's all about the quality of the people I'll be working with -- so many of my recognized peers in the SQL Server and BI community."

Paul's experience includes SQL Server; BI design and development tools, including SSRS, SSAS and SSIS; data warehouse and database design; Visual Studio; .NET; SharePoint; and virtualization. He has worked closely with the Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services product group as a member of the SSRS-Insiders Advisory team focusing primarily on new BI features for SQL Server "Denali": Project Crescent and the enterprise BI semantic model.

Douglas McDowell, SolidQ CEO, North America, notes that "Paul's exceptional technical skills and unique business understanding will help him add value to every SolidQ client he engages with."

Erik Veerman, SolidQ BI Practice Director, is "honored to have Paul join the SolidQ team. He's the right addition at the right time."

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.

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