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Symphony Services

April 13, 2011 09:52 ET

Symphony Services Celebrates Five Years of Microsoft Gold Certification

Milestone Underscores Company's Commitment and Expertise in Software Engineering for Microsoft Platforms

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 13, 2011) - Symphony Services today announced its fifth year of Microsoft Gold Certification, a milestone that has cemented the company's reputation as the de facto engineering services provider for major Microsoft software development projects. In the five years that Symphony has enjoyed Gold Certification, the company has migrated, modernized and architected hundreds of "whiteboard to market" Microsoft solutions across major platforms and technologies.

Microsoft Gold Certified Partners represent the top level of Microsoft solutions partners. Companies who reach Gold Certification have demonstrated their ability to reach the highest levels of technical expertise, strategic thinking and hands-on skills. Microsoft Certified Partners encompass a broad range of expertise to prioritize and effectively deliver cutting-edge technology solutions to the market. Symphony Services' Microsoft-centric team now comprises over one thousand Microsoft Certified Engineers, and has engineered hundreds of innovations spanning .NET, MS and other leading Microsoft technologies.

Symphony's Microsoft expertise spans the full software product development lifecycle. The company boasts deep experience in:

  • .NET-based architecturing, designing and development, as well as migration from other platforms
  • Application lifecycle management using VisualStudio 2010 and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Code assessment and solutioning
  • Business management solutioning using Dynamics CRM
  • End to end portal and content management solution building using Microsoft SharePoint
  • Test automation using MS Test and TFS
  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and cloud enablement and migration
  • Concentrated Azure expertise with custom offerings including:
    • Azure Assessment Service
    • Migration
    • Product development
    • Integration
    • Custom Management Console development

"Microsoft software is obviously one of the most highly deployed platforms in the world, and is central to many of our clients' software development objectives," said Sunil Gupta, Senior Vice President and Service Lines Head, Symphony Services. "We're extremely proud of the work we've completed on behalf of our clients and the significant domain experience we've acquired as a result of our close relationship with Microsoft."

About Symphony Services
Symphony Services is a leader in software product engineering services. The company's innovative Engineering Outcome Certainty™ engagement model offers a strict metrics-driven approach, ensuring complete alignment with clients' business objectives. This methodology is proven to help clients achieve a range of goals, from improving product line revenue to raising client satisfaction, increasing product innovations and reducing time-to-market.

The company's 3,500 employees globally support over 1,200 product releases annually, helping clients drive unparalleled innovation while bringing predictability to costs, schedules and quality of the outsourced engineering process. Symphony Services' capabilities across the full Product Development Lifecycle maximize the ROI for client engineering organizations while delivering market-leading products in Telecom, Healthcare, Energy, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Financial Services and Internet Commerce.

Symphony Services is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., with facilities in North America, India, Europe and China. For more information, please visit

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