Winshuttle Achieves Microsoft Gold Portals and Collaboration Competency

Company demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through proven technology success and customer commitment

Bothell, WA – July 10, 2012 – Winshuttle is proud to announce its achievement of the highest Microsoft Partner Network membership: a Gold Portals and Collaboration competency. Together with its continued status as a partner with a Gold Independent Software Vendor competency, this recognition places Winshuttle among the elite 1 percent of more than 640,000 Microsoft partners worldwide.

Winshuttle offers software products that enable business users to automate critical ERP transactional processes, without programming. Combining the functionality of the Microsoft SharePoint collaboration platform with Winshuttle, customers get a rich environment for creating document and forms-centric workflow solutions to address process bottlenecks often associated with paper-based or document-based business processes.

“Winshuttle always aims to exceed the customer expectation by creating value-based solutions and providing the right consultancy and talent,” said Rajat Oberoi, co-founder and chief business development officer at Winshuttle. “Earning the Gold Portals and Collaboration competency showcases our expertise in Microsoft SharePoint, as well as our commitment to serving the needs of customers relying on Microsoft-based solutions.”

“The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to empower solution providers to succeed in today’s business environment. By achieving the prestigious Gold competency, participating companies are provided  with a rich set of benefits, including increased customer visibility through branding and accessibility, training and support,” said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “We are proud to put forth a program that provides the right resources to  help a company develop the expertise customers demand in today’s competitive market and also provides the community and infrastructure that can connect them to one another, lowering costs for all parties.”

To earn a Microsoft gold competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications, meet a revenue commitment, and pass technology and sales assessments. Additionally, Microsoft requires customer references that demonstrate successful projects along with implementing a yearly customer satisfaction study.