FarSite today announced it has attained Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status

23rd February 2007

FarSite a Microsoft Gold Partner

FarSite is proud to announce that it has achieved Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status, the top tier in the Microsoft Partner Program. FarSite has additionally achieved the OEM Hardware Solution competency in the Microsoft Certified Partner Program, under the device manufacturing specialisation.

The Microsoft Partner Program represents Microsoft's ongoing commitment to the success of its partners worldwide. The program offers a single, integrated partnering framework that recognises partner expertise and rewards the total impact that partners have in the technology marketplace.

The OEM Hardware Solutions Competency is intended for partners that that design and manufacture hardware devices used as computer parts, peripherals or accessories. Partners that attain the OEM Hardware Solutions Competency are recognised for their expertise in delivering high-quality hardware solutions and are provided with information and tools needed to expand their market opportunities and maintain a competitive advantage in the industry.

Microsoft Quote: "Partners that acquire the OEM Hardware Solutions Competency have demonstrated expertise and have a track record of building high-quality hardware solutions that are designed and configured with the Microsoft technologies according to customer needs and supported to ensure customer satisfaction," said Kurt Kolb, vice president of Worldwide System Builder Channel and License Compliance at Microsoft. "These partners are able to closely engage with Microsoft and have access to specialized resources to help them meet and even surpass customer expectations."

FarSite Quote: "We are extremely pleased to have attained Microsoft Gold Certification and the OEM Hardware Solutions competency" said Steve Scott, Director at FarSite Communications in the UK and China. "As customers expand and upgrade their information technology assets, there is a demand for high-quality hardware solutions, optimised to run under a Microsoft environment. FarSite will continue enhancing our hardware products for use on the Microsoft platform including supporting Microsoft Windows Vista in 32 bit and 64 bit modes, allowing our customers to expand their market opportunities and maintain a competitive advantage in their industry."

Background

Headquartered in Basingstoke, FarSite also has a development office in China. FarSite is an independent leader in the design, development and manufacture of a wide range of high-quality, high-performance WAN cards and Communications appliances for corporate requirements. The company's product range addresses some of the industry's most challenging and advanced business technology needs. Products are in use worldwide. FarSite also provide software development and consultancy.


Press information from: Steve Scott, FarSite Communications.

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