Slimware Utilities Further Distinguishes Itself by Earning Microsoft Competencies in ISV/Software Solutions and Mobility Solutions
D’Iberville, Miss., May 24, 2010 – Slimware Utilities, a cloud-based provider of data management and computer repair solutions, today announced it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program with competencies in ISV/Software Solutions and Mobility Solutions, recognizing Slimware Utilities’ expertise and impact in the technology marketplace. As a Gold Certified Partner, Slimware Utilities has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customers’ needs. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including access, training and support, giving them a competitive advantage in the channel.
Slimware Utilities provides software and services that clean, optimize, stabilize and update personal computers. The company’s flagship product, FixCleaner, recently received the prestigious Tucows 5-Cow award for its ability to combine all the tools necessary to repair a Windows-based computer system, protect user privacy and eliminate errors. In addition, the FixCleaner PC Performance Blog demonstrates the company’s ongoing dedication to providing customers with the highest-quality industry solutions and information.
“We’re proud to have attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program. This allows us to clearly promote our expertise and relationship with Microsoft to our customers,” said Bob Bryant, chief technology officer for Slimware Utilities. “The benefits provided through our Gold Certified Partner status will allow us to continue to enhance the offerings that we provide for customers.”
“Customers are looking for partner companies that can bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities,” said Allison Watson, corporate vice president of the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “They need to trust in a company that can act as an expert adviser for their long-term strategic technology plans. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners, which have certified expertise and direct training and support from Microsoft, can build a positive customer experience with our technologies. Today, Microsoft recognizes Slimware Utilities as a new Gold Certified Partner for demonstrating its expertise in providing customer satisfaction using Microsoft products and technology.”
As one of the requirements for attaining Gold Certified Partner status, Slimware Utilitieshad to declare a Microsoft Competency. Microsoft Competencies are designed to help differentiate a partner’s capabilities with specific Microsoft technologies to customers looking for a particular type of solution. Each Competency has a unique set of requirements and benefits, formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the technology industry.
The ISV/Software Solutions Competency recognizes the skill and focus partners bring to a particular solution set. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners that have obtained this competency have a successful record of developing and marketing packed software based on Microsoft technologies. Partners that attain the Mobility Solutions Competency have proven expertise in developing and deploying Windows Mobile-based solutions and applications using Microsoft products, including Windows Mobile software for Pocket PC and Smartphone.
The Microsoft Partner Program was launched in October 2003 and represents Microsoft’s ongoing commitment to the success of partners worldwide. The program offers a single, integrated partnering framework that recognizes partner expertise, rewards the total impact that partners have in the technology marketplace, and delivers more value to help partners’ businesses be successful.
About Slimware Utilities
Slimware Utilities uses cloud-based technology to provide software and services that clean and connect widely distributed operating systems and applications. By providing products that improve interoperability, establish connections and increase efficiencies among consumers’ Internet devices, Web browsers, hardware and other peripherals, Slimware Utilities improves how consumers manage and interact with their data – whether on their PC, netbook, tablet or other mobile device.
Slimware Utilities products organize data and establish smoother, faster compatibility between operating systems and devices to help all of a consumer’s computing functions run better, faster and more effectively. Headquartered near Biloxi, Mississippi, Slimware Utilities’ cloud-based computing gives consumers a more integrated, holistic online experience. For more information, please visit www.slimwareutilities.com.
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