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BroadSkill Attains Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Status

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BroadSkill, the UK's largest supplier of freelance trainers and a major IT solutions provider, today announced that it has attained Gold Certified status in the Microsoft Partner Programme, with competencies in data management and advanced infrastructure solutions. BroadSkill is the first Microsoft Gold Partner with these two competencies in the Chester area. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including access to training and support, giving them a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

BroadSkill Solutions provides custom and standard database applications based on Microsoft technology to a wide range of customers, and is particularly strong in the Police and Primary Care Trust markets. Projects are resourced from a network of over 1500 highly-skilled associate IT practitioners combined with strong central solutions and project management to the BroadSkill Solutions Framework. Because good database solutions need strong infrastructure support, the company recently hired two new Senior Network Consultants to help clients in establishing sound IT solutions.

"Customers are looking for partner companies that can bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities. They need to trust in someone 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," said Allison Watson, vice president of the Worldwide Partner Sales and Marketing Group at Microsoft Corp. "Today, Microsoft recognises BroadSkill as a new Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for demonstrating its expertise in providing customer satisfaction with Microsoft products and technology."

Stephen Fletcher, MD at BroadSkill, said: "This is an important milestone for our company. To gain Gold status we had to demonstrate both strong technical expertise and a track record of successful projects with our clients. With this independent label of quality, new customers can rest assured that their IT systems will be delivered to the highest standards. It's very gratifying that a small to medium sized business like ourselves can be recognised in this way.'