Smartronix Continues Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Status

California, Maryland – 08 July 2008 – Smartronix has once again attained Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status which recognizes the highest level of solutions partnerships which Microsoft awards.

Smartronix achieved Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in four competencies: Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Network Infrastructure Solutions, Information Worker Solutions, and Security Solutions. Gold certification in these competencies means that Smartronix has demonstrated superior levels of capabilities implementing Microsoft technologies successfully. Smartronix has reached this status by meeting Microsoft’s guidelines for developer certification, significant real-world experience, and independently verified customer references. These certified competencies demonstrate evidence of expertise in implementing key Microsoft solutions including Exchange, Active Directory, Office SharePoint Server, SQL Server, Systems Management Server, and .NET application development.

By being a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Smartronix has high-level access to Microsoft in terms of support and new product releases. Through engagement with Microsoft, partners have in-depth access to a variety of exclusive resources and early product information. Resources include priority access to a support team of Microsoft certified systems engineers, non-disclosure evaluation of new products and technologies, as well as planning tools and events to keep up to speed on the latest Microsoft product developments and future direction.

When asked about the partner status, Robert Groat, Chief Technology Officer said "This award highlights the high level of expertise we offer our clients. Smartronix has been and continues to be on the forefront of implementing advanced Microsoft solutions in some of the world’s most complex enterprises."