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Global Graphics Achieves Microsoft Gold Independent Software Vendor Competency

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Acton, MA, – Global Graphics Software, a leading developer of printing, PDF and electronic document software, today announced it has achieved a Gold Independent Software Vendor Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft customers' evolving needs in today's dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft Gold Competency, organizations must complete a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, have the right number of Microsoft Certified Professionals, submit customer references and demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction by participating in an annual survey.

Global Graphics Software develops innovative printing and electronic document solutions for ISVs and IHVs. It specializes in Page Description Languages, including PDF, XPS, PostScript and PCL, and has a portfolio of technologies for document viewing, editing, conversion and printing. An acknowledged expert in its field Global Graphics' technology enables its customers to achieve the quality and performance required for their market-leading applications which include solutions from HP, Kodak, Agfa, Corel, Fuji Xerox and Quark.

Elan Lennard, director of quality assurance for Global Graphics Software says, "We are extremely pleased to have attained a Gold competency in the Microsoft Partner Network. It strengthens Global Graphics' ongoing relationship with Microsoft and further reinforces our successful record of developing and marketing world class print and electronic document 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."

The Microsoft Gold Competency signifies to the market that a company has demonstrated the highest level of skill and achievement within a given technology specialization. All 29 Microsoft competencies are designed to help differentiate a partner's specific technology capabilities, helping customers find solution providers quickly and easily. Each competency has a unique set of requirements and benefits, formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the industry.

ISV/Software Competency
Through the Microsoft Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software competency, you can gain access to the latest technology, market opportunities, and sales and marketing resources that have been specifically created with ISVs in mind. From planning the development cycle to supporting your customers, you will have the tools and resources you need to build innovative solutions and bring them to market.

The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to equip organizations that deliver products and services based on the Microsoft platform with the training, resources and support they need to provide their customers a superior experience and outcomes.


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