CDC Software (CHINA) has further strengthened its relationship with Microsoft (MSFT) after attaining Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status in China and Japan. This follows the company's March announcement that its Hong Kong operation has been granted the same certification, the highest level of accreditation given to Microsoft partners in recognition for their ability to significantly contribute to customers' business success and their delivery of solutions.
China and Japan are the fastest growing markets for CDC Software in the region. Solutions offered include Executive Suite Business Performance Management (BPM) and Business Intelligence (BI), Pivotal Customer Relationship Management (CRM), iRennaisance Enterprises Resources Planning (ERP), and Platinum Human Resources and Payroll (HRP). The strengths of these CDC's Software products and solutions, as demonstrated by successful customer deployments, were one of the keys to obtaining Microsoft Gold Certification.
Microsoft Gold accreditation means that customers will be able to access CDC Software's core solutions in the Microsoft Partner Directory providing easy accessibility to product information and support. In addition, customers now have access to direct engagements with Microsoft certified professionals since one of the requirements of Microsoft Gold Certification is having a partner's staff pass Microsoft's Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) examination and other Microsoft professional certifications.
CDC Software is currently working on having its Thailand subsidiary obtain Microsoft Gold Certified Partner accreditation with further plans to certify all of its Asian subsidiaries within this year.