Avtex Achieves Four Gold, Six Silver Competencies in Microsoft Partner Network

  Avtex Achieves Four Gold, Six Silver Competencies in Microsoft Partner

Avtex earns distinction and market leadership through demonstrated technology
                       success and customer commitment

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- May 16, 2012

Avtex, a provider of integrated interaction solutions, announced today it has
attained a total of 10 competencies in the Microsoft Partner Network. The
combination of four gold and six silver competencies demonstrates Avtex’s
unique blend of both breadth and depth within the Microsoft partner program.

To earn a Microsoft Gold or Silver Competency, a partner must prove their
level of technology expertise by successfully completing certification exams,
submit customer references demonstrating successful projects, and implement an
annual customer satisfaction survey.

Avtex has achieved the following 10 Microsoft competencies:

Gold Competencies

  *Portals and Collaboration
  *Digital Marketing
  *Customer Relationship Management

Silver Competencies

  *Content Management
  *Web Development
  *Software Development
  *Midmarket Solution Provider

“Being experts in Microsoft Technologies is key to our mission of helping our
clients deliver the best experience to their customers through technology
innovation.” Said George Demou, President of Avtex. “Earning 10 Microsoft
competencies puts us in elite company within the Microsoft partner community
and is a reflection of both the quality and scale of our consulting team.”

“By achieving a portfolio of competencies, partners demonstrate deep expertise
and consistent capability on the latest Microsoft technology,” said Jon
Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp.
“These partners show true commitment to meeting customer technology needs
today and into the future.”

All 28 Microsoft technology competencies differentiate a partner’s specific
technology capabilities, helping customers find qualified solution providers
with expertise in discrete areas quickly and easily.

About Avtex
Avtex, a Pohlad Family Company, is a provider of customer experience solutions
that enable businesses to optimize interactions with their customers,
employees, partners and prospects through communication and collaboration
technologies. As a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner™ and Interactive
Intelligence Platinum Elite Partner™, Avtex has deep capabilities in contact
center, UC, CRM, portals and collaboration, notification, infrastructure
solutions and application development. Avtex has over 1,200 customers in seven
countries with offices located across the country. Find out more about Avtex
online at www.avtex.comor follow Avtex on Twitter atwww.twitter.com/avtex.


Media Contact:
Beth Ingebretson, 952-646-0780
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