DRC Receives Microsoft Gold ISV and Silver ISV Distinctions

         DRC Receives Microsoft Gold ISV and Silver ISV Distinctions

DRC earns distinction and market leadership through demonstrated technology
success and customer commitment.

PR Newswire

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 19, 2012

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Decision Research Corporation
(DRC), a technology leader specializing in insurance software development
solutions, today announced it has attained Gold and Silver ISV competencies,
demonstrating a "best-in-class" ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp.
customers' evolving needs in today's dynamic business environment and
distinguishing itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft's partner
ecosystem. A portfolio of competencies showcases that DRC is committed to
focusing on in-demand, business solution areas, along with ensuring it can
meet the evolving needs of customers because of market changes.

To earn a Microsoft competency, partners must successfully complete exams
(resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals) to prove their level of
technology expertise and, for gold competencies, designate these certified
professionals uniquely to one Microsoft competency, ensuring a certain level
of staffing capacity. Partners must also submit customer references that
demonstrate successful projects and pass technology and/or sales assessments.
For gold competencies, partners must also implement a yearly customer
satisfaction study and, for many competencies, meet a revenue commitment.

DRC leads the way in insurance technology and services with over 30 years of
experience successfully implementing innovative and configurable software
solutions for the P&C Insurance Industry, Governments, and private companies
across the US. Through Microsoft competency achievements, DRCis able to
provide clients with innovative software solutions utilizing the latest in
technology.GameChanger™ - DRC's flagship insurance solution - is built on a
Microsoft .NET framework, which provides a flexible, scalable platform to
quickly and efficiently accommodate changes in today's business environment.

Karen Yamamoto, President, Decision Research Corporation offers, "We are
pleased to be able to maintain our Gold and Silver ISV competencies with
Microsoft, which exemplifies our ongoing commitment to excel in the industry,
and develop successful software solutions for our clients.Our Microsoft Gold
and Silver ISV competencies also reflect our DRC's expert knowledge of
Microsoft and its products. We are committed and look forward to providing the
highest level of service and satisfaction to our clients."

"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.

Attaining the Microsoft Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software competency
demonstrates partner expertise in developing applications based on Microsoft
solutions. Equipped with exclusive training, the latest software, and support
on Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server, Windows 7 and Microsoft cloud
services, these partners are equipped to develop innovative solutions to meet
their customers' needs.

The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to
showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better
serve customers and, with 640,000 Microsoft partners in their ecosystem, to
easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.

About DRC

DRC is an experienced and trusted technology leader specializing in software
development solutions for the P&C insurance industry.DRC successfully and
consistently implements solutions for insurers writing personal, commercial,
and specialty lines of business. From small startupsto clients with written
premium in excess of $5 Billion, clients trust DRC solutions for their rating,
quoting, billing, policy administration and claims needs, and to enjoy an
impressive return on investment. For more information about DRC, visit

SOURCE Decision Research Corporation

Website: http://www.decisionresearch.com
Contact: Rick Young, +1-808-949-8316 x120, rickyoung@decisionresearch.com
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