Mumbai, India (PressExposure) February 22, 2012 -- MAIA Intelligence Pvt. Ltd., today announced it has attained a Gold Independent Software Vendor and Business Intelligence competency, 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.
To earn a Microsoft gold competency, partners must successfully complete exams (resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals) to prove their level of technology expertise, and then designate these certified professionals uniquely to one Microsoft competency, ensuring a certain level of staffing capacity. They also must submit customer references that demonstrate successful projects (along with implementing a yearly customer satisfaction study), meet a revenue commitment, and pass technology and/or sales assessments.
MAIA Intelligence, with its team of technocrats offers products in BI space on Microsoft technology. MAIA's vision to democratize BI from experts few to masses has now become reality with its 1KEY software solutions. Attaining the Microsoft Business Intelligence competency demonstrates MAIA Intelligence's expertise in designing, developing and implementing business intelligence solutions that allow customers to monitor, analyze and plan business performance based on actionable business insight. Equipped with exclusive training, the latest software, and support on solutions around Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft Visio 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010, partners help their customers set their organization apart from the competition.
"This Microsoft Gold ISV and BI competency showcases our expertise in and commitment to today's Business Intelligence technology market and demonstrates our deep knowledge of Microsoft and its products," said Sanjay Mehta, CEO, MAIA Intelligence. "We plan to accelerate our customers' success by providing BI technology for their business demands."
"By achieving a gold competency, partners have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology," said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. "These partners have a deep expertise that puts them in the top 1 percent of our partner ecosystem, and their proficiency will help customers drive innovative solutions on the latest Microsoft technology."
Attaining the Microsoft Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software competency demonstrates MAIA Intelligence's 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 MAIA Intelligence:
Founded in 2006 MAIA Intelligence is a software product company in Business Intelligence (BI) space. Its 1KEY BI product offering put MAIA on the radar of NASSCOM which featured it in its 100 IT Innovators 2007 list and 1KEY Agile BI Suite was featured in Microsoft Solution Directory. 1KEY became the first Indian BI product to be recognized by NICSI for tender by the GoI. Gartner's Hype Cycle for ICT in India, BI Trends and Emerging technology Analysis report mentioned MAIA. It has also a finalist in Red Herring Asia 100. MAIA won the award for India's Most Trusted IT Vendor in BI category by Survey from The CTOForum. MAIA acclaimed as the 'Most Successful Startup' to watch out by both the readers and the editorial board of I.T. Magazine in 2009. The Government NIC BIDW division has recommended MAIA 1KEY for a National Award from TDB. MAIA Intelligence has become a Microsoft ISV Case Study as it garnered the Compatibility Testing logo with Windows 7. Red Herring Asia 100 Winner & Forbes.com mentioned MAIA Intelligence as a company to watch. MAIA has also won the Microsoft Innovation Award 2010 for ISVs. It became a managed partner of Microsoft and was a finalist for the UTV Bloomberg CXO Award. Certified by Indiamart ET - Leaders of Tomorrow, the company crossed a milestone of 45,000 users for 1KEY BI.