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Microsoft Certified Partner Status Strengthens Webcom, Inc. Strategy
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 18, 2005 Webcom, Inc., a leader in simplified quote-to-order enablement for the selling of complex products and services, today announced it has earned certified status in Microsoft Corp.’s Partner Program recognizing Webcom’s expertise and total impact in the technology marketplace. As a Certified Partner, Webcom, Inc. has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customer needs. Microsoft Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits including access, training, and support that give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
WebSource CPQ, Webcom’s flagship product, is designed to help drive increased revenues and margins, increased customer satisfaction, reduced costs and improved productivity. Requiring nothing more than a web browser, WebSource CPQ allows users to easily and skillfully configure, price, quote and order, addressing the complex needs of their customers. WebSource CPQ has broad applicability, whether you are a manufacturer of industrial automation and controls or a software provider looking for common quotation practices throughout your direct and indirect channels.
Only companies that have demonstrated high levels of customer service, proved their experience and attained advanced certification receive the designation of Microsoft Certified Partner,” said Allison Watson, vice president of the Worldwide Partner Sales and Marketing Group at Microsoft. “Today, Microsoft recognizes Webcom for its skills and expertise in providing customer satisfaction with Microsoft products and technology.”
“We are extremely pleased to have earned certified status in the Microsoft Partner Program. The certified status allows us to clearly promote our expertise and relationship with Microsoft to our customers,” said Aleks Ivanovic, president of Webcom, Inc. “The benefits provided through our certified membership will allow us to continue to enhance the offerings that we provide for customers.”
The Microsoft Partner Program was launched in December 2003 and represents Microsoft’s ongoing commitment to the success of partners worldwide. The Microsoft Partner Program offers a single, integrated partnering framework that recognizes partner expertise, rewards the total impact that partners have in the technology marketplace, and delivers more value to help partners’ businesses be successful.
About Webcom, Inc.
Webcom, Inc. provides software solutions that simplify the quote-to-order process for the selling of complex products and services. Requiring only a browser, WebSource CPQ allows customers to configure, price, quote and propose their offerings across multiple sales and distribution channels, anytime, anywhere. WebSource CPQ not only handles the traditional bill of material, routing and diagram generation tasks frequently associated with product configurators, but also addresses the guided selling, proposal generation and multi-level channel management tasks associated with sales configurators. The solution helps drive increased revenues and margins, increased customer satisfaction, reduced costs and improved productivity. Companies utilizing Webcom’s products and services include Rockwell Automation, Danfoss, Corning Cable Systems, Verity, Grayhill and GE Industrial Systems. Founded in 1997, Webcom is a privately held corporation headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with offices in the USA and Europe. For more information, visit Webcom at http://www.webcominc.com or call 414-273-4442 (toll free 877-508-6323).