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Magenium Solutions Achieves a Microsoft Silver Management and Virtualization Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network

A Distinction Earned Through Demonstrated Technology Success and Customer Commitment

WHEATON, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/13 -- Magenium Solutions, LLC, a Chicago-based IT services firm, today announced it has achieved a Silver Management & Virtualization Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft customers' evolving needs in today's dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft silver competency, a partner must complete a set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, submit customer references and demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction by participating in an annual survey.

Magenium Solutions is a Chicago-based IT services firm that delivers a wide-range of business focused technology solutions that improve operational efficiencies, enhance customer service and align with corporate growth strategies. In addition to the Microsoft Silver Portals & Collaboration competency, Magenium also holds Microsoft Silver competencies in Collaboration & Content, Communications, CRM, Identity & Access and Messaging.

"The Microsoft Management and Virtualization competency showcases our expertise in Microsoft System Center, Windows Server and Hyper-V products," said Tom Egan, VP of Services, Magenium Solutions. "Our goal is to help our customers achieve success with a familiar, supported, and cost-effective technology platform to help them improve datacenter operations, deliver reliable services, and lower costs. The Management and Virtualization competency demonstrates our expertise in delivering next-generation automation solutions such as private cloud, management and virtualization services that will help our customers leverage the value from their desktop and datacenter investments."

"By achieving a silver competency, partners have proven themselves as specialized technology experts with the skills needed to best serve customers," said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. "The silver competency in the Microsoft Partner Network is designed to help customers identify services and solution providers that have demonstrated proof of their capability to deliver quality outcomes and customer satisfaction."

The Microsoft silver competency defines partners' success as technology market leaders within a specific technology competency, with each competency having a unique set of requirements and benefits formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the industry. Requirements for the silver competency are comparable to the formerly recognized Microsoft Gold Certified Partner criteria. All of the 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 Magenium Solutions

Magenium Solutions is the IT services firm based in Chicago that is dedicated to delivering technology solutions that solve problems and move business forward making us a trusted partner to hundreds of businesses nationwide. Magenium holds several Microsoft competencies which place us in the top 5% of Microsoft partners worldwide for our expertise. We help clients grow their business, be more productive, stay competitive and reduce costs through the use of technology. To learn more, visit www.magenium.com or email [email protected]. Connect with Magenium on Facebook.com/Magenium and Twitter @magenium.

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