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OSF Global Services Adds New Gold and Silver to its Portfolio of Microsoft Competencies

Solidifies position among top 1 percent of Microsoft's partner ecosystem

WOBURN, Mass., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OSF Global Services today announced it has extended its portfolio of Microsoft Competencies with the addition of Gold Application Integration, Gold Application Development and Silver Data Platform competencies. Adding to its existing portfolio of Silver OEM, Silver Devices and Deployment, Silver Midmarket Solution Provider, and Silver Server Platform competencies, OSF continues to demonstrate a best-in-class ability and commitment to meet Microsoft customers' evolving needs and distinguishes itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft's partner ecosystem.

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To earn these Microsoft competences, OSF staff successfully completed exams, resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals. Gold competencies also required OSF to designate these certified professionals uniquely to one Microsoft competency, ensuring a certain level of staffing capacity; submit customer references that demonstrate successful projects; and conduct a yearly customer satisfaction study.

"Achieving these Microsoft competencies showcases our expertise and commitment in today's technology market and reinforces our role as highly regarded technology integrators, consultants and application developers," said Gerard Szatvanyi, President and CEO of OSF Global Services. "Our plan has always been to accelerate our customers' success by serving as a trusted technology advisor for their growing business demands."

"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. 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 OSF Global Services
OSF has been delivering SLA-grade professional services since 2003, having established itself as a trusted advisor and technology integrator to clients in 17 countries across North America, Europe and Asia.  The company's forte is application development and technology integration across key markets, including Ecommerce, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Cloud.  Headquartered in Quebec, Canada, OSF has offices in the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, UK, Romania and Ukraine. This mix of onshore and offshore expertise offers comprehensive, follow-the-sun support for its clients. OSF Global Services is ISO 9001:2008 certified, Microsoft Certified, a Salesforce.com Consulting Partner, a Netsuite Solutions Partner and a Rackspace Hosting Member Partner.  For more information about the company's ecommerce expertise please visit www.osf-global.com .

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