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The Gold Club

As any company that has achieved the distinction can tell you, achieving Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status is no easy feat. Congratulations to the following companies that have recently joined Microsoft's most elite group of partners:

Centennial Software Ltd.
Based: Portland, Ore.
Line of Business: Developer of IT security and asset-management and discovery solutions
Founded: 1997
Attained Gold Certified Status: February 2007
Microsoft Competencies: Licensing Solutions; ISV/Software Solutions

Colson Technology LLC
Based: Redmond, Wash.
Line of Business: Business technology consultants providing IT management, support and training
Founded: 1994
Attained Gold Certified Status: August 2006
Microsoft Competencies: Advanced Infrastructure Solutions; Information Worker Solutions; Networking Infrastructure Solutions. Microsoft Small Business Specialist

Intesource Inc.
Based: Phoenix
Line of Business: Provider of information, services, and intelligent sourcing solutions
Founded: 1999
Attained Gold Certified Status: February 2007
Microsoft Competencies: Business Process and Integration Solutions; Data Management Solutions; ISV/Software Solutions; Mobility Solutions

McFadyen & Associates Inc.
Based: Raleigh, N.C.
Line of Business: Software developer with specialties in project-based and private label/wholesale solutions
Founded: 2000
Attained Gold Certified Status: February 2007
Microsoft Competencies: Advanced Infrastructure Solutions; Business Process and Integration Solutions; Custom Development Solutions; Data Management Solutions; Information Worker Solutions; Mobility Solutions

NetScope Inc.
Based: Irvine, Calif.
Line of Business: Interactive marketing agency specializing in Web site development and management, e-mail marketing and similar services
Founded: 1995
Attained Gold Certified Status: February 2007
Microsoft Competencies: Custom Development Solutions; Data Management Solutions

Parlano Inc.
Based: Chicago
Line of Business: Provider of persistent group chat solutions
Founded: 1997
Attained Gold Certified Status: February 2007
Microsoft Competencies: ISV/Software Solutions

PWI Inc.
Based: Red Bank, N.J.
Line of Business: Provider of software development solutions supporting core enterprise functions
Founded: 1993
Attained Gold Certified Status: February 2007
Microsoft Competencies: Data Management Solutions; ISV/Software Solutions

Has your company recently become Gold Certified for the first time? Let us know and we'll share the news. Send information to Executive Editor Anne Stuart, astuart@rcpmag.com, with "Gold Club" in the subject line.

About the Author

Anne Stuart, the former executive editor of Redmond Channel Partner, is a business technology freelance writer based in Boston, Mass.

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