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Microsoft NSI Slalom Consulting Expanding Rapidly

Slalom Consulting, Microsoft's 2010 U.S. Partner of the Year, is on an expansion tear.

The Seattle-based Microsoft National Systems Integrator (NSI) recently announced that it had surpassed 1,000 employees during 2010, and has plans to hire more than 400 new employees this year. The company had about 800 employees when Redmond Channel Partner magazine profiled the company's cloud practice in July.

Supporting the employee growth were revenues of $209 million in 2010, an increase of 46 percent over 2009, according to a company statement.

Some of the new employees will staff a New York office scheduled to open this year. The company also has offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Portland, San Francisco and El Segundo, Calif.

One of those new 2011 hires is Brian Rimmer, who joined Slalom this month as national director of the company's growing CRM business, which has been newly organized as a national CRM practice. Rimmer was formerly partner and director of CRM at Ascentium, where Slalom officials say he led the global expansion of Ascentium's CRM practice.

Ascentium's Dynamics CRM and federal practices were acquired in May 2010 by Avanade Inc., a global systems integrator and specialist in Microsoft technologies.

Posted by Scott Bekker on March 15, 2011 at 11:58 AM


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