Blackbird Group Attains Microsoft Managed Partner Status in High Potential ISV Group

Sep 06, 2011, 10:00 ET from Blackbird Group, Inc

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Blackbird Group, Inc., a leading global provider of identity management and provisioning software, announced that it had been chosen by Microsoft Corporation as a member of the U.S. ISV Managed Partner Program in the High Potential ISV Group.

By elevating the company to this special status, Microsoft has demonstrated its recognition of Blackbird's commitment and success in developing solutions that allow its customers to more effectively manage their Active Directory and File System environments and achieve greater levels of compliance and security. This is a coveted distinction that less than 1% of all U.S. based ISV partners achieve.

Microsoft chooses its elite partners on the basis of above average growth in their market segment and an established track record of providing unique solutions using cutting-edge technologies. This program makes available Microsoft resources aimed at helping Blackbird accelerate the adoption of its solutions in the marketplace.

"We're honored to be recognized by Microsoft for our success," said Christian Ehrenthal, Blackbird Group's CEO. "Our inclusion in this program is further evidence that both customers as well as major vendors are recognizing Blackbird as a thought leader in our market segment and among Microsoft solution partners."

About the Blackbird Group, Inc.

A leader in automation and compliance management, the Blackbird Group provides insight for enhanced governance and cost efficiencies across the Microsoft Windows infrastructure. Blackbird's innovative solutions help organizations make the most of their Windows infrastructure investments through automation and simplified audit, recovery, event management and reporting. The Blackbird Group is a privately held company with more than 15 million seats under management. Its headquarters are located in Manhattan, New York.

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