GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR) today announced that it has achieved Gold competency in the U.S. for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) in the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN), proving it demonstrates greater value to customers by showcasing best-in-class solutions that have been subject to rigorous and auditable approval processes.
Microsoft changed its North America partner program in late 2010 to enable partners to achieve accreditation in specific areas of expertise. The Gold competency for CRM is given to those partners that demonstrate leadership and success with Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and have the references to testify to their capabilities.
"Our partners represent the premier channel in the industry, with a strong commitment to deliver exceptional value to customers," said Darlene Perfetto, senior director -- U.S. Industry and Strategic Partners, Microsoft Corporation. "We are pleased to recognize CIBER for achieving the Gold competency for CRM and demonstrating its expertise in providing customer satisfaction using Microsoft products and technology."
Dale Rinke, senior director of CIBER's Business Consulting Practices, said, "This accreditation proves CIBER's commitment and ability to deliver Microsoft CRM at a superior level. At CIBER we have focused industry solutions, and strive to provide our clients with the highest level of service. We will continue to dedicate ourselves to excellence and are happy to be recognized by Microsoft for our efforts."
CIBER has also earned Gold competency for CRM in the U.K. and Sweden. CIBER's extensive experience in supporting Microsoft solutions globally has earned multiple Gold and Silver competencies across Microsoft's application and technology portfolio.
About CIBER, Inc.
CIBER, Inc. is a global information technology consulting, services and outsourcing company applying practical innovation through services and solutions that deliver tangible results for both commercial and government clients. Services include application development and management, ERP implementation, change management, project management, systems integration, infrastructure management and end-user computing, as well as strategic business and technology consulting. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, CIBER has more than 8,500 employees and operates in 19 countries, serving clients in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. Annual revenue in 2010 was $1.1 billion. CIBER trades on the New York Stock exchange (NYSE: CBR), and is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P Small Cap 600 Index. For more information, visit www.ciber.com.