ROYAL OAK, Mich., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- First Tech Direct, LLC, one of Microsoft's leading Dynamics Partners, has been awarded the AMR Research Partner Industry Certification for Microsoft Dynamics for the Discrete Manufacturing Industry. The AMR Research Partner Industry Certification System provides end-customer organizations with insight into the industry-specific capabilities of Dynamics Partners. The program is based on objective, research-based findings and allows customers to easily identify those Microsoft Partners that are proficient within their specific industry.
"Due to our team's expertise and commitment to our customers success, we are able to help organizations leverage the technology we provide to stay profitable and ahead of our competitors," said John S. Silvani, President/CEO, First Tech Direct. "This accreditation identifies First Tech Direct as a technology services company that specializes in Discrete Manufacturing and we are proud to have achieved this level of recognition in the industry."
Microsoft has established a number of technical certification programs so that Dynamics Partners can become certified based on their ability to scope, implement, and support various Microsoft Dynamics Solutions. This new program builds an additional layer of certification and is solely focused on a Partner's ability to meet the customer needs of a specific industry.
"We are delighted that AMR has recognized our hard work and success in the Discrete Manufacturing industry," states Mark R. LaBelle, VP of Business Development at First Tech Direct. "We provided many customer references throughout the process and we believe this certification is testimony to our commitment and ability to meet the unique needs of Discrete Manufacturers."
AMR Research specializes in the intersection of business process and information technology. Incorporated in 1986, AMR Research has a deep history in understanding the unique needs of specific industries, and has developed a robust capability in industry-specific research and analysis. Given this history, AMR Research was a natural partner for Microsoft in its stated goal of helping customers to find industry-proficient Dynamics Partners. AMR Research is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gartner, Inc.
About First Tech Direct
First Tech Direct delivers industry expertise as a leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics(R) business solutions; including Microsoft Dynamics(R) AX, Microsoft Dynamics(R) GP, Microsoft Dynamics(R) SL and Microsoft Dynamics(R) CRM. Our team of CPAs, MBAs, Microsoft Certified Professionals, and Microsoft Certified Master Consultants are committed to help organizations plan and implement total business solutions. First Tech Direct also provides PTC(R)'s, The Product Development Company(R), range of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions for discrete manufacturing companies. Our expertise with improved information access and management, system integration, custom development, training and proven methodologies will help organizations leverage the technology that we provide to stay profitable and competitive in today's economy. First Tech Direct, more than software!
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