Monday, 18 May 2015

idu Software Achieves a Microsoft Silver Data Analytics Competency


idu Software earns distinction through demonstrated technology success and customer commitment

Local accounting software company, idu Software, today announced it has achieved a Silver Data Analytics competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. 

To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications. And to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft requires customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction.

Idu Software simplifies financial management for non-financial managers. Its flagship product, idu-Concept, provides easy, effective budgeting and financial reporting for medium-sized to large businesses, including many of South Africa's top firms.  

“The Data Analytics Silver competency assists us in securing the position of a trusted advisor to our clients,” says CEO of idu Software, Kevin Phillips. “Our clients can be confident in our knowledge of the Microsoft technologies.  We are able to leverage our detailed business and technology understanding to deliver successful Analytics solutions.” 

“By achieving a silver competency, organisations have proven their expertise in specific technology areas, placing them among the top 5 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “When customers look for an IT partner to meet their business challenges, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. These are highly qualified professionals with access to Microsoft technical support and product teams.”

Attaining the Data Analytics competency demonstrates partner expertise in designing, developing and implementing analytics and data management solutions that allow customers to monitor, analyse and plan business performance based on actionable business insight. Equipped with exclusive training, the latest software, and support on solutions around Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Microsoft Azure, partners help their customers set their organisation apart from the competition.


The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.

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