DRC Receives Microsoft Gold ISV and Silver ISV Distinctions
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Decision Research Corporation (DRC), a technology leader specializing in insurance software development solutions, today announced it has attained Gold and Silver ISV competencies, demonstrating a “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment and distinguishing itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft’s partner ecosystem. A portfolio of competencies showcases that DRC is committed to focusing on in-demand, business solution areas, along with ensuring it can meet the evolving needs of customers because of market changes.
To earn a Microsoft competency, partners must successfully complete exams (resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals) to prove their level of technology expertise and, for gold competencies, designate these certified professionals uniquely to one Microsoft competency, ensuring a certain level of staffing capacity. Partners must also submit customer references that demonstrate successful projects and pass technology and/or sales assessments. For gold competencies, partners must also implement a yearly customer satisfaction study and, for many competencies, meet a revenue commitment.
DRC leads the way in insurance technology and services with over 30 years of experience successfully implementing innovative and configurable software solutions for the P&C Insurance Industry, Governments, and private companies across the US. Through Microsoft competency achievements, DRC is able to provide clients with innovative software solutions utilizing the latest in technology. GameChanger(TM) – DRC’s flagship insurance solution – is built on a Microsoft .NET framework, which provides a flexible, scalable platform to quickly and efficiently accommodate changes in today’s business environment.
Karen Yamamoto, President, Decision Research Corporation offers, “We are pleased to be able to maintain our Gold and Silver ISV competencies with Microsoft, which exemplifies our ongoing commitment to excel in the industry, and develop successful software solutions for our clients. Our Microsoft Gold and Silver ISV competencies also reflect our DRC’s expert knowledge of Microsoft and its products. We are committed and look forward to providing the highest level of service and satisfaction to our clients.”
“By achieving a portfolio of competencies, partners demonstrate deep expertise and consistent capability on the latest Microsoft technology,” said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “These partners show true commitment to meeting customer technology needs today and into the future.”
All 28 Microsoft technology competencies differentiate a partner’s specific technology capabilities, helping customers find qualified solution providers with expertise in discrete areas quickly and easily.
Attaining the Microsoft Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software competency demonstrates partner expertise in developing applications based on Microsoft solutions. Equipped with exclusive training, the latest software, and support on Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server, Windows 7 and Microsoft cloud services, these partners are equipped to develop innovative solutions to meet their customers’ needs.
The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and, with 640,000 Microsoft partners in their ecosystem, to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.
DRC is an experienced and trusted technology leader specializing in software development solutions for the P&C insurance industry. DRC successfully and consistently implements solutions for insurers writing personal, commercial, and specialty lines of business. From small startups to clients with written premium in excess of $5 Billion, clients trust DRC solutions for their rating, quoting, billing, policy administration and claims needs, and to enjoy an impressive return on investment. For more information about DRC, visit www.decisionresearch.com
SOURCE Decision Research Corporation