HARWINTON, CT, August 25, 2010 — CAL Business Solutions Inc., a Connecticut-based Microsoft Gold Certified Partner focused on Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) accounting software, has been given the East Region Northeast Area Dynamics Partner of the Year Award. This prestigious award honors one Microsoft Dynamics partner who has demonstrated the following criteria; a consistent ability to engage deeply with Microsoft resources to exceed performance commitments for marketing, sales and customer satisfaction, corporate citizenship through peer collaboration and cooperation within the Dynamics GP Partner Community, a willingness to invest in mutually beneficially programs to help drive strong customer success, and. a reputation for developing and sharing best practices to build a successful Dynamics GP Business.
This acknowledgment came during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), the company’s annual premier partner event, which took place this year in Washington, D.C. Dynamics Partners include companies that represent Microsoft Dynamics GP, SL, NAV, AX or CRM. CAL Business Solutions was chosen as the Dynamics Partner of the Year for the Northeast Region which includes all New England states, with the exception of Fairfield County, Connecticut and including upstate New York (north of Westchester, NY county).
“This honor is a direct reflection of the dedicated group of employees and management team at CAL Business Solutions, all of whom should be very proud of this accomplishment within the Microsoft Dynamics community,” said Chris Sakalosky, General Manager for East Region Dynamics at Microsoft Corporation.
During the FY10 fiscal year, CAL Business Solutions saw a 263 percent increase in the number of new customers purchasing Microsoft Dynamics GP. In fact, Microsoft recognized George Mackiewicz, the president of CAL Business Solutions, as the Dynamics Sales Professional Community member with the most new customer additions for Fiscal Year 2010 (July 2009 to June 2010).
George Mackiewicz, president of CAL Business Solutions commented, “Bring named the Northeast Dynamics Partner of the Year is one of the most important honors our team has ever received from Microsoft. To be selected as the top Partner in our area, across all Dynamics product lines and partners is a testament to the hard work of our team and the strength of our determination to succeed despite a very tough climate.”
The hard work from the team of seasoned accounting, finance and development professionals at CAL Business Solutions has paid off in recognition from Microsoft. Of the hundreds of thousands of Microsoft partners worldwide, less than five percent have earned the status of Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, and CAL Business Solutions is one of them. In 2010, CAL was also awarded membership in the elite Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club which honors the top 5% of Microsoft Dynamics partners worldwide. CAL is proud to have earned membership seven times since 1997.
Companies that are in the process of selecting the right ERP accounting software should also take care to evaluate the partner who represents the product. Selecting the right accounting software partner can determine the success of failure of a project. If you are considering new accounting software, upgrading your existing system, or if you currently use Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) and want the best local support and training for Dynamics GP, contact CAL Business Solutions. To learn more about the cost of accounting software download our free white paper, “30 Questions Every CFO Must Ask About the Cost of Accounting Software” at www.calszone.com/30questions.
Founded in 1982, CAL Business Solutions is a Connecticut-based Microsoft Gold Certified Partner focused on Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) ERP/accounting software. CAL Business Solutions offers implementation, data conversion, customization, plus local support and training for Microsoft Dynamics GP . CAL Business Solutions works with over 200 customers in 16 states, with a focus on companies in Connecticut (CT) plus Massachusetts (MA), Rhode Island (RI) and Westchester County, New York (NY). The company has proven expertise working with clients in a variety of industries with a special focus on Distribution, Fuel Distribution, Staffing, Healthcare, Non Profit and Professional Services. If you are considering new accounting software, upgrading your existing system, or if you currently use Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) and want the best local support and training, contact CAL Business Solutions. For a free Microsoft Dynamics GP price quote visit www.calszone.com/quick-quote.
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