Solver Achieves Microsoft’s Performance Management Specialization

Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 2008 --( Solver today announced that they are among the first 25 companies to receive the Performance Management specialization designation from Microsoft. The Performance management specialization is a sub-set of the Microsoft Information Worker Competency. By achieving this Specialization, Solver has demonstrated that they have the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully implement and support Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server for customers.

The Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack, including PerformancePoint, provides all of the functionality that is needed for performance management including scorecards, dashboards, management reporting, analytics, planning, budgeting, forecasting, and consolidation. The application reaches all employees, across all business functions (finance, operations, marketing, sales, and human resources).

"Solver extends and optimizes performance management software, such as PeformancePoint Server, by bridging the gap between needs and technology capabilities, and thereby lowering risk accelerating implementations, “says Nils Rasmussen, Principal of Solver.

"Solver has shown that they are leaders in the performance management arena by being one of the first 25 partners in the United States to achieve the Performance Management Specialization from Microsoft. By gaining this specialization, Solver has become a member of a small group of industry leaders that have proven their expertise in that field. It sets them apart," says Steve Symons, Business Development Manager (Business Intelligence) at Microsoft.

About Solver
Solver provides game-changing performance management and business intelligence capabilities to Global 2000, mid-market and public sector organizations around the world. They deliver innovative business-driven solutions that enable dramatic improvements in their clients' market position, profitability and performance. Solver leverages Microsoft's market-leading business intelligence technology platform and complementary value added components such as Orange Peel's Business Intelligence Studio, Profitbase and SAP to build planning, analytics and business monitoring solutions that transform your organization's strategy into actionable results. For more information please go to

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