Microsoft Chooses Connecticut Based CAL Business Solutions Inc. as New York Metro Area Partner Award Winner for Excellence in Serving the Staffing Industry

In an awards ceremony for New York Metro area Microsoft partners, Microsoft chose Harwinton based CAL Business Solutions Inc. as award winner for "Excellence in Small Business Vertical -- Professional Services." This award was given to recognize success in serving the staffing industry using StaffLinx GP - a tool that connects a Microsoft Dynamics GP back office system to a Bullhorn front office system.

Microsoft Chooses Connecticut Based CAL Business Solutions Inc. as New York Metro Area Partner Award Winner for Excellence in Serving the Staffing Industry
Harwinton, CT, July 24, 2008 --( Microsoft announced award winners as part of Microsoft’s U.S. Field Partner Awards Program in the New York Metro Area, consisting of metropolitan New York City, Northern New Jersey, and Fairfield County, Connecticut. This program recognizes the extraordinary contributions of partners serving small, mid-market and enterprise commercial customers throughout the past fiscal year.

“The success achieved by our partners demonstrates that they deliver effective applications and solutions to local customers,” said Craig Kampel, New York Metro Area general manager for Microsoft’s Small and Midmarket Solutions and Partners (SMS&P) group. “Microsoft recognizes these tremendous organizations by honoring their considerable successes and contributions.”

“We have made substantial investments over the past several years to develop a product that brings value to staffing and recruiting companies using Microsoft Dynamics GP and Bullhorn. To see StaffLinx GP gain momentum and industry recognition is an honor for our entire team,” said George Mackiewicz, President, CAL Business Solutions Inc.

For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008, partners received recognition across the Dynamics and Platform product groups in numerous individual categories. Award details:

CAL Business Solutions, Inc.
Excellence in Small Business Vertical – Professional Services
Through their Microsoft Business Solutions competency, this partner implemented Microsoft Dynamics GP along with StaffLinx GP at staffing companies across the USA and have gained customer loyalty and respect by their industry knowledge and high quality service.

CAL Business Solutions developed StaffLinx GP in cooperation with Bullhorn, Inc. (Bullhorn is an On Demand, front office solution for the staffing and recruiting industry.) Bullhorn collects critical data the accounting department needs to create customer invoices and employee paychecks. StaffLinx GP allows a company to easily share this information with Microsoft Dynamics GP to eliminate double entry and increase efficiency.

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About CAL Business Solutions Inc.
Founded in 1982, CAL Business Solutions, Inc. is a Connecticut based Microsoft Gold Certified Partner focused on Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) financial management systems. Offering implementation, data conversion, customization, support and training. Industry specialization includes distribution, staffing, professional services, education and non profit. Twenty six years of experience, a dedicated in-house development team, and Connecticut’s only GP training center has helped CAL achieve membership in the prestigious Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club six times – recognizing the top 5% of Dynamics Partner worldwide.

CAL Business Solutions Inc
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