Gold Certified in Microsoft Partner Program

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – FileHold Systems Inc, is a developer of advanced document and record management software today announced it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program. FileHold software helps companies manage electronic documents, stay in regulatory compliance and drive process control through advanced workflow and document approval processes.

FileHold has achieved the Gold Level certification by passing product testing of its document management software, providing sound references from customers regarding the quality of their software and support.

Ian Booth, VP of product, who sought the advice of Microsoft to help obtain the certification said, “We were extremely confident that FileHold would pass certification with flying colors. We designed FileHold using 100% Microsoft-based technology and followed Microsoft best practices in product development. We look forward to our new level of association that this certification provides.”

The testing, which was conducted independently by VeriTest, a testing service of Lionbridge Technologies, required all components of FileHold to be installed, configured and tested without assistance using the FileHold installers and user documentation. The testing agency reported that FileHold meets the criteria and passed the following tests for the Microsoft “Platform Test for the ISV Solutions” program: Windows Server®, Managed Code, SQL Server™ 2005, Microsoft Office and Web services and .NET Framework. “By passing this specialized platform test we have clearly proven our expertise in developing software based on Microsoft-based technologies.” said Booth.

“Microsoft Gold Certified Partners demonstrate a high degree of skill in working with Microsoft-based technologies. This achievement further demonstrates FileHold Systems commitment to delivering high quality, fully integrated software solutions for the document management industry said Lora Gernon, Director of Partner Group, Microsoft Canada Co. “Today, Microsoft is pleased to recognise FileHold as a Gold Certified Partner.”

As a part of the certification, Microsoft interviewed FileHold customers to ensure their experiences with FileHold met the high standards Microsoft sets for its premier certification level. Larry Oliver, President of FileHold, stated “Being a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner will give our customers an additional level of comfort knowing that not only does FileHold offer a rich end user experience at the visual level, but it is also equally as robust in its internal components.”

About FileHold Systems

FileHold Systems is a privately owned company that was formed for the purpose of developing and marketing document management software. FileHold is a modern Microsoft based document and record management software solution that incorporates powerful, but easy to use, interfaces with bulletproof security and document storage capabilities. FileHold empowers the workers of mid sized businesses, departments of large companies and various levels of Government to create share and collaborate electronically on all of their important documents while maintaining tight version control and managed workflow.