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BindTuning, the most flexible provider of website themes and SharePoint design, today announced that it has achieved a Microsoft Silver Application Development Partner competency. This demonstrates BindTuning’s ability to meet the evolving needs of Microsoft Corp. customers in today’s dynamic business environment.

To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications. And to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft requires customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction.

BindTuning has been developing web software for over five years, working with several different content management systems. More than 20,000 customers from small firms to large enterprises use BindTuning’s products to improve the look and feel of their website branding. BindTuning has proven its expertise in application development, especially in web scenarios, for both public facing websites and organizational intranets. No other vendor offers as many flexible web parts for SharePoint or has as strong a commitment to expanding their library of web parts over time.

To fulfill the strict requirements for Microsoft Silver Competency, the company’s employees have demonstrated over 15 years of individual expertise in the area, including expertise in several Microsoft exams and certifications. BindTuning has also provided Microsoft with validated customer references for web application development.

“With this Silver Competency, BindTuning becomes a recognized expert in Microsoft solutions,” said the company’s Founder and CEO Beatriz Oliveira. “When companies look for a business partner to help them build their online presence and develop web branding, they seek the most qualified professionals, companies with proven competence backed up by customer successful stories.” Ms.Oliveira added, “BindTuning has proven to be the right partner for organizations working with feature-rich Microsoft solutions like SharePoint and Office365.”


“By achieving a silver competency, organizations have proven their expertise in specific technology areas, placing them among the top five percent of Microsoft partners worldwide,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “When customers look for an IT partner to meet their business challenges, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. These are highly qualified professionals with access to Microsoft technical support and product teams.”

Earning the Application Development competency helps partners differentiate themselves as a trusted expert to their customers through development and deployment of commercial or custom applications built using core Microsoft technologies like Windows Server and Windows 8 operating systems, The Windows Azure platform, Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 development system, Microsoft BizTalk Server and emerging cloud-based and web business models. By gaining access to a comprehensive set of benefits through the Application Development competency, partners can acquire new customers and help them be more productive and profitable through deployment of business applications, advanced web portals or rich client user interfaces that run on premises or in the cloud.

The Microsoft Partner Network helps parts 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.

About BindTuning

BindTuning is the leading platform for building connected and engaged workplaces for SharePoint and Office 365. It includes all the tools you need for creating modern intranet experiences, driving user adoption, providing easier ways for sharing information and transforming the way teams communicate and collaborate. BindTuning can be easily setup to work with all your existing SharePoint data, and can be deployed in 50% of the time for 70% less cost, when compared to traditional approaches.

The BindTuning framework is being used by some of the world’s leading brands and organizations, with over 20,000 businesses since 2011.