Confirms company's products meet highest standards for quality and compatibility

ATRONIC announced this week that it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program. By achieving Gold Certification status, the ATRONIC Group has now the official confirmation that its products have met the highest Microsoft standards for quality and compatibility.

Microsoft Gold Partner status is awarded only to those companies that successfully meet rigorous testing and evaluation criteria. The testing includes a substantial investment in equipment and expert training, multiple technology specializations, and high levels of customer service and satisfaction. In addition, the certification shows that ATRONIC products have passed independent software tests and are fully compatible with the latest Microsoft technologies, such as .NET. Microsoft Gold Partners also receive value-added benefits, including access, training, and support, giving them a competitive advantage.

“ATRONIC is extremely pleased with our new status as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Software Products,” said Oskar Dohrau, chief technology officer and managing director, ATRONIC Austria. “Being a Gold Member clearly demonstrates to customers our proven expertise in providing high-quality products for the casino industry. Gold membership and competences give our customers confidence in our ability to quickly integrate solutions.”

“We are pleased to welcome ATRONIC as a Gold Certified Partner,” said Markus Breyer, Microsoft manager of Small & Midmarket solutions & Partner Groups. “Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including advance access to the latest Microsoft platforms and development environments. The Gold Partner status will provide ATRONIC with resources to continue to develop innovative software solutions for the casino industry built on Microsoft technologies.”

The Microsoft Partner Program was launched in October 2003 and represents Microsoft's ongoing commitment to the success of partners worldwide. The program offers a single, integrated partnering framework.