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Bellevue, WA, United States, 2010/07/01 - iLink Systems, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and winner of Microsoft's 2009 Public Sector, Health Partner of the Year award, today announced that it has been selected by Microsoft as a National Systems Integrator (NSI) partner.
The NSI designation recognizes iLink’s expertise and impact in the technology marketplace. The Microsoft NSI designation was established for elite Microsoft partners to elevate their marketing and delivery strategies across multiple geographic and product segments.
As an NSI partner iLink receives both broad and deep access to Microsoft technical and marketing resources across the US and plays a leadership role in developing and delivering next-generation solutions on the Microsoft Platform.
“We are very excited to be named to this elite list of partners" said Dr. Mahadevan Seetharaman, Director of User Experience and Marketing at iLink Systems, Inc. "This isn't merely flattering recognition from Microsoft, it will allow us to serve our customers even better by improving our communication and collaboration with Microsoft and our ability to deliver technology solutions ahead of the curve." He added: "Criteria for NSI designation include, among other things, the scope of Microsoft-related projects a partner is engaging in as well as factors like their national geographical presence and a strong commitment to communicating effectively about the Microsoft platform,"
In addition to being an NSI partner and a Gold Certified Partner with multiple recognized competencies, iLink also participates in the Microsoft Partner Program as a BizSpark Network partner, an MCS Services Ready partner, as a member of the User Experience Advisory Board and the BioIT Alliance, as a Microsoft Surface Partner, and as a Windows embedded partner.
Founded in 2002, iLink (ilink-systems.com) integrates software systems and develops custom applications, components, and frameworks on the Microsoft platform for IT departments, application services providers and independent software vendors. iLink solutions are used in a broad range of industries and functions, including healthcare, telecom, government, education, and life sciences. iLink's expertise also includes mobile and embedded systems, business intelligence, portals and collaboration, and user experience design. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, iLink has offices in Fairfax, VA; Austin, TX; Atlanta, GA; Palo Alto, CA and Chennai, India.