Visual 2000 Achieves Microsoft Gold Application Development Competency

After successfully completing Microsoft's rigorous testing and review process, Visual 2000 International demonstrates a high degree of expertise and achieves a Microsoft Gold Certified Application Development Competency.

Visual 2000 International Inc. announces it has attained a Gold Application Development Competency, demonstrating its commitment to meet customer’s evolving needs and distinguishing its best-in-class capability in the top one percent of Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.

To earn Microsoft Gold Competency, partners must successfully complete rigorous exams to prove their level of technology expertise, and must ensure a high level of staffing capacity for their chosen competency. Among other requirements, Visual 2000 submitted customer references, implemented a yearly customer satisfaction study and passed technology and sales assessments. Charles Benoualid, Visual 2000’s VP of Research and Development, noted “I am extremely pleased with the strength of our development team. As an omni-channel software provider, Visual 2000 not only strives to create the best multi-channel experience, we strive to lead the development of high performance and cutting-edge End2End software solutions. Above all, Visual 2000 would like to thank all of its customers for their support in helping us attain this certification.”

“By achieving a Gold competency, partners have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology,” says Phil Sorgen, corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “These partners have a deep expertise that puts them in the top 1 percent of our partner ecosystem, and their proficiency will help customers drive innovative solutions on the latest Microsoft technology.”

Earning the Gold Application Development Competency allows Visual 2000 to differentiate itself as a trusted expert to their customers through development and deployment of their End2End suite of apparel business software, built using core Microsoft technologies. These technologies include Windows Server and Windows Operating Systems, the Windows Azure platform, Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 development system and emerging cloud-based and web business models.

By gaining access to a comprehensive set of benefits through the Gold Application Development Competency, Visual 2000 is now capable of helping customers become more productive and profitable through deployment of the Visual End2End fashion business applications, advanced web portals and rich client user interfaces.

About Visual 2000 International Visual 2000 provides End2End software for apparel, footwear and fashion accessory companies. More than 500 companies around the world take advantage of Visual 2000′s advanced ERP, PLM, supply chain management, warehouse optimization and business intelligence software. For more information, please visit

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