YASH Achieves Microsoft Gold Application Development Competency

East Moline, Illinois, USA (April 28, 2016)YASH Technologies™, today announced it has attained a gold application development competency, demonstrating a “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s mobile-first, cloud-first world and distinguishing itself within Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.

Commenting on the recognition, Bala Navuluri, COO, YASH Technologies said, “We have outstanding development teams that take tremendous pride in developing world-class solutions. Our aim is to help our customer achieve a better future-state Microsoft technology infrastructure to drive business results through people.”

To earn a Microsoft gold competency, partners must successfully complete exams (resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals) to prove their level of technology expertise, and then designate these certified professionals uniquely to one Microsoft competency, ensuring a certain level of staffing capacity. They also must submit customer references that demonstrate successful projects, meet a performance (revenue and or consumption/usage) commitment (for most gold competencies), and pass technology and/or sales assessments.

“Being Microsoft Gold Certified is an official endorsement from Microsoft of our high levels of expertise, strategic thinking, and hands-on skills,” said Hari P Vyakarnam, Vice President, Alliances and Business Development. “This gives our customers an added assurance on our technology proficiency. It helps us develop innovative solutions for our customers, using the latest Microsoft technologies,” he added.

YASH provides Microsoft services through certified resources in Application Development, Integration, Collaboration, Content, Mobility, Dynamics, and Office to its customers. The Application development Competency helps YASH in gaining proficiency in not only select Microsoft Products (Azure, Visual Studio, Windows Server, etc.) but also access to over 100 Microsoft Innovation Centers worldwide to help accelerate technology advances adoption for the customers. With the new status, YASH can have improved access to powerful developer tools, such as Visual Studio Professional and Visual Studio Online; Microsoft Azure Marketplace, and access to one of the 100 Microsoft Innovation Centers; further enhancing its Application Development competency.

“By achieving a gold competency, partners have demonstrated a deep expertise and commitment that puts them at the top of our partner ecosystem,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “These partners’ proficiency of the latest Microsoft technology is instrumental in helping customers continue to drive innovative solutions.”

The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.

About YASH Technologies

YASH Technologies focuses on customer success. As a leading technology services and outsourcing partner for medium and large global customers, the company leverages technology and flexible delivery models to drive performance and business value throughout a customer’s enterprise. YASH’s comprehensive service approach incorporates a holistic view of its customers that extends beyond delivery. This approach integrates enterprise solutions and services, proprietary best-practice offerings, strategic application and maintenance outsourcing, as well as consulting and integration services. YASH is a SEI CMMI (Level 3) and an ISO 9001:2008 certified company with U.S. and India headquarters and regional sales and development offices spread across five continents. For more information, please visit www.yash.com or email info@yash.com.