Sunnyvale, CA March 15th 2016 - Xoriant 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 dynamic business environment and distinguishing itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.

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 (along with implementing a yearly customer satisfaction study), meet a revenue commitment (for most gold competencies), and pass technology and/or sales assessments.

Xoriant has delivered continued services to their clients through a dedicated Microsoft Center of Excellence with 300+ professionals delivering innovative solutions based on cutting-edge Microsoft technologies. Xoriant’ engagements with numerous clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 have demonstrated expertise that can build products that are dynamic, scalable and optimized to connect with a next-generation multi-device world. Xoriant Founder and CEO, Mr. Girish Gaitonde says “Microsoft Gold competency achievement differentiates us as experts in developing innovative solutions for our clientele using Microsoft technologies like Windows Server, Microsoft Azure platform, Visual Studio development system, Microsoft BizTalk Server and SharePoint for emerging cloud-based and mobile business models.”

“By achieving a gold competency, partners have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology,” said 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 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. 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 partners 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 Xoriant: Xoriant is a Product Development, Engineering and Consulting Services Company, serving technology startups as well as mid-size to large corporations. As a strategic partner Xoriant has deep client relationships through which they have delivered innovative solutions to their clients based on multiple cutting-edge technology stacks from Microsoft and likewise enterprise software partners.