Brave River Achieves Microsoft Certified Partner Status


Ernie Gaines
Brave River Solutions
401-828-6611 x.201

Brave River Solutions named Microsoft Certified Partner in Independent Software Veding/Solutions.

Warwick, RI (December 10, 2009)- Brave River Solutions furthered its growing status in the technology world by achieving recognition as a Microsoft Certified Partner in Independent software vending/solutions. 

Partners are companies who have achieved a level of competency and utilization of Microsoft-based programs that is deemed extremely proficient.  The achievement is not an easy one, as there are multiple requirements to become certified.  Applying under the Independent Software Vendor/Software Solutions category, Brave River’s products developed on Microsoft platforms had to undergo numerous tests to determine competency.  A company specializing in eBusiness, Brave River has developed a highly efficient content management system for websites and eCommerce storefronts.  This Content Management System passed as an exemplary product created through Microsoft-based platforms, earning Brave River the status of a Microsoft Certified Partner and proving exemplary efficiency in development.

In 2007, the company decided to specialize in Microsoft development rather than splitting its focus in multiple development platforms.  After the decision was made, all employees received extensive training in Microsoft development tools to round out their expertise and proficiency in the environment.  While they are now a certified partner, this is merely the start of Brave River’s prospective recognition.  The company is now headed for certification at the next and highest level of partnership, the Microsoft Gold Partner.  “I am extremely proud of this company for reaching such a status with Microsoft, and this is just the beginning,” said Ernie Gaines, President of Brave River Solutions.  “Given our achievements thus far, I see the Gold Partnership as an achievement well within our grasp and capability before the end of 2010.”  To become a Gold Partner, the company must earn a total of 120 partner points.

To learn more about the Microsoft Partner program, visit www.partner.microsoft.com


Located in Warwick, RI, Brave River Solutions is a leading provider of technology solutions to businesses in the Providence and Boston areas. With over 20 years of industry experience and unique end-to-end services, they offer consulting services, eBusiness solutions, and IT support. Brave River’s customized business solutions have helped more than 225 satisfied clients enhance their productivity and efficiency through state-of-the-art technology.
Brave River was recently ranked among Rhode Island’s top performing businesses in three categories of the 2010 Providence Business News Book of Lists, including the “Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies” and “Top Web Developers.” For more information call 888.828.8911.



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