Oshkosh,WI (March 27, 2012) - ImproMed, LLC today announced it has attained a Microsoft Gold Independent Software Vendor competency, a Gold Business Intelligence competency, and a Gold Data Platform competency. Attaining these competencies demonstrates ImproMed’s “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.
The Microsoft Gold Independent Software Vendor competency validates ImproMed’s expertise in developing applications based on Microsoft solutions. Equipped with exclusive training, the latest software, and support on Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server, Windows 7 and Microsoft cloud services, ImproMed is equipped to develop innovative solutions to meet their customers’ needs.
To earn any 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 our venue commitment, and pass technology and/or sales assessments.
“These three Microsoft Gold competencies showcase ImproMed’s expertise in, and commitment, to today’s technology market and demonstrates our deep knowledge of Microsoft and its products,” said Matthew Kempf, ImproMed’s Director of Information Systems.
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.
ImproMed, a subsidiary of Butler Schein Animal Health, is a leading developer and provider of business and medical management software for the veterinary industry. ImproMed’s initial product, Infinity, has brought veterinary practice management to an entirely new level with industry-leading innovations and advancements. ImproMed’s commitment to improving the veterinary business management industry began in 1979 with the introduction of the first practice management system. Since then ImproMed has enhanced knowledge management by offering the leading advancements in technology, interfaces with more companies, and software solutions for today's veterinarian.
About Butler Schein Animal Health
Butler Schein Animal Health, the U.S. veterinary division of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), is the leading companion animal health distribution company in the United States. Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Butler Schein Animal Health employs approximately 900 Team Members, including 300 field sales representatives and 200 telesales and customer support representatives. With 17 strategically positioned, state-of-the-art distribution facilities and 12 inside sales centers nationwide, Butler Schein Animal Health maintains an order-to-fill ratio in excess of 98 percent.
Partnering with more than 400 leading animal health manufacturers worldwide, Butler Schein Animal Health is positioned to bring the broadest selection of veterinary products, strategic solutions, and technology software to more than 26,000 veterinary professionals nationwide, including: a comprehensive product offering for companion animal, equine and large animal practices; quality private-label products at an affordable value; an extensive line of capital equipment and supply products; as well as biologics, diagnostics, nutritionals, parasiticides and pharmaceuticals. For more information, visit www.butlerschein.com.