MetraTech Corp. was awarded Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Communication Sector Asia Pacific Star Emerging ISV Partner Award 2008,” during the company’s Communication Sector Asia Pacific Customer and Partner Forum, held in Kuala Lumpur Dec 3-5th.
The award recognizes MetraTech’s successful entry into Asia Pacific market and the milestones it reached in the region in 2008. In addition, it also recognizes the close strategic relationship between the two companies both globally and in the APAC market in particular.
Clients of both Microsoft and MetraTech are benefiting from being able to access a joint proposition in the communications sector with tightly integrated products that capture and manage revenues as well as supporting diverse and dynamic business models. Only last week, MetraTech announced that its MetraNet product had been deployed by Microsoft itself as the billing and partner settlement solution for Microsoft Online Services, Microsoft’s new cloud computing initiative.
“Partners like MetraTech play an important role in our go-to-market plans and this award recognizes achievements in a key partnership that we expect to significantly benefit service providers in the Asian billing marketplace in the next 12 months” said Sandi Thomas, General Manager, Microsoft Communication Sector, Asia Pacific, Microsoft.
Vladimir Mitrasinovic, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, MetraTech Corp., said, “We value Microsoft’s award greatly. It underlines that Dynamic Business Modeling – enabled by our MetraNet product – can deliver unique advantages to companies seeking to achieve success in a competitive business environment.”
Mitrasinovic concluded: “I fully expect that MetraTech and Microsoft, working together with other partners, will provide exciting new options to the billing market throughout 2009.”
MetraTech Corp. offers a new approach to charging, billing, settlement and customer care enabling organizations to embrace change without compromise. MetraNet, our flagship product, is unique in its ability to automate business processes and business models that address rapidly changing, complex or radical business strategies across any industry for an unlimited number of services. MetraNet is deployed globally, enabling diverse customers to build innovative and successful business models, securely collect revenue, and manage their entire customer lifecycle in some 12 languages, 26 currencies and 90 countries. The firm offers a variety of delivery options ranging from licensing to outsourcing. Headquartered in Boston, this organization has offices in San Francisco, Frankfurt, Paris, Singapore, Rio de Janeiro and London. MetraTech is a venture-backed, privately held company whose investors include Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Meritech Capital, and Vesbridge Partners.
For more information, please visit their website: http://www.metratech.com