Credenza Software Inc. an ISV Partner of the Year and Windows Azure Platform ISV Partner of the Year Finalist in the 2011 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards

Microsoft Canada Inc recognizes achievements of leading Canadian technology partners

Nov 4, 2011

Toronto, ON - Credenza Software Inc. announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the Independent Software Vendor Partner of the Year category and the Windows Azure Platform Independent Software Vendor Partner of the Year category for the 2011 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. The ninth annual IMPACT Awards recognize excellence within the Microsoft technology partner community in Canada.

"Technology partners are at the core of Microsoft's business." said Neil Tanner, Vice-President, Small Business, Midmarket Solutions & Partners, Microsoft Canada Inc. "We are honoured to celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievements of industry leaders like Credenza Software Inc. through the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. We are proud to work with them as they deliver innovative solutions to mutual customers."

Credenza Software was chosen as a finalist for the ISV Partner of the Year Award and the Windows Azure Platform ISV Partner of the Year Award for its innovative hybrid-cloud practice management solution built directly within Microsoft Outlook®. Credenza turns Outlook into a multi-user practice management and billing system that leverages a cloud-based central database hosted in Windows Azure. Credenza is a seamless solution for lawyers, consultants, accountants, architects, engineers, and more who are looking increase productivity without taking away any of the features they are accustomed to in Outlook.

"We are pleased to receive this recognition as one of the top Microsoft development companies in Canada. It is an incredible achievement to be selected for not one, but two IMPACT Awards", comments Ron Collins, President of Credenza Software Inc. "Early on we made the decision to leverage Microsoft's superior technology for our Credenza products equipping us with the necessary tools to become an industry leader."

Credenza Software, along with other technology partner winners and finalists in each of the award categories, will be honored at an award ceremony in Toronto on November 30, 2011.

About the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards
In 2003, Microsoft Canada Inc. launched the IMPACT Awards, a program to recognize the numerous achievements within it's technology Partner community. This year's awards program is bigger than ever with over 35 award categories designed to recognize excellence across Microsoft Partner Network competencies, emerging technologies, community involvement as well as sales, marketing and partnering excellence.

The IMPACT Awards are open to Active Canadian members of the Microsoft Partner Network.

For a list of all 2011 finalists, and more information on the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards, please visit www.microsoft.ca/awards.

About Credenza Software Inc.
Credenza is part of Gavel & Gown Software Inc., a Microsoft Gold Certified partner that has been delivering practice management solutions since 1993. Together we have over 250,000 customers in over 80 countries, making us a world leader in practice management. Obtain additional information by calling 888-444-1224 or by visiting www.credenzasoft.com.

For more information, press only:
Jody Shaffer
Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: 888-444-1224 or 416-203-9087
Email: jshaffer@credenzasoft.com

For more information on Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards only, please contact:
Danielle Shedletzky
Microsoft Canada
Email: t-danies@microsoft.com

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