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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Lumen21 Attains Re-Certification as Microsoft Gold Partner 2009

Santa Ana, CA - April 15, 2009 - Lumen21, today announced it has attained Re-Certification as a Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program with a competency in Advance Infrastructure, Network Infrastructure and Security, recognizing Lumen21’s expertise and impact in the technology marketplace. As a Gold Certified Partner, Lumen21 has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customers’ needs. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including access, training and support, giving them a competitive advantage.

"We are extremely pleased to be recognized by Microsoft again as Gold Certified Partner in the Microsoft Partner Program. This allows us to clearly promote our expertise and relationship with Microsoft to our customers. The benefits provided through our Gold Certified Partner status will allow us to continue to enhance the offerings that we provide for customers. This continues to be quite an accomplishment for our company and employees as well as the commitment to our clients that demonstrates our strong capabilities on their behalf in the Microsoft space. A partner like Lumen21 that has deep knowledge in multiple areas in the Microsoft space will be able to leverage the proper recognition within Microsoft." said, Eduardo Don Jr., President of Lumen21.

"Customers are looking for partner companies that can bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities,” said Allison Watson, corporate vice president of the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “They need to trust in a company that can act as an expert adviser for their long-term strategic technology plans. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners, which have certified expertise and direct training and support from Microsoft, can build a positive customer experience with our technologies. Today, Microsoft recognizes Lumen21 as a Gold Certified Partner for demonstrating its expertise in providing customer satisfaction using Microsoft products and technology."

As one of the requirements for attaining Gold Certified Partner status, Lumen21 had to re-declare Microsoft Competency (s). Microsoft Competencies are designed to help differentiate a partner’s capabilities with specific Microsoft technologies to customers looking for a particular type of solution. Each Competency has a unique set of requirements and benefits, formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the technology industry. Within select Competencies, there are Specializations that focus on specific solution areas that recognize deeper expertise within that Competency. Serving as a specialized path to earning those Competencies, Specializations give direct access to the tools and resources that support that specific area of focus.

About Lumen21
Lumen21 is a leading consulting firm specializing in infrastructure optimization, application solutions, network and operations management. Lumen21 works with clients to provide visibility and control of their physical, application and operations environments. Lumen21 consultants are equipped with the methodology and tools that allows them to integrate the business issues and the needed technology solutions to address them. Visit

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