Gateway becomes only IT Company from Gujarat ranked in Microsoft 50 Most Competent Partner Worldwide

Ranked 29th in the list along with two other Indian firms - Wipro & HCL Infosystems selected from over 79,000 partners of Microsoft Worldwide.

Online PR News – 14-August-2012 – Ahmedabad/Gujarat – Recognized as one of the most agile IT players globally, Gateway TechnoLabs, an Ahmedabad-based global sourcing and IT services provider, has secured 29th position in the list of Microsoft's 50 'Most Competent' Partners. While only two other Indian firms have got such privilege, the privately-held company from Ahmedabad, is the only player from Gujarat to get included in the list.

The final list of top 50 most competent partners of Microsoft has been selected from over 79,000 partners working worldwide by Redmond Media Group’s Redmond Channel Partner (RCP). The other two Indian bigwigs included in the list are Wipro Ltd and HCL Infosystems Ltd, which got 19th& 41stposition respectively. Though scale & size of operation of Gateway TechnoLabs, having presence in 14 countries, is not comparable to these two companies, its inclusion in the list reflects the commitment it has for quality and efficiency of its services.

Expressing his happiness over the achievement, Mr. Niraj Gemawat, Chairman & Managing Director, Gateway TechnoLabs, said, “With our inclusion in the list of Microsoft’s 50 most competent partners, we have moved one step closer to our goal of emerging as one of the most valued and respected global mid-sized technology company by 2015.We have built a philosophy of growth around key drivers of Client Intimacy, Sustainable Relationship which delivers highest value, Operational Excellence and Delivery of end to end IT & Business Services for our customers.

For our customers it means that we are able to operate a Global Delivery Philosophy - offering our clients a choice of where their services will be delivered from, doing right things for client within fine set of business frameworks and values making sure our success as a business is measured by our clients' success in their business. We will continue to be flexible, agile, technology maestros and offer substantial cost advantage to our customer through our global delivery models.”

It is worthwhile to mention that Redmond Media Group’s Redmond Channel Partner is designed to make Microsoft partners more successful. Redmond Channel Partner is an independent advocate for these readers, and is the only publication offering them advice on how to expand their businesses, develop fruitful partnerships, build a services-oriented business, work more closely with Microsoft, develop and market unique areas of expertise and satisfy customers.

RCP was able to identify the partners with the most competencies by paging through the Microsoft Pinpoint directory, country by country, in search of those with the most competencies. It scoured through 25 countries with the most company listings in the Microsoft Pinpoint directory.

RCP published a list of the 50 "most competent" partners worldwide in the MPN. For a partner to reach the list, the company requires an engineering department with nearly 100 MCPs and more than $2 million in gold competency revenue commitments.The partners on this list bring something extraordinary for their customers. It is customers' ability to look beyond a specific RFP to underlying companywide issues and identify integrated solutions that leverage the "better together" aspects of the Microsoft stack.

Gateway TechnoLabs:
Gateway TechnoLabs is a leading Global Sourcing and IT Services Company specializing in transforming its customers' business continuously by providing the right insight, deploying the most pertinent technology and making its customers' business functions simpler, faster and better thereby enabling its customers to achieve their business goals. Gateway TechnoLabs serves its customers in 30 countries across 5 continents through its global subsidiaries with 5 development centers and 15 client servicing / sales offices across 14 countries. Gateway TechnoLabs employs 1400 brilliant team members as on Jan 31, 2012.