MMA Named Microsoft Certified Solution Provider

Bill Gates, Chairman and CEO of Microsoft Corp. named Micro Modeling Associates (MMA), an eSolutions consultancy, the 1999 Microsoft Certified Solution Provider (MCSP) National Partner of the Year, in an awards ceremony on July 23 at Microsoft Fusion 99. Fusion is Microsoft’s annual business symposium for MCSPs. This prestigious award, now in its fifth year, recognizes the MCSP whose work and achievement most embodies what it means to partner with Microsoft.

In commenting on the award, John Connors, Microsoft Vice President of the Worldwide Enterprise Group said, "MMA has been a close and strategic Microsoft partner for nearly a decade. This award recognizes MMA’s long-term commitment and value as a partner, and more importantly, their leadership role in delivering innovative business solutions through the use of Microsoft technologies."

"This is the ultimate recognition from Microsoft -- our longest-standing and most important strategic partner," said Roy Wetterstrom, MMA CEO and founder. "Ten years ago, MMA was founded on a firm belief in the power of Microsoft’s platform to deliver flexible, high impact solutions for business. And today, more than ever before, Microsoft technologies are enabling us to deliver solutions that help our Fortune 1000 and innovative start-up clients create and sustain competitive advantage in the digital economy."

Wetterstrom added that MMA’s client focused eSolution areas-Online Commerce & Service; Knowledge Management, Business Intelligence and Analytics and Core Systems Innovation-are closely aligned with Microsoft's new strategic initiatives.

The firm’s blue-chip clientele includes Bell Atlantic, Chase, Dow Jones, Ernst & Young, Intelisys, Nasdaq-Amex, Wells Fargo, and start-ups Measurisk.com, AtYourBusiness.com and BoomerangMarketing.com, among others.

For more information about Micro Modeling Associates, visit www.MMAnet.com.