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Microsoft Extends E-Commerce Dealings With Proxicom

Microsoft Corp. today announced a strategic alliance with Internet consulting and e-business development company Proxicom Inc. that will provide resources for joint customer programs, product training and early access to Microsoft technologies.

The agreement, which builds on a current agreements between the companies, enables Proxicom (www.proxicom.com) to accelerate the adoption and deployment of innovative, Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) e-commerce solutions that deliver business value and competitive advantage to Proxicom's customers worldwide.

This alliance designates Proxicom as one of a number of e-commerce service providers with Microsoft.

"Our combined efforts will further help businesses streamline the deployment of e-commerce implementations with the availability of experienced and professional consultants," said Peter Boit, vice president of the E-Business Solutions Group at Microsoft in a statement.

Under this alliance, Proxicom will deliver business-to-business and business-to-employee (corporate intranet) services based on the Microsoft Windows DNA platform, to its clients. Proxicom will also work with customers to develop and deploy customized wireless solutions using Microsoft COM+ technologies.

In support of this alliance, Proxicom will build a team of 100 Microsoft Certified Solution Developers (MCSDs) and an additional 300 consultants trained in Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Site Server, COM+ and Windows DNA. In return, Microsoft personnel will assist Proxicom in knowledge transfer, solutions architecture and practice development activities.

Proxicom also will participate in direct Microsoft support during customer engagements as well as direct access to Microsoft Early Adopter and Rapid Deployment programs on new and emerging products and technologies. – Thomas Sullivan

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