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SIVECO Romania recognized as "Partner of the Year" by Microsoft Central Eastern Europe

Monday, July 19, 2010

The Award was granted for involvement of SIVECO Romania company in projects with important social value

Bucarest, 19th of July 2010 - SIVECO Romania has been nominated at the world final within Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2010, as "Partner of the Year" in the region of Central and Eastern Europe at the "Citizenship" category, for the project "Knowledge Based Economy".

The Microsoft Awards recognize innovation, added business value and partners' results worldwide, as the winners of these much desired awards are recognized performers of the IT industry, who were noticed by their dedication in using Microsoft technologies and providing solutions adapted to the consummers' needs.

In 2010, the winners designated by Microsoft Central and Eastern Europe have been selected from over 500 proposals received from the partners network in the region and have been publicly presented during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2010.

This annual event dedicated to partners in the industry, was held July 11 - 15 in Washington D.C.

Present at the WPC Award ceremony, Alexandru Coşbuc, Deputy Manager International Sales within SIVECO Romania, said: "We are honored by the acknowledgement of the quality of projects we are developing, especially as, at the 2010 competition, we competed with prestigious companies from all over the world not just from Europe. SIVECO Romania runs large scale and complexity projects in Central and Eastern Europe, but also from the Middle East, North Africa and the CIS area. The eLearning, eHealth, eAgriculture, eCustom and eBusiness solutions have a strong social charge, contributing decisivelly to eliminating the digital divide, and by default, to improvement of the peoples' quality of life. We consider this to be the best way to express our civic responsibility - by proving professional excellence in the fields we do have expertise in, with positive impact for communities' development."

The project "Knowledge Based Economy", initiated by the Ministry of Communications and Information Society, is running in 255 communities in Romania, having as major objective ensuring access to information in order to reduce the digital divide, for digital literacy and creating competences for an inclusive society. The eComunitate portal (www.ecomunitate.ro) developed within this project facilitates communication among and with these less favored communities, making available for the large audience an exhaustive access to the information from sectors such as education, culture, administration and entrepreneurship.