Teleios Systems Awarded 2010 Microsoft Country Partner Of The Year For Trinidad And Tobago

Today, Teleios Systems proudly announced it has won the 2010 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Trinidad and Tobago. The company was chosen out of an international field of top Microsoft partners as delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology.

Teleios was awarded the prestigious Microsoft Partner of the Year award for its MessageCentral mobile messaging service delivery platform. MessageCentral, which was built using Microsoft development tools and leveraging core Microsoft technologies, had previously completed the Microsoft Platform Test for ISV Solutions successfully. As a result Teleios was the first and is still the only local company to be certified as a Microsoft Independent Software Vendor or ISV.

Teleios Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Khelawan was pleased to continue the company’s pioneering tradition by now being the first in Trinidad & Tobago to receive the Microsoft Partner of the Year Award. He said “As a local company engaged in technology creation and innovation, it is great to be recognized by a world technology leader like Microsoft for the work we have done. Teleios has always maintained that Trinidad & Tobago has the capability to be innovators of world class technology solutions”.

Teleios MessageCentral is designed to allow Mobile Network Operators to increase Subscriber Engagement and reduce churn by facilitating a multiplicity of value added messaging services.

Rhonda Allicock Product Manager at bmobile said "Teleios and MessageCentral opened the door for us to provide a wide range of value added SMS services and as a result we have seen an increase in mobile service revenues during the last 3-4 years."

Awards will be presented in a number of categories, with winners chosen from a pool of almost 3,000 entrants worldwide. Teleios Systems was recognized for superior technology, innovation, and subsidiary engagement for the Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award. The Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award recognizes partners at the country level that have demonstrated business excellence in delivering Microsoft solutions to mutual customers over the past year. This award recognizes Teleios Systems for demonstrating effective engagement with their local Microsoft office in driving customer satisfaction, innovation, winning new customers, and business impact.

“We are pleased to recognize Teleios Systems of Trinidad and Tobago as Microsoft’s Country Partner of the Year,” said Allison Watson, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. “Teleios Systems has demonstrated the highest level of excellence and innovation, by combining local market expertise with superior solutions and services that fulfill our customers’ needs.” The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the last year.

Teleios CEO Ronald Hinds considers the selection of Teleios as 2010 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Trinidad and Tobago as recognition of the hard work and creativity of Teleios teams over a long period of time. He expressed hope that this award “Not only serves to further encourage our team members to continue to strive for excellence but also encourage others in the local software development community as well.”

Teleios Systems, founded in 1997, is a Trinidad based technology services company, which develops and markets mobile and internet solutions for a wide range of customers including mobile network operators in the Caribbean, large corporations and the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Teleios provides services that help its clients to quickly and effectively deploy business solutions that leverage the power of the internet and mobile communications technologies.

June 23, 2010