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HSD achieves Microsoft CRM Gold Partner Status
09 May 2013
HSD are proud to announce that we have been awarded Microsoft
Gold Certified Partner status with competency in Microsoft
Having created a strong presence in the market by developing a variety of customised Microsoft CRM solutions, the Gold competency further differentiates HSD’s skills and expertise with the product.
There are a number of requirements that need to be met in order to achieve Gold competency. These include employing several Microsoft Certified Professionals together with reference requirements from current or previous clients. The references must exhibit HSD’s ability to provide robust Microsoft CRM solutions.
HSD continues to provide best of breed products whilst expanding the knowledge and skills of our team. We aim to leverage our proven service delivery to produce successful Microsoft CRM implementations to our expanding client base.
HSD achieves Microsoft Certified Partner status
04 Feb 2013
HSD has become a Microsoft Certified Partner with
specialisations in Application Development
and providing solutions to Midmarket organisations.
Microsoft Certified Partners are companies that are recognised by Microsoft as providing the highest levels of technical expertise, strategic thinking and hands-on skills.
Becoming a Certified Partner requires employing a range of Microsoft Certified Professionals and Technology Specialists, in addition to a range of reference requirements demonstrating experience with specific Microsoft technologies.
The Certification includes HSD’s Melbourne and Canberra offices. Both offices are staffed with Microsoft certified staff delivering a range of expert services including application development, maintenance and support.
HSD aims to achieve additional competencies and an enhanced status that reflects our expertise in the near future.
Business as usual for Crystal Approach staff in HSD Canberra
25 Jan 2013
Following the acquisition of Crystal Approach by HSD, staff
have moved into the HSD Canberra office in the City Walk
Centre on Mort Street.
The relocation has gone extremely smoothly with staff enjoying the new location complete with freshly brewed coffee from the professional European café coffee machine.
Mark Divett, a Crystal Approach director who is now the Canberra Service Delivery Manager for HSD, said the transition has been highly successful so far with staff and clients seeing the benefits of being part of HSD.
“The transition has gone extremely well so far, and is a testament to the professionalism of the HSD staff in Canberra and Melbourne who have made what can be a complex exercise look easy.”
The HSD Canberra office can be contacted on 02 6130 0160.
Crystal Approach to become part of HSD
09 Jan 2013
HSD has signed an agreement to acquire Canberra-based IT
Solutions company, Crystal Approach.
Crystal Approach is an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services and consulting company founded in 2004. Crystal Approach provides services to a range of government agencies, companies and non-profit organisations and associations in the ACT and NSW.
The acquisition of Crystal Approach will grow HSD’s Canberra presence with staff relocating to HSD’s Canberra office in the City Walk Centre on Mort Street.
“We’re very excited to welcome Mark Divett and his talented team into the HSD family. We believe their extensive relationships in Canberra and valuable skills will prove instrumental in enhancing the services and support our current and future clients receive,” said HSD CEO Michael Nancarrow.
“I have worked with HSD on projects for some time and the synergies between Crystal Approach and HSD have been clear. The directors believe that the acquisition will extend the capability of Crystal Approach to support existing clients and win new projects” added Crystal Approach Director Mark Divett.
The acquisition will extend HSD’s Microsoft development skill-base and number of Microsoft Certified Professionals. HSD’s business analysis skill-base in Canberra will also be increased.
The combined client base will include current projects with the Department of Industry Innovation Science Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE), Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), various ACT Government Agencies, and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. The acquisition will also extend HSD’s presence on Canberra-based procurement panels.
Please contact Peter Bell, HSD General Manager - Canberra, on 0488 568 857 for additional information.
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HSD launch new corporate website
28 Nov 2012
HSD have launched a new website presenting the depth of our
expertise and experience.
The site features details on our services and solutions as well as case studies presenting the benefits that HSD has delivered to existing clients.
The site will be regularly updated with the latest news from HSD, as well as other content to be added over the coming year.