Cranford, NJ – July 26, 2010 Paragon Solutions, a business and information technology consulting firm, announced today an expansion of its Microsoft relationship with its selection as a managed partner for Microsoft’s Regional Division of New York and New Jersey businesses.

This newest credential, will allow Paragon to better serve Microsoft clients requiring systems integration and solutions implemented and built on the Microsoft product platform and associated Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). As a result of its managed partner status, Paragon clients will have increased access to Microsoft assets and training, providing a seamless connection to Microsoft-related technologies and solutions.

“We are pleased to have added this credential to our list of competencies”, says Erik Raper, Senior Vice President Marketing & Advisory Services. “The selection as a managed partner for Microsoft will enable Paragon the ability to help clients implement the Microsoft technologies that meet their specific needs, while further augmenting our competencies in Data Management and Analytics, Web Development, and Portals and Collaboration.”

“Customers are increasingly looking for systems integration companies like Paragon to deliver integrated Microsoft-based solutions”, says Rich Pachler, Senior Vice President Solutions Group. “Paragon’s experience building industry-centric solutions on key Microsoft technologies will be a value-add to our mutual customer base.” As an area managed partner for Microsoft, Paragon will have a higher level of participation in executive sessions and other partner-related activities.

Paragon has been a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner since February 2009. Earlier this year, Paragon was awarded Microsoft Partner Ready Status for SharePoint 2010 after a successful completion of the Microsoft Services Ready Program.

About Paragon
Paragon Solutions is a business and technology consulting firm that specializes in enterprise information management to help clients leverage information assets for better business results. The company does this through its industry practices, solution accelerators and specialized technology competencies that help clients achieve operational efficiency, business scalability and regulatory compliance.

Paragon works with businesses that are focused in a few key industries – communications, financial services, healthcare, insurance, and life sciences. The industry-focused strategy consulting and systems integration teams work with Paragon's competency groups addressing today’s technology concerns in Process Optimization, Information Management and Information Integration.

For more information, please visit the Paragon Web site at, or call 1.800.462.5582.

Erik Raper
Paragon Solutions
(908) 653-3016