NextDocs Honored as a Microsoft Life Sciences Partner of the Year
NextDocs, the global leader in Microsoft SharePoint-based compliance solutions for life sciences industries, today announced its recognition as 2012 Microsoft U.S. Life Sciences Partner of the Year.
The award honors NextDocs’ innovative use of Microsoft technology in support of the life sciences industry. Winners and finalists were nominated and selected by Microsoft’s U.S. Life Sciences team working throughout the nation.
“It’s a great time to be a Microsoft partner and their support has been valuable in growth. In partnership with Microsoft, we’re continuing to enhance our customers’ investments in technology for the evolution and success of their businesses.”
This marks the third consecutive year that NextDocs has been named U.S. Life Sciences Partner of the Year for its continued demonstration of industry expertise, thought leadership, innovation, and commitment to the Microsoft partnership and platforms. The company has been accepted into the Global ISV Innovators Partner Program as well as the Windows 8 Early Adopter Program by committing to develop a clinical trials hub application to be released in conjunction with Windows 8. In addition, NextDocs recently launched its Compliance Cloud offering, which leverages Windows Hyper-V, System Center, SQL, Windows, and SharePoint.
“Life sciences companies are finding value in compliance solutions that help them go to market faster, and this award demonstrates our ability to optimize and accelerate their processes,” said Zikria Syed, CEO of NextDocs. “It’s a great time to be a Microsoft partner and their support has been valuable in growth. In partnership with Microsoft, we’re continuing to enhance our customers’ investments in technology for the evolution and success of their businesses.”
NextDocs’ software solutions help life sciences companies of all sizes reduce the cost and complexity of meeting compliance requirements. NextDocs solutions deliver a lower cost of ownership and broader area of applicability, leveraging Microsoft’s SharePoint platform. The company has over 100 customers in the life sciences industry, including pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology companies; contract research organizations; and university research foundations.
“Life sciences organizations are being challenged to deliver improved services while simultaneously cutting costs,” said Michael Robinson, General Manager US Health & Life Sciences at Microsoft. “Over the past year, NextDocs has shown how the innovative deployment of Microsoft technology can transform operations for our life sciences customers.”
The Microsoft Partner Program is designed for all partners who develop and market solutions based on Microsoft platforms, provide consulting or technical services on Microsoft systems, or recommend Microsoft technology purchases. Microsoft partners include consulting services providers, independent software vendors (ISVs), independent hardware vendors, large account resellers (LARs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), support providers, system integrators, system builders, training providers, value-added resellers, and value-added providers.
About NextDocs Corporation
NextDocs is the global leader in providing Microsoft SharePoint-based compliance software solutions including quality management software, regulatory document management, and clinical portals. Its solutions enable businesses in regulated industries to achieve compliance with FDA and other agencies while automating processes, improving efficiency, and dramatically reducing costs. NextDocs customers include pharmaceutical companies, bio-techs, medical device companies, and CROs. For more information on NextDocs Corporation and its software solutions visit www.nextdocs.com.
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