Centage Corporation Awarded Microsoft Gold Competency for Application Development

NATICK, Mass., June 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Centage™ Corporation, a leading provider of budgeting and forecasting software (Budget Maestro™) for small and medium sized businesses, today announced the company has achieved Microsoft's Application Development Gold Competency. The distinction – given to just one percent of Microsoft's partner ecosystem – recognizes Centage for its commitment to addressing the evolving needs of Microsoft customers with innovative and scalable applications.

Built from the ground up to seamlessly integrate with most existing general ledger systems, including the entire Microsoft Dynamics™ suite of ERP tools, Budget Maestro enables Microsoft customers to streamline their budgeting and forecasting process. Recent enhancements to bolster seamless integration and data transfer between Budget Maestro and Microsoft Dynamics AX underscores Centage's dedication to advancing budgeting, forecasting, and planning solutions with innovative, easy-to-use applications.

"As a longtime Microsoft partner we are honored to be elevated into an exclusive group of organizations who can offer Microsoft customers both the technical aptitude and proven deployment expertise needed to meet today's budgeting and planning needs," said Barry Clapp, President and CEO of Centage. "We are committed to providing organizations with the financial insight they need to more effectively run their businesses on a day to day basis, and to tightly integrate the back office systems that they use to streamline their operations. Adding integrated budgeting to existing ERP systems maximizes the value of the investment they have made in enterprise systems."

To achieve Gold competency, Microsoft partners must demonstrate their level of technology expertise through a series of extensive technical assessments, exams and certifications. Following the successful completion of those requirements, partners must then provide customer evidence showcasing recent implementations and resulting benefits.

For more information on Centage and how we support Microsoft customers follow us on Twitter @Centage or visit our blog http://centage.com/Blog/.

About Centage

Budget Maestro® by Centage is an easy-to-use, scalable, automated budgeting, planning, and forecasting application. It is designed for small to mid-market companies and automates many of the time-consuming and error-prone activities associated with using spreadsheets to generate accurate budgets and forecasts. It features built in financial and business logic that allow users to build and update their budgets and forecasts and never worry about formulas, functions, links or any custom programming. It is the only solution in the market that offers synchronized P &L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow reporting that generate automatically and seamlessly update. Budget Maestro serves more than 7,000 users worldwide. Visit us at www.centage.com. For more information follow us on Twitter @Centage or visit our blog http://centage.com/Blog/ for the latest insights on budgeting and forecasting strategies.

Centage and Budget Maestro are registered trademarks of Centage. Microsoft and Dynamics are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

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