IR Achieves Microsoft Gold Partner Status in Communications

IR demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through technology success and customer commitment

SYDNEY – May 6, 2015 - IR, the leading global provider of proactive performance management software for critical IT infrastructure, payments and communications ecosystems, today announced that it has become a Microsoft Gold Partner for Communications. This status underlines IR’s skills and knowledge to deliver the highest levels of service quality, expertise and customer satisfaction.

Gold competency partners are recognized for their deep expertise that puts them in the top 1 percent of the Microsoft partner ecosystem, and demonstrates proficiency that will help customers drive innovative solutions based on the latest Microsoft technologies.

“To achieve Microsoft Gold Communications competency proves IR’s expertise in and commitment to today’s technology market and demonstrates our deep knowledge of Microsoft and its products,” said John Hand, Global

Microsoft Alliance Director, IR. “We are excited to be recognized through this highly respected program as it shows our existing and future customers that our award winning Prognosis solutions are a highly valued complement to Microsoft’s next generation of universal communication solutions.”

“As a Microsoft Gold Partner, it is important to our reputation that we only work with companies that deliver the highest quality software solutions possible,” said Thomas Poett, Principal IT Consultant and Skype for Business, Microsoft Valuable Professional (MVP) for Allgeier Productivity Solutions. “That’s why we recommend Prognosis for UC to all of our Skype for Business customers. We are excited to welcome IR to the Microsoft Gold Partner global community.”

IR Prognosis provides leading proactive performance management software for critical communications ecosystems. IR’s Microsoft Gold Partner status will provide peace of mind and instill confidence for customers in the communications space as the Skype for Business rollout continues.

About IR
IR is the corporate brand name of Integrated Research Limited (ASX:IRI), the leading global provider of proactive performance management software for critical IT infrastructure, payments and communications ecosystems. More than 1000 organizations in over 60 countries—including some of the world’s largest banks, airlines and telecommunication companies rely on IR Prognosis to provide business critical insights and ensure continuity-critical systems deliver high availability and performance for millions of their customers across the globe. For further information on IR, visit www.ir.com.

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