Sofia, Bulgaria — June, 19, 2014 — BULPROS, today announced it has attained a Gold Application Development competency, demonstrating a “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment and distinguishing itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.
To earn a Microsoft gold competency, partners must successfully complete exams (resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals) to prove their level of technology expertise, and then designate these certified professionals uniquely to one Microsoft competency, ensuring a certain level of staffing capacity. They also must submit customer references that demonstrate successful projects (along with implementing a yearly customer satisfaction study), meet a revenue commitment (for most gold competencies), and pass technology and/or sales assessments.
“As an IT services company, focused on Microsoft technologies, especially in the areas of social…
Sofia, Bulgaria – 15th May 2014, BULPROS today announced it has been selected to join the Windows Azure Circle Partner program, a group of specialized Microsoft partner organizations that provide deployment planning services for organizations interested in moving to the cloud utilizing Windows Azure.
“Our selection by Microsoft as a Windows Azure Circle member showcases our commitment to developing solutions on the Windows Azure platform and our belief in the value of public cloud technologies. Our aim is to deliver professional IT infrastructure services in the areas of cloud & virtualization, data centers, networks, managed services and system integration based on industry standards like ITILv3, MOF, PMI, PRINCE2 helping businesses achieve an optimized, secure and scalable IT infrastructure.” said Svetoslav Spasov, Head of Infrastructure & Cloud services.
“Recognition as a Windows Azure Circle program partner demonstrates BULPROS’s ability to deliver public cloud solutions t…
In March 2013 Bulpros has become an official Member of the Cisco Developer Network and also a partner for the Advanced Services. Bulpros is not a classic Cisco partner, Bulpros is a development partner. Cisco allows the customization of almost every aspect of its social collaboration products in order to maximize their adoption at the customer’s company and to meet its precise needs. Customization means the implementation of special features and functionality, but also the integration of third party applications into the solutions. This service requires additional development and knowledge of the hundreds of API functions so that you deliver the exact same functionality the client requires. With a team of more than 100 developers Bulpros offers development and customization of Cisco WebEx Social and Jabber as part of our core business. We have successfully accomplished many projects with Cisco partners who integrate Cisco solutions into their client`s business. We have accumulated the…
The longstanding successful cooperation between BULPROS and IBM has grown to the next level of partnership: BULPROS is now an IBM Gold Business Partner. In the past years the two companies have been collaborating closely both in events and on solutions, in order to deliver highest possible value for their customers.
IBM awards Gold Business Partner status to their partners, which have demonstrated superior skills and delivery capabilities, high customer satisfaction, technical and sales certifications, sales success, and verified client references. This new step will generate great new opportunities for BULPROS, including access to training and education, broader access to IBM specialists and the full IBM Software Catalog, extensive technical support, as well as marketing and sales support. For our employees this means better instruments, more competence and know-how, which will help us deliver value added services and a wider range of premium resources to our customers.
In its constan…
On 27th November at Hilton Sofia, the Bulgarian Association Outsourcing was officially introduced as the first Bulgarian business association in knowledge economy outsourcing, which includes business and IT processes and processes related to information and human resources management analysis and processing. Bulpros is among the founders of the association together with AII Data Processing, Atos Bulgaria, Coca-Cola Hellenic IT Services and Sofica Group.
The Bulgarian Outsourcing Association foresees that the number of people employed in the country’s outsourcing industry will increase three times by 2017. Between 12,000 and 15,000 people are currently employed in the sector, according to global research firm McKinsey & Company.
Over the next five years Bulgaria’s outsourcing industry will see double-digit growth according to AT Kearney projections quoted by the newly established Bulgarian Association Outsourcing (BAO) during a press briefing in Sofia.
Ivaylo Slavov, the CEO of Bulp…
International Association for SAP Partners - IA4SP
In November 2015, Bulpros joined the International Association for SAP Partners - IA4SP, which offers a unique network and a broad information platform for businesses in the SAP Ecosystem. The association allows its members to seize new business opportunities together and provides them with early access to information and direct contact with SAP. IA4SP is the only independent institution of companies in the SAP Ecosystem.
German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK)
In January 2017 BULPROS became an official partner of the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK). The German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce is the main partner of the German companies in Bulgaria. Its objective is to create a platform which connects German and Bulgarian companies, to create new opportunities for successful business and to deliver wide range of services to meet its partners' and members' needs and expectations. This partnership is aligned with the BULPROS strategy to further strengthen its positions on the German market.
Since 2011 BULPROS is a member of The American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria. The organization unites over 340 American, Bulgarian, and multinational companies operating in the country. For its 20 years the Chamber has become a leading business organization by initiating events covering topics in the following areas: economy, international and national policies, and social sphere. The AmCham's mission is to improve the business environment, investment climate, and living standards in the country by advocating to all stakeholders - government, business, NGO-s, and media - for productive dialogue and partnership.
AmCham Bulgaria is an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a member of the European Council of American Chambers of Commerce (AmChams in Europe).
BULPROS is a member of the Global Sourcing Association (GSA). It is positioned as the industry association and professional body for the global sourcing industry and the home of the Global Sourcing Standard. This is a unified view of global industry best practice supported by both buyers and suppliers of sourcing.
The GSA is a not-for-profit membership association aimed at sharing best practice, trends and connections across the globe bringing the global community together in an interactive manner.
The Global Sourcing Association has a presence across the globe - in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, The Netherlands, Spain, Norway, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Russia, Egypt, China, India, the United States, etc.
In October 2017 BULPROS announced that it will partner with Point Alliance Inc. to help companies in North America with the challenge of Application Modernization.
Point Alliance is an award-winning provider of information technology strategies and solutions. Driving business results for over 250 organizations since 2002, its objective is simple: build solutions to help you grow and succeed.
With operations throughout North America and the Caribbean, its clients range from enterprise and government to small and medium-sized businesses. Ranked among Canada’s fastest growing companies, its passion is to build better businesses by leveraging its client-centric team, industry expertise and innovation culture.
Disclaimer: These partnership/certificates are held by one or more of the companies in the BULPROS group of companies.