Alert achieves Microsoft Gold Partner status
Alert, a local web development company, has achieved Microsoft Gold Partner accreditation for its business, a recognition which rewards the growing success achieved by the company throughout its 13 years of operation. Set up in 1998, Alert’s range from interactive design, web application development and content management to online payment management, co-location services, dedicated server and hosting solutions, search engine optimisation, custom software development, e-marketing and the development of multimedia tools such as DVDs, virtual tours and interactive presentations.
“Besides employing over 35 employees, of which 27 are software developers, interface designers and project managers, Alert is currently going through a steady growth period and is envisaging an additional intake of more software developers and project managers,” said Marthese Portelli, business development manager at Alert.
“We adhere to international standards both in Project Management and in Software Development and we operate a 24x7 Technical Support Centre managed and operated according to ITIL standards. We are also proud to announce that Alert is the first Maltese IT Company to be ISO certified in both Quality and Environment – we have just been awarded ISO9001:2008 Quality Management Systems and ISO14001 Environmental Management Systems,” announced Dr Portelli.
“Microsoft acknowledges Alert as one of Malta’s leading web development houses and its professional team, with its expertise and enthusiasm to any project it is entrusted with, has always delivered the highest level of solutions in terms of websites and software applications in a way that brings true value to its clients. The level and the quality that Alert is capable of offering are in line with the demands of Microsoft’s Gold Partner requisites and this is what led Alert to achieve this prestigious recognition,” said Louise Mifsud, marketing manager at Microsoft Malta.
Alert was one of the first Maltese companies to launch its own payment gateway, ensuring compliancy to card industry standards and best practices. The company also operates one of the largest data centres on the island which offers co-location services, dedicated servers and hosting solutions, hosting solution consultancy, infrastructure design and implementation, virtualisation solutions and 24x7 support.