AbleBridge Selected for the Microsoft CRM SaaS Readiness Program


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Boston, MA, July 17, 2008… AbleBridge Inc., a leading Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner, today announced it was one of five Microsoft ISV Partners selected for early participation in the Microsoft CRM Saas Readiness Program.

In creating the SaaS ISV Readiness Program, Microsoft has partnered with Mural Consulting (, the leading SaaS Advisory firm, to help ISVs transform their business by building powerful, valued added solutions on top of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform.

This program is designed to help selected Microsoft ISV Partners successfully plan, execute and launch a best-of-breed software + services solution using the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform.

“Our vertical CRM solutions for the Financial and Insurance Services industry will now be opened up to a whole new audience of organizations” said Ryan Plourde, Principal and co-founder of AbleBridge. “This provides small to medium sized Financial and Insurance agencies with a powerful client management solution which they don’t need to manage on their own IT infrastructure.”

Microsoft’s Software + Services strategy is a combination of solutions that weave together the best of software and Internet services to provide a new generation of rich software applications available online anywhere. This approach gives individuals and organizations greater freedom of choice in how they deploy the software solutions most critical to their business.

About AbleBridge

AbleBridge ( specializes in helping companies streamline their business operations and improve business results by leveraging the features and capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. AbleBridge’s Core Competencies include: Needs Analysis, Business Process Management, Installation and Configuration, Data Migration, Customization, .NET Development and Training Services.

About Microsoft Dynamics

Microsoft Dynamics is a line of financial, customer relationship and supply chain management solutions that help businesses work more effectively. Delivered through a network of channel partners providing specialized services, these integrated, adaptable business management solutions work like and with familiar Microsoft software to streamline processes across an entire business.

About Mural Consulting

Mural Consulting is a specialized team of Software-as-a-Service experts. They work with ISVs and Service Providers to create SaaS strategies that drive real actions, and then execute those actions side-by-side with their clients. Mural has conducted over 300 executive SaaS business design sessions globally. From that experience, they have assembled 8 Key Success Factors for SaaS success which for the form the foundation for all of their strategy and execution services.

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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