Astadia Becomes Authorized Convio Solution Provider

Firm Joins Exclusive Network of Partners Authorized to Implement and Service Convio Products

Addison, TX, (September 29, 2009) Astadia, a global leader in technology-enabled business consulting and top Salesforce.com partner, today announced that it is now an authorized partner in the Convio Solution Provider (CSP) program.  The CSP program is an exclusive network of leading strategy, services, and technology firms authorized to deploy and service award-winning Convio software in the nonprofit sector, using a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model.

Astadia believes that this partnership will help double its number of nonprofit-related projects in the coming year. 

“The CSP program provides deep knowledge around Convio’s methodology, products, and best practices.  Having the Convio Solutions Provider seal gives us a competitive edge and assures our clients that we understand how to effectively implement and consult around the Convio Common Ground™ CRM system – increasing our value to our nonprofit clients,” said Jerry Huskins, managing director, nonprofit education, Astadia. “Additionally, as the leading Salesforce.com partner, and the largest CSP authorized firm for the Convio Common Ground product, Astadia has the right combination of experience as a ‘trusted advisor’, to handle highly customized, complex projects for nonprofits."

In addition to ensuring that authorized partners provide the same level of consistency and service that Convio clients have grown to expect, the CSP program gives nonprofits the flexibility to choose the applications, providers, and approach that are best suited for their needs.

“As an authorized partner that has received advanced product training, Astadia is well-versed on the implementation methodology and best practices around Convio solutions, and also offers post-deployment services and consulting,” said Fred Waugh, vice president of alliances, Convio. 

Astadia implements best in class cloud technologies for nonprofit Constituent Relationship Management (CRM), donation and fundraising management, and targeted marketing. To ensure that their clients are running at maximum efficiency, Astadia provides process transformation consulting, drawing best practices from the 100+ non-profit projects they have successfully completed.

About Astadia

Astadia is the global leader in technology-enabled business consulting, focused on Cloud Computing and SaaS technologies. They are the top Salesforce.com partner by projects delivered, certified consultants, and customer satisfaction.

Astadia’s proven methodologies analyze business challenges and document clear, effective solutions that lead to improved customer relations and tangible business results. The company’s four practice areas are: Sales acceleration, Marketing acceleration, Customer Service and Support, and Cloud transformation/Application Rationalization for IT.

Astadia’s certified technology experts have delivered solutions in more than 30 countries, and operate offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia.  Their technology partners include Salesforce.com, Google, Eloqua, and many more.  Founded in 2002 and backed by Kodiak Venture Partners and North Atlantic Capital, Astadia offers a comprehensive resource for the latest in Cloud technology at www.astadia.com.

To learn more about the Convio Solution Provider program, visit http://www.convio.com/our-partners/

Press Contact:
Karoline McLaughlin
Director, Corporate Communications
Convio, Inc.

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