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Antonio Laloumet to Lead Solid Quality Mentors’ Cloud Computing Initiatives International training and consulting firm

Antonio Laloumet to Lead Solid Quality Mentors’ Cloud Computing Initiatives

International training and consulting firm Solid Quality Mentors, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, welcomes Antonio Laloumet as Global Director of Cloud Computing and Strategic Sales & Solutions. He will be leading a global team of experts in helping customers take advantage of exciting new cloud computing technologies.

Madrid, Spain, January 13, 2011 --(PR.com)-- International training and consulting firm Solid Quality Mentors, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, is excited to welcome Antonio Laloumet as Global Director of Cloud Computing and Strategic Sales & Solutions.

Antonio joins SolidQ after working the past 5 years in the Microsoft Server & Tools Unit, where his main objective was helping organizations build solutions based on the Microsoft Application Platform. Before that, he spent 15 years at Oracle serving as manager of Server Technologies and, later, manager of Middleware Technologies. Backed by more than 30 years of IT experience working at such companies as Unisys and Philips Communications and Data Systems, Antonio has specialized primarily in database tuning and benchmarking and ensuring security and information privacy.

“We are thrilled to have Antonio leading a team of Cloud Technical Champions, carefully selected from among the best SolidQ expert mentors we have worldwide,” says Fernando G. Guerrero, Global CEO of SolidQ and a Microsoft Regional Director. “Through his role at Microsoft, Antonio has been dealing with the largest corporate customers in Spain, LATAM, and Western Europe. We look forward to having him work closely with our local sales teams to make sure we leverage our skills in all regions and address customers' business and technology needs appropriately.”

Antonio's rich background includes serving as team leader in the areas of database and middleware, where he coordinated teams of highly specialized engineers; working as an application design and development consultant; and serving as a professor of computer science. He has represented Microsoft and Oracle as a speaker at business and technology events and has collaborated with several committees related to system and database architectures. In addition, he co-authored a book introducing computing to primary and high school students.

"I'm really looking forward to working with the great folks at SolidQ,” Antonio notes. “I've known some of the founders and mentors even before the company was created, and I've had the opportunity to work with them on several successful projects during my time with Microsoft. I'm especially excited to lead SolidQ's cloud computing initiatives and help customers succeed in this new area. I think the cloud represents great opportunities for IT organizations, and SolidQ is ready to hit the ground running with practical, innovative solutions."

About Solid Quality Mentors Solid Quality Mentors is comprised of more than 100 of the world's top technical experts who specialize in assuring client success using integrated Microsoft technologies. Our mentors are located around the globe and include more than 50 active or former Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) and

Regional Directors (RDs). Since its founding in 2002, Solid Quality Mentors has become a trusted

Regional Directors (RDs). Since its founding in 2002, Solid Quality Mentors has become a trusted global provider of advanced solutions and education for the Microsoft Data Ecosystem™. And our experts work daily with the constantly evolving Microsoft SQL Server, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, and .NET Development platforms to help you take advantage of the latest features for database and application deployments. Learn more about Solid Quality Mentors at www.SolidQ.com; for assistance, you can reach us at 1-800-757-6543 or Info@SolidQ.com.

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Contact Information: Solid Quality Mentors Kathy Blomstrom 970-630-3404 kblomstrom@solidq.com www.solidq.com Online

Contact Information:

Solid Quality Mentors Kathy Blomstrom

970-630-3404

kblomstrom@solidq.com

www.solidq.com

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