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GRAITEC announces that the latest release of Advance Steel received Microsoft certification

Advance Steel : Professional Steel Detailing Software Solution for AutoCAD

Los Angeles, USA, April 24th, 2009. GRAITEC, a major worldwide developer for structural analysis and detailing software announces, that Advance Steel 2009, its flagship product for steel detailing that automates the entire structural CAD process (fabrication, erection drawings, various reports) and creates NC fabrication data in AutoCAD®, has successfully passed the test criteria defined by the Microsoft Platform Test for ISV Software Solutions for the following components:

  • Windows Client
  • MS Office 2003
  • SQL Server 2005

Testing was conducted by VeriTest, a testing service of Lionbridge Technologies.

With this certification, GRAITEC has received the recognition of efficiency in developing software solutions with Microsoft technologies. Furthermore, since version 2009 of Advance Steel is capable of running in a multi-user environment, the SQL Server 2005 certification gains more significance.

"We are very proud to have earned the ISV/Software Solutions Competency within the Microsoft Platform Test for ISV Solutions," said Manuel LIEDOT, GRAITEC Product Marketing and R&D Manager. "The ISV/Software Solutions Competency distinguishes our company from other CAD / CAE software providers and allows us to better promote our technical skills and expertise to our customers."