Worldwide Partners Demonstrate Support of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0

REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 6, 2005 — Microsoft Corp. today announced details of its partner initiatives for the release of Microsoft Dynamics™ CRM 3.0. The company has been working with a wide array of partners within the Microsoft Partner Program over the past six months to bring solutions based on Microsoft CRM to market as soon as possible. Today, prospective Microsoft customers will find that their preferred partners are ready to deliver the value of this new generation of Microsoft CRM. In total, more than 2,500 partners organizations worldwide have participated in the Microsoft CRM Early Access and Microsoft CRM Showcase programs, which began in the summer of 2005.