Management at FOXit (Pty) Ltd., a national provider of Enterprise Project Management (EPM) and Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) in business, has confirmed the company’s achievement of Level 2 Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) recognition.
Speaking from FOXit’s headquarters in Centurion, Gauteng, CEO Aldo van Tonder says official recognition of the company’s status as a Level 2 Contributor with a BBBEE Procurement level of 156.25% represents a key achievement.
“We have entered an important phase of our development. Equal opportunity and the development of skills remain critical aspects of commerce today, affecting every level of trade and industry in South Africa. The ability to cultivate an environment conducive to skills development and the application of these skills within a progressive workforce helps to differentiate,” says van Tonder.
These skills are considered critical to the development and growth of the project management environment and application of related technology.
FOXit is Microsoft partner with Gold certification across numerous competencies within the Microsoft Partner Network, including Project and Portfolio Management, Portals and Collaboration and as an Independent Software Vendor (ISV).
The company also holds various Silver competencies in the Microsoft Partner Network.
As a Microsoft Partner, FOXit has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and proven ability to meet customers’ needs. Staff are certified in Microsoft EPM and SharePoint Management, Administration and Implementation and the company is the preferred provider of EPM and SharePoint related training.
Management believe this level of expertise and certification is recognition of its continued impact in the technology marketplace.
This intellectual capital and this recent confirmation of the company’s empowerment status has reinforced the credibility of its service delivery strategy.
“Our mandate is to meet the growing demand for technology that makes a real difference to companies. We are talking about systems and solutions that truly change the way businesses operate. Aspects such as establishing a realtime, wholistic view of data, the ability to manage projects remotely and tap into data centres with ease and securely, are just some of the advantages we endorse in a competitive marketplace,” says van Tonder.