Symphony’s Microsoft Practice delivers maximum business impact by working closely with our customers’ Microsoft product teams to pioneer the adoption of new technologies. We are a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. We build solution frameworks, implement best practices and productivity improvement tools and design/construct high-quality, enterprise-class applications. We have offerings across the full Product Development Lifecycle on the Microsoft stack.

Microsoft Ecosystem at Symphony
Microsoft Gold Certified

Symphony Services has more than 1500 Microsoft certified engineers. Our Microsoft resources bring to the table their diverse experience in various areas including:

MS Technologies Applications Service Oriented Architecture
  • .NET
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • MS SQL Server
  • RIA using Silverlight
  • Desktop / Win-Forms based Applications
  • Distributed Enterprise Applications
  • To build enterprise applications using Web Services
  • To add business facades to legacy applications for extension or integration or building Web Services on ASP Model

Technology Snapshot
XML/XAML/XSL/XSD, SOAP, Web Services, .Net Remoting, AJAX, ADO.NET, ASP.Net, LINQ, ASP, MTS, COM+, MSMQ, Windows Mobile, WinForms, MFC/SDK, Silverlight, WMI, Gadgets, ISAPI, WinSock, RPC
C#.NET, VB.NET, Visual C++, Visual Basic
VBScript, JavaScript
Frameworks and Libraries
NET Framework 1.1/2.0/3.0/3.5/4.0 (including Workflow Foundation, Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Communication Foundation), Entity framework, ASP.Net MVC, Enterprise Library, MS Test, NUnit
Application Platforms and Tools
Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Great Plains, SharePoint 2010 and earlier versions, SQL Server 2008 R2 and earlier versions, MS Exchange, Active Directory, MS Office
Development Tools
Team Foundation Server, Expression Blend, NANT, InstallShield [With Windows Installer], Visual Studio 2010 and earlier versions, Visual Source Safe, Subversion
Build and Continues Integration
MS Build, CruiceControl.Net
Development Platform
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Mobile 2003, 5.0 and 6.0, SmartPhone
Note: Subversion [Under Development Tools], NUnit [Under Frameworks and Libraries], CruiceControl.Net [Under Build and Continues Integration] and Java Script [Under Scripting] are not from MS technology stack but we use it along with Microsoft Tools and Technologies during development.
Key Accelerators
  • SyMBA – Symphony Migration Benefit Assessor
    • .NET code analyzer and workbench developed by Symphony
    • Includes 400-plus rules around .NET frameworks.
    • Improves developer productivity by up to 15%
    • Win7 Logo certified
  • Reusable components on business solutions using Microsoft Dynamic CRM
  • Reusable Share Point web parts and customizable workflows which can accelerate time-to-market
  • Symphony Standards Adoption Program
    • Set of processes, tools and standards to improve code quality and developer productivity
    • Guaranteed to improve first pass rate to over 80%
    • Reduces development / testing cycle (up to 20%)
    • Decreases post release / production maintenance costs (up to 50%)
    • Applies to Microsoft but is not only MS specific
  • Visual Studio 2010 COE
    • In collaboration with Microsoft, Symphony has a Visual studio 2010 Center of Excellence (COE) at its Bangalore delivery center. The objective of this COE is to provide accelerators around ALM and Testing to customers working on Microsoft stacks
Key Microsoft Offerings
  • .NET based architecture, design and development
  • Application Life Cycle Management using VS 2010 & TFS
  • Migration to Microsoft .NET from other platforms and upgrading to higher.NET versions
  • Code Assessment and Re-factoring
  • Business Management Solutions using Dynamic CRM
  • Enterprise Collaboration, Document Management, Enterprise Content Management using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server
  • Test Automation using MS Test and TFS
  • SaaS & Cloud enablement using Azure
Success Stories
  • Innovative ideas and patents in Microsoft technologies added business value to clients like NetIQ, Hyperion, Mimosa, etc.
  • Symphony IP –SyMBA is Win 7 Logo certified
  • Symphony’s Microsoft competencies have enabled customer decrease maintenance cost by 70%
  • Symphony has helped a leading ISV in the Financial space to bring innovation in Check Processing (adhering to the Check21 Act) using Microsoft technologies
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