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Sixth Time in Last Seven Years Hitachi Consulting is Honored by Microsoft for Achieving Outstanding Level of Sales Achievement and Innovation

16 August 2011 – Hitachi Consulting, a leading provider of IT consulting and management consulting solutions and services, announced today it has been named to the prestigious 2011 Inner Circle and Presidents Club for Microsoft Dynamics. This is the sixth time in the past seven years Gold Certified Partner and 2011 Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year Hitachi Consulting has earned its spot among the top echelon of Microsoft Dynamics strategic global partners for its high level of sales success and innovation.

The 2011 Inner Circle for Microsoft Dynamics honors an elite group of strategic partners across the globe with sales achievements that rank them in the top one percent of the Microsoft Dynamics global network. Members of the Inner Circle have performed to a high standard of excellence by delivering valuable solutions that help organizations achieve increased success. 2011 Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club represents the top five percent of Microsoft Dynamics partners worldwide, whose membership is granted based on continual, committed efforts to offer solutions that meet customer needs.

“We’re excited to recognize Hitachi Consulting as a leader in the Microsoft Dynamics global partner community for promoting and delivering solutions that drive customer success,” said Doug Kennedy, Vice President of Microsoft Dynamics Partners. “By providing the highest level of sales and innovation, customers can take comfort they are dealing with one of the best when working with Hitachi Consulting.”
“We are committed to our collaboration with Microsoft and to elevating Microsoft Dynamics to the highest level for our clients,” said Mike Gillis, Senior Vice President of Microsoft Global Alliances at Hitachi Consulting. “Being consistently recognized for Inner Circle and Presidents Club, along with our continual Partner of the Year awards and Gold Certified status, validates our efforts and highlights our success. We are extremely honored to receive this recognition from Microsoft once again.”

In addition to 2011, Hitachi Consulting was also named to the Microsoft Inner Circle and President’s Club in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2010.

Members are named to the Inner Circle and President’s Club annually. This year’s recognition came during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), the company’s annual premier partner event, which took place July 10-14 in Los Angeles, CA.

About Hitachi Consulting Corporation
As Hitachi, Ltd.'s global consulting company, with operations throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Hitachi Consulting is a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to Global 2000 companies across many industries. With a balanced view of strategy, people, process and technology, we work with companies to understand their unique business needs, and to develop and implement practical business strategies and technology solutions. From business strategy development through application deployment, our consultants are committed to helping clients quickly realize measurable business value and achieve sustainable ROI. Hitachi Consulting's client base includes 25 percent of the Global 100 as well as many leading mid-market companies. We offer a client-focused, collaborative approach and transfer knowledge throughout each engagement. For more information, call 1.877.664.0010 or visit

About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 360,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2010 (ended March 31, 2011) consolidated revenues totaled 9,315 billion yen ($112.2 billion). Hitachi will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental, industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at

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Vanessa Land
Devonshire Marketing
Tel: 0870 242 7469

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