ZAP and Microsoft Sign Global ISV Partnership Agreement

San Francisco, CA, August 21, 2014

ZAP, a leading provider of business intelligence software for Microsoft Dynamics businesses worldwide, today announced it has entered into a Global ISV partnership with Microsoft. The partnership will help ensure that Microsoft Dynamics customers worldwide will have access to innovative and deeply integrated business intelligence solutions.

Microsoft's GISV program offers selected partners the opportunity to spotlight their Microsoft Dynamics knowledge and industry-tailored solutions to the greater marketplace. Microsoft employs its internal resources and global reach to help GISV partners expand and improve their solution and sales footprint.

Matthew Lingard, ZAP CEO, outlined. "This alliance will create another level of commitment and coordination through product alignment and field execution to ensure our joint customers continue to achieve high levels of satisfaction. ZAP as a business is a 100% focused on being a primary provider of world-class business intelligence solutions to the Microsoft Dynamics partner community and its customers."

"We are excited to have ZAP join the Microsoft Dynamics Global ISV program," said Mike Ehrenberg, Microsoft Technical Fellow. "With an ever increasing interest from our customers in business intelligence, this alliance will further support the delivery of ZAP BI and provide measurable business outcomes to our Dynamics on-premises and online customers."

ZAP BI for Microsoft Dynamics is an enterprise focused business intelligence solution built specifically for Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM that delivers seamless integration, pre-built analytics, and a unique BI platform that is designed to support Dynamics Partners and ISV's in developing industry aligned BI solutions that will empower their customers to succeed in a highly competitive marketplace.

"As a result of the Global ISV Partnership we will be re-launching our Dynamics Partner (VAR) program and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) programs to provide better financial outcomes for those partners serious about building Business Intelligence competencies within their business for their customers. With customers more than ever before looking to their Microsoft Dynamics solutions to provide enhanced management information and insight, this alliance will truly drive value into the entire eco-system with customers being the direct beneficiaries," stated Garth D. Laird, ZAP President.

About ZAP

With customers in more than 50 countries spanning from mid-market local businesses to those supporting Fortune 500 credentials, ZAP focuses on providing real business outcomes through the integration of its' best in class business intelligence solutions to those ERP and CRM solutions delivered by Microsoft Dynamics. For more information visit: