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MicroTech CEO Attends Mexican Inauguration
New Mexican President Takes Office
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 4, 2012 10:18 AM
VIENNA, Va., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This past Saturday, Mexico's newly elected President, Enrique Pena Nieto, received Mexico's Presidential sash from former President Felipe Calderon. Later that day at the Transition of Power Ceremony in Mexico's capital city, Mexican officials and worldwide dignitaries gathered to watch him assume his new role. Along with the United States senior representative Vice President Joe Biden, MicroTech's President & CEO, Tony Jimenez, was one of the few American businessmen invited to the event.
"It's quite an honor to be one of only a small handful of U.S. business leaders invited to Mexico's Presidential Inauguration," said Jimenez. "Being able to witness former President Felipe Calderon hand his power over to President Enrique Pena Nieto and help Mexico in its IT endeavors for future growth and success is a real blessing. I am confident this new collaborative relationship will be prosperous for the United States, Mexico, and MicroTech."
The Washington Post's William Booth described the scene at the Mexican Congress saying, "..Calderon removed the green, white and red sash of office and passed it to Pena Nieto." This signified the transition of power from the 12 years of the PAN (Partido Accion Nacional) party back to the party Nieto belongs to, PRI (Partido Revolucionario Institucional), which has ruled Mexico from 1929 to 2000.
Mexico's new transition of power symbolizes their push towards new and better horizons. After he took office, President Nieto voiced his goals to help citizens rise from poverty to take their place on the international stage. He said, "We are a nation that is going at two different speeds. There's a Mexico of progress and development. But there's another, too, that lives in the past and in poverty…Mexico has not achieved the advances its people demand and deserve."
MicroTech's recent business expansion, MicroTech International, is currently working on strategic partnerships within Mexico to provide technological capabilities to the growing country in their time of ascension. Jimenez said, "This new transition will bring in a virtuous and revolutionary change for the Mexican Government and its people. Mexico's new focus on peace, prosperity, and innovation will further sanctify and strengthen MicroTech's new business expansion into Mexico."
MicroTech provides Technology Services, Network Systems Integration, Product Solutions, Cloud Computing, Unified Communications & Collaboration, Cyber Security, Mobility, and Social Media Solutions as well as leadership/management skills courses, business simulations and vital industry certifications as part of MicroTech University to commercial enterprises, along with the public sector — managing more than half-a-million technology users daily. A prime contractor of over 100 Federal projects and more-than-25 procurement vehicles, MicroTech offers access to 2500 vendors and a million technology products and services across the government.
MicroTech is a certified and verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) and National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) certified supplier delivering robust process-driven performance for mission success. MicroTech applies its regimented process, enterprise IT experience, and state-of-the-art engineering solutions to integrate different technologies and create proven results that can respond to your strategic needs. MicroTech is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, EMC Velocity Partner, Cisco Gold Partner, CA Federal Solution Provider Gold Partner, HP Public Sector Federal Specialist Partner, Dell Certified Partner, Symantec Managed Services Partner, VMware Enterprise Partner, Autonomy Value Added Partner, Adobe Solutions Partner, Citrix Silver Solution Advisor, Oracle Silver Partner, and IBM Business Partner. MicroTech is an Inc. 500 Hall of Fame member, a Top 5 Fastest-Growing Hispanic-Owned Business (2009-2012), a 2011 Red Herring Global Top 100 Technology Innovator, a Deloitte 2011 Tech Fast 500 business, and the No. 1 Fastest Growing Private Communications / Networking Company in the Washington DC Metro area. ISO20000 Information Technology Service Management and ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems certified, CMMI Maturity Level 3 rated, and ITIL Management qualified, MicroTech is headquartered just outside the Nation's Capital in Tysons Corner, Virginia, with key offices throughout the U.S.
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