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By SuperUser Account on 4/4/2011 9:30 AM
 
Every day more than half a million people visit Microsoft Answers to get their burning Microsoft product questions answered. The company’s recently refreshed question-and-answer forum brings together consumers, experts and technical enthusiasts into a single online community.
 

REDMOND, Wash. – April 4, 2011 – Ever since he retired in 2005, Ronnie Vernon’s time has been his own. The former heavy equipment instructor gets to spend his days doing exactly what he likes to do. So each morning he fires up his computer, heads to the Microsoft Answers site, and settles in for a long day answering questions about Windows.

Roughly half a million visitors go to the Microsoft Answers site each day to ask and answer questions about Microsoft consumer products.
Roughly half a million visitors go to the Microsoft Answers site each day to ask and answer questions about Microsoft consumer products.
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Vernon can’t quite explain why he spends up to 12 hours a day offering strangers tech support. “Over the years I’ve tried to figure out why people do what they do with volunteering, but I never came up with a good explanation,” said Vernon, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) community leader recognized by Microsoft for actively sharing his real world technical expertise with consumers. “Basically, you have some knowledge, you see some people who have problems, and you just like to help.”

That’s exactly the spirit Microsoft is trying to nurture with Microsoft Answers, a question-and-answer forum that brings together consumers, Microsoft support engineers and technical enthusiasts from around the world, said Barbara Winter, senior program manager for Microsoft Answers.

“We see Microsoft Answers as less of a support site and more of a community supported by users and experts, only some of whom happen to work at Microsoft,” she said. “We're really trying to connect peers and enthusiasts and experts in a way that encourages users to own their experience and see each other as resources.”

Featured Microsoft Partners

 

THE KNASTER TECHNOLOGY GROUP 
Office Location:  Englewood, Colorado, United States
Type:  Reseller,Training Firm,VAR
Industry Focus:  Financial Services, Food and Beverage, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, Non-Profit, Professional Services, Software


Founded in 1990, the Knaster Technology Group is a Microsoft Gold Certified reseller focused exclusively on Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains, providing businesses with personalized implementation, training and support solutions. As a nineteen year consecutive recipient of the Microsoft Business Solutions Presidents Club award for service and sales excellence, we use industry best practices and proven implementation methodologies to improve the business success of over 300 clients. Our experienced team of Microsoft certified consultants is committed to providing a rapid implementation experience of minimal disruption and maximum sustainable value.

 

 

 
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Manufacturing Resource Partners 
Office Location:  Los Angeles, California, United States
Type:  Reseller,Training Firm,VAR
Industry Focus:  Manufacturing and Field Service


Manufacturing and Field Service consulting and implementation

 

 

Celestix 
Office Location:  Fremont, , United States
Type:  System Builder
Industry Focus:  MSP, Mid Market Commercial, SLED, Enterprise


Celestix is a leading provider of strong authentication, secure remote access and perimeter security - enabling organizations to enforce strong security controls for both user and data centric security.

 

 

Idea Dudes LLC 
Office Location:  Palm Coast, , United States
Type:  Systems Integrator,Training Firm,System Builder
Industry Focus:  We provide companies with Microsoft Certification training and consulting. We deal with Exchange Server, Windows Server, SharePoint, SQL Server and Windows Desktops..


Microsoft Certification Camps is about providing business solutions and lowering companies Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). When you walk in to a Microsoft Certification Camps class you are starting a journey into the Certification Experience.

 

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