July 8, 2014 — Edgewater Fullscope, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Edgewater Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: EDGW) and leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM solutions to manufacturers, has formed a partnership with three top Microsoft Dynamics resellers called Absolute Process Partners.
Absolute Process Partners, a virtual partnership that offers global sales and implementation services to process manufacturers with international deployment needs, consists of Edgewater Fullscope, Edan Business Solutions in Belgium, KCS.net in Germany and Sable Systems in New Zealand.
"The founding members of Absolute Process Partners are the top partners selling to process manufacturers in our respective regions, and many of our customers are part of global organizations," said John Scandar, senior vice president of Edgewater Fullscope. "After working together for years on international engagements, this was an excellent opportunity to formalize our relationship. Together, we believe we can offer the greatest collection of process manufacturing knowledge and assets available to help drive value for manufacturers worldwide."
Collectively, Absolute Process Partners represents over 150 Microsoft Dynamics AX process manufacturing customers in food and beverage, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, as well as over 450 Dynamics AX and CRM consultants and initial geographical coverage in 10 countries, spanning three continents. The combination of local resources, industry-specific solutions and implementation expertise, and local legal and language knowledge will enable the virtual company to offer:
One organization providing local and country-specific support for global deployments
Consistent, deep process industry experience
Support for mixed mode manufacturing, including process and discrete operations
"Follow the sun," 24 hours/five days a week support
More efficient and cost-effective implementations by sharing collective industry expertise with customers
"Each of these companies has a proven record of delivering industry-specific functionality that extends Microsoft Dynamics AX's core capabilities," said Neil Holloway, corporate vice president, Microsoft Dynamics. "As part of this new venture, Absolute Process Partners will combine elements of their intellectual property and create a new industry-specific solution for global implementations. This is great news, as the combined impact of these partners will help customers meet global requirements and help ensure international consistency in their implementation experience."
Each partner has a proven record of delivering industry-specific functionality that extends the core functionality in Microsoft Dynamics AX. As part of this new venture, Absolute Process Partners will combine portions of their intellectual property and create a new industry-specific solution for global implementations. Details of the first product, AbsoluteFood, will be announced in the third quarter of 2014.
For more information, visit http://www.absoluteprocesspartners.com
About Edgewater Fullscope
Edgewater Fullscope is an award-winning Microsoft partner and one of the largest resellers of Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP and Dynamics CRM software and services in the United States and Canada. Its customers include discrete, mixed mode and process manufacturers. Fullscope also offers software and implementation services for Microsoft SharePoint and Business Intelligence, and is an early adoption partner for Parature and Yammer.
About Edan Business Solutions
Edan Business Solutions is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner in the Benelux with offices in Ghent (BE) and Helmond (NL). We help small, medium and large enterprises automate their business processes using standard Microsoft solutions and technology. We provide industry specific ERP and CRM solutions with Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Our focus industries are: food and process, wholesale and distribution, construction and installation. Edan Business Solutions was founded in 1973, and currently employs over 200 people in Belgium and the Netherlands. For more information, please visit www.edan.be.
KCS.net is with a total of 300 employees at 16 locations a leading Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and SharePoint partner in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with Microsoft Gold certifications for ERP, CRM and Collaboration & Content. Combining the best Microsoft technologies and the extensive process and industry expertise of all employees, KCS.net covers the most important pillars of business IT solutions and can therefore address the complex business requirements of their customers. For more information about KCS.net please visit www.kcs.net.
About Sable Systems
Sable Systems is an award-winning Microsoft partner and ISV in the Asia Pacific market place. With offices in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, Sable has customers in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), manufacturing and services industries. Sable is a specialist in Microsoft Dynamics AX with one of the strongest development and implementation teams in the region. For more information about Sable Systems, visit www.sablesystems.com.au.
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