September 21, 2005 08:30 ET

BISON Schweiz AG Chooses IBM as Preferred Partner to Help Deliver On Demand Solutions to Meet Wholesale Industry Customer Needs

BISON Schweiz AG Joins IBM PartnerWorld Industry Networks

SURSEE, SWITZERLAND -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 21, 2005 -- BISON Schweiz AG today announced it has achieved industry optimized status in IBM's PartnerWorld Industry Networks. BISON Schweiz AG can now take advantage of IBM's sales, marketing and technical expertise to develop and deliver on demand solutions that meet customer requirements in the wholesale industry.

Customers are seeking solutions that can help them better integrate processes and applications and allow them to quickly respond to changing market opportunities -- all key elements in transforming to an On Demand business.

BISON Schweiz AG can look back on a mid-market experience of more than 20 years and disposes of competence and knowledge to meet the IT-needs of present and future generations. Directly from the start, BISON Group was engaged in a close partnership with IBM which has resulted in 20 years of rich experience with IBM products, especially working their solution on IBM eServers iSeries and pSeries as well as OpenPower. BISON Solution is also offered with IBM middleware -- WebSphere Application Server and DB2 Universal Database. Customers can choose the configuration that fits best for their company.

The core competency of the BISON Group lies in the development of solutions, which reliably and securely contribute to the success of its customers. Every customer is extensively well advised and accompanied in the long term.

BISON offers a leading technology ERP solution that lets customers adapt their business processes along environmental changes very easily and in short time. On top of that BISON Solution renews a part of its technology every year. Both business flexibility and technological evolution preserves customers' investments.

"The PartnerWorld Industry Networks is a great platform for BISON to collaborate with IBM and other IBM Business Partners to accommodate the needs of customers in the Wholesale business. Speaking a common industry-language with a vendor is a big advantage for customers because things are clear faster and easier. That makes PartnerWorld Industry Networks a win-win platform," says Peter Herzog, director product marketing, BISON Schweiz AG.

"PartnerWorld Industry Networks is mobilizing thousands of ISVs, helping them to develop customized, industry solutions for customers," said Gabriel Tal, director, ISV & Developer Relations, IBM Europe. "Customers aren't seeking a one-size-fits-all solution -- they want tailored, industry-specific solutions that can help solve their business challenges. Through PartnerWorld Industry Networks, IBM is working closely with BISON Group to deliver open and flexible solutions to match our customers' needs."

The IBM PartnerWorld Industry Networks provide ISVs with comprehensive business insight, technical resources, networking opportunities, and marketing and sales support designed to help them reach more customers and close deals faster. Participants in the PartnerWorld Industry Networks can team with IBM to bring on demand solutions to market more easily and to ensure these solutions meet specific industry needs, reflecting how customers buy technology today. ISVs who have attained one or more Industry Optimized competences have successfully integrated with on demand IBM infrastructure software and hardware and demonstrated success with customers in the industries they note.

ISVs can sign up for PartnerWorld Industry Networks at

About BISON Group

BISON Group offers a full wholesale industry solution that is based on 20 years of project experience. The combination of standardized experience and flexibility of the state-of-the-art technology, BISON Solution enables businesses to take the growing challenges of the market and act to extend their competitive advantages step by step at low cost and high returns.

To learn more about BISON Schweiz AG and BISON Solutions, please visit the following websites:

Contact Information

  • BISON Group Schweiz
    Iris Fehlmann
    Director Groupwide Services
    Phone +41 (0)41 469 63 02
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