SOURCE: Kineticsware

October 24, 2007 06:00 ET

Acando Joins Kineticsware Partner Program

Partners Expand Relationship Across Europe

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN--(Marketwire - October 24, 2007) - Kineticsware, a global software company and Microsoft Certified partner focused on customers in supply chain intensive industries, announced today it has signed a partnership agreement with Acando, a leading business management and IT consultancy based in Sweden. Their deep expertise in supply chain management and Microsoft Dynamics AX solutions, combined with an integrated approach of business and IT consulting, Acando is uniquely poised to drive greater value for its customers through the Kineticsware Partner Program.

"We are very excited about this partnership. It represents a unique opportunity for Acando and Kineticsware to address the specific needs of our manufacturing and distribution customers in the Swedish market," says Mattias Englund, Acando Business Area Manager for Microsoft Dynamics. "Together we can address our customers' needs for managing implementations of Microsoft Dynamics AX and support Microsoft-based collaboration, business intelligence, and supply chain management applications at a lower cost with higher return on investment for target industries across Europe. This collaboration further enhances our partnership delivery model with the addition of one of the leading Microsoft Dynamics AX providers in the region," adds Simon Thomason, Managing Director, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, for Kineticsware.

By selecting to participate in the Kineticsware Partner Program, Acando will be receive additional support in terms of identifying new customer engagements, broaden their total solution approach with Kineticsware's industry solutions, and work jointly to attract and train new consultants to meet the market growth opportunities in the Nordic region. In addition, with their expansion across Europe, Acando is uniquely qualified to expand and accelerate the reach of Kineticsware solutions to clients undergoing supply chain transformation initiatives.

About Kineticsware

Kineticsware is a global software company and Microsoft Certified partner with unparalleled industry expertise. The company delivers adaptable business management solutions for supply chain-intensive companies in the high technology, consumer goods, apparel, and textile value chains. Kineticsware software extends Microsoft Dynamics and helps customers gain competitive advantage by improving employee productivity, increasing competitive agility, and lowering operational costs. By giving medium-sized companies an experience historically only available to large enterprises, the company creates lasting business value for customers with the lowest possible risk and highest possible return. For more information visit:

About Acando

Acando is a consultancy company that in partnership with its clients identifies and implements business improvements through information enabled by technology. Acando provides a balance of high business value, short project times and low total cost. Acando's annual turnover exceeds EUR 130 million and the Group employs more than 1,300 professionals in ten European countries. Acando is quoted on the OMX Nordic Exchange. Acando's corporate culture is based on three core values: Team spirit, Passion and Results. For more information visit:

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