SOURCE: Bristlecone

April 16, 2008 09:00 ET

Bristlecone Labs Integrates Ivara EXP Enterprise With SAP® Solutions

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - Bristlecone Labs, a division of Bristlecone, today announced that it has successfully integrated Ivara Corporation's EXP Enterprise software version 5.0 with the plant maintenance application of the SAP® ERP Release 6.0 application via integration with the SAP NetWeaver platform, enabling the solution to qualify for "Powered by SAP NetWeaver®" status. EXP Enterprise is the leading asset performance management software solution on the market today. The certified integration allows EXP customers using the SAP solution to quickly manage the performance of their equipment in order to prevent equipment failures, increase production and lower costs.

"We were extremely pleased with the integration work by Bristlecone Labs," said Gerry Bleau, CEO, Ivara Corporation. "Bristlecone Labs not only brought deep domain expertise to the project, but also, excellent management and communication skills, which complemented our team and enabled this project to end on time and on budget."

"The Ivara technology was very easy to integrate with SAP solutions," said Kemal Koeksal, vice president and general manager, Bristlecone Labs. "We are excited for the business opportunity that Ivara has in front of them due to this integration. This engagement is another proof point that ISVs around the world continue to choose Bristlecone for assistance with integration and certification services related to the SAP NetWeaver platform."

About Bristlecone Labs

Bristlecone Labs (, a division of Bristlecone, believes in creating economic value for the existing and future members of the SAP ecosystem. Bristlecone Labs' main focus area is in providing software development, certification, testing and support services for SAP and ISVs in the SAP ecosystem. Bristlecone Labs has maintained the right blend of consultants with the required skills, knowledge and expertise to produce quality work to earn the trust of customers such as SPSS, HP, and Sun Microsystems.

About Ivara Corporation

Ivara is the leader in asset performance management software, Ivara EXP Enterprise, and services including Ivara RCM2™, the leading reliability strategy development methodology. RCM2 is delivered exclusively by The Aladon Network, Ivara's global network of reliability experts. Ivara EXP prevents industrial equipment failure, increases production and lowers costs for better business performance. EXP transforms data into real-time intelligence and helps plant and operations management make fast and accurate business decisions. Customers worldwide, representing a cross section of asset intensive industries, realize the benefits of EXP every day. For more information, visit

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