SOURCE: NTT Centerstance

NTT Centerstance

January 06, 2015 14:53 ET

NTT Centerstance Acquires IP for AppExchange Solution buzzRetail

Solution Built on the Salesforce Force.com Platform Transforms Retail Execution in the Consumer Goods Industry

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2015) - NTT Centerstance, an NTT Group company, today announced it has acquired the intellectual property rights for buzzRetail, a Salesforce.com AppExchange product created by Buzz Solutions. buzzRetail is a retail execution solution built on the Salesforce Force.com platform which helps clients with distribution channels 'win at the shelf' by increasing visibility and enhancing headquarters and field collaboration with a mobile solution that works online or in a disconnected mode.

Buzz Solutions, located in Montreal, Canada, is a global software provider of mobile cloud based solutions for retail execution in the consumer goods industry. The buzzRetail solution enables consumer goods companies to plan sales activities, increase retail compliance, perform route planning and route optimization, track store conditions, manage planograms, and support orders, returns and bookings in a Direct-Store-Delivery (DSD) model.

NTT Centerstance, a leading Salesforce consulting partner and one of the few Platinum Cloud Alliance partners in the world, will also acquire Buzz Solution's team of experts, joining forces to advance the standard of retail execution in the marketplace. The solution will become part of NTT Centerstance's Innovation Center and utilized as an accelerator to drive rapid return on investment to clients with distribution channels, such as consumer goods manufacturers, brokers, etc.

"This acquisition provides us with a unique differentiator in the Retail/Consumer Goods industry vertical," says Marv Mouchawar, CEO of NTT Centerstance. "The buzzRetail solution, now backed by the power of NTT Group, allows our clients to benefit from the existing Intellectual Property as well as customize it to fit their particular needs."

"We sought a strategic partner to support the growth and scale the buzzRetail footprint globally. Our customers will benefit by NTT Centerstance's depth of Salesforce expertise and our employees have embraced the new and challenging opportunities that will result from this acquisition," says Georges Haddad, CEO of Buzz Solutions. "We're excited to bring our solution to an expanded channel as a result of the support of the NTT Group framework."

NTT Centerstance is a consulting company specializing in business transformation through process improvement and application of cloud technologies. As part of NTT Group, NTT Centerstance can offer the complete lifecycle of cloud-related services (strategy, build/migrate, and run) across the entire cloud stack (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS.) For more information visit www.NTTcenterstance.com. For questions regarding the BuzzRetail solution contact cloudsolutions@centerstance.com.

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