SOURCE: OpenPages


October 27, 2009 09:00 ET

OpenPages Announces Strategic Partnership With The IQ Business Group

Relationship to Provide Enhanced GRC Consulting, Professional Services in the South Africa Region

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - October 27, 2009) -

News Facts

-- OpenPages, the leading provider of integrated risk management solutions for global companies, today announced a strategic partnership with The IQ Business Group (IQ), a global provider of practical business solutions to optimize operational and technological efficiencies. As part of the partnership, IQ will help deliver professional services, such as consulting, advisory and implementation services for OpenPages customers and prospects in the South African region.

-- The relationship with The IQ Business Group is a direct result of the significant customer growth OpenPages has experienced in the region over the past several months, which includes The Absa Group Limited (Absa), one of South Africa's largest financial services groups.

-- To further support users in this region, OpenPages will also sponsor the first annual OpenPages African Network (OPAN) Summit in Johannesburg in December 2009. As part of the event, the South African customer community will meet to discuss experiences in areas such as risk and compliance in an effort to increase GRC competency, both from a technology and industry perspective.

Supporting Quote

-- Gordon Burnes, VP of Marketing, OpenPages

"We are thrilled to have The IQ Business Group as our newest partner. As we continue to increase our presence in the South African region, they will be a critical partner in helping us provide customers with the leading GRC solutions. We look forward to working in tandem with The IQ Business Group on key sales, service and referral activities in an effort to create an even larger footprint for OpenPages in the global GRC market."

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About OpenPages

OpenPages is the leading provider of integrated risk management solutions for global companies. The OpenPages Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Platform empowers a risk-based approach to identify and manage key business risks across the enterprise. This approach enables companies to focus on what's important and to avoid unexpected outcomes while improving performance. Founded in 1996, the company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, with international offices in the United Kingdom, distribution partners in Japan and regional offices throughout North America. For more information, please visit

About IQ Group

The IQ Business Group combines strategic, operational and technical expertise with proven methodologies and approaches to make businesses more efficient. We pride ourselves in our practical experience, aligning people, technology and processes. We deliver and implement solutions to the financial services, employee benefits, healthcare, government and telecommunications industries utilising a full range of skill sets.

Founded in 1998, The IQ Business Group is headquartered in South Africa and has offices in the United States, Europe and Australia.

More information on The IQ Business Group is available by mail or on

OpenPages is a trademark of OpenPages, Inc. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

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