SOURCE: Cast Iron

May 06, 2008 08:00 ET

Saaspoint and Cast Iron Systems Team Together to Simplify Integration for Salesforce.com's European Customers

Cast Iron Products Combined With Saaspoint Services Will Reduce Integration Time and Costs by 80%

LONDON and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - Saaspoint, Europe's leader in salesforce.com implementations, has signed a global partnership agreement with Cast Iron Systems, the #1 SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) integration solution provider. Under the agreement, Saaspoint will use Cast Iron's integration solution to deliver salesforce.com integration projects in Europe and help salesforce.com customers reduce their integration time and costs by up to 80% when compared with traditional software approaches.

"Cast Iron Systems is the global leader in ensuring that SaaS applications like salesforce.com integrate tightly with traditional on-premise systems," commented John Appleby, chairman, Saaspoint. "Their simple, out-of-the-box salesforce.com solution, coupled with their subscription model, makes them a natural partner for our customers and for us."

Cast Iron customers include Allianz, British American Tobacco (BAT), Dow Jones and Siemens to name a few of the hundreds of customers who have chosen their solution. Saaspoint is one of the largest global providers of consulting services centered around the SaaS delivery model, and is 100% focused on delivering an end-to-end solution involving both implementation and integration of salesforce.com.

"We have been very impressed with Saaspoint's reputation for customer success, and selected them as one of our top Certified Partners," said Cast Iron System's CEO, Ken Comée. "We aim to leverage the relationship in both EMEA and North America. Their global expertise in salesforce.com implementations combined with our market leading integration solution provides a powerful end-to-end solution for the SaaS market."

Cast Iron's solution for salesforce.com customers is built around the Cast Iron integration solution which uses a configuration rather than a coding approach to enable integration projects to be completed in just days.

About Saaspoint

Saaspoint is one of the largest global providers of consulting services centred around the OnDemand and Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery model, and is 100% focused on the successful implementation and integration of salesforce.com-based projects. Saaspoint is a centre of excellence for developing AppExchange and Force.com applications.

Established by original founders of salesforce.com EMEA, Saaspoint launched operations in North America in early 2007. It has helped hundreds of customers and thousands of users to achieve success and exceptional ROI through their use of salesforce.com.

Visit: http://www.saaspoint.com.

About Cast Iron Systems

Founded in 2001, Cast Iron Systems is the #1 SaaS integration vendor. Cast Iron has hundreds of customers across all industries and around the world, including Allianz, British American Tobacco (BAT), AmerisourceBergen, Emerson, IBA Molecular, Krueger International, Peet's Coffee & Tea, PGP Corporation, Salesforce.com, The Sports Authority, and Tesla Motors, among many others. Backed by Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, and Lehman Brothers, Cast Iron is privately held and led by experienced technology executives from Informatica, PeopleSoft, Siebel, Oracle, Vitria, and webMethods. For more information on Cast Iron Systems, please visit www.castiron.com.