SOURCE: Steelwedge Software, Inc.

Steelwedge Software, Inc.

June 09, 2009 13:03 ET

Steelwedge Software Announces Its Participation in SAP® EcoHub Solution Marketplace

Community-Enabled Solution Marketplace Delivers Added Value to Customers by Accelerating Discovery, Evaluation and Purchase of Trusted Partner Solutions -- Such as Steelwedge Sales Planning & Performance Management -- That Complement SAP Offerings

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - June 9, 2009) - Steelwedge Software, a leader in sales and operations planning solutions (S&OP), today announced its participation in the SAP® EcoHub solution marketplace. This community-powered solution marketplace makes it easier for customers to discover, evaluate and purchase partner solutions -- such as the Sales Planning & Performance Management solution from Steelwedge -- that complement SAP applications.

The SAP EcoHub provides customers access to complementary solutions and offerings that work best for their installation of SAP solutions. It leverages SAP's comprehensive ecosystem, where customers and partners can connect. The SAP EcoHub integrates community input, user feedback, ratings and partner demos, enabling a more educated and intelligent selection of solutions.

The Steelwedge Sales Planning & Performance Management solution is listed at https://ecohub.sdn.sap.com/irj/ecohub/solutions/salesplanningperformancemanagement. Resources available for download from the SAP EcoHub site include a solution summary, an informational white paper and several customer success stories. Also provided are certification details for the Sales Planning and & Performance Management solution and the ability to request a live demo or contact from Steelwedge.

"SAP EcoHub is an online solution marketplace that provides a powerful channel to showcase applications that complement SAP solutions," said Glen Margolis, Chief Executive Officer for Steelwedge Software. "Steelwedge is excited to participate in SAP EcoHub and we look forward to exposing existing and new customers to the Steelwedge Sales Planning & Performance Management solution integrated with SAP solutions."

As an established independent software vendor offering solutions in support of SAP offerings, Steelwedge has made serving the needs of customers using SAP solutions a top priority. Steelwedge Sales Planning & Performance Management 3.19 has earned SAP certification as powered by the SAP NetWeaver® technology platform.

Steelwedge offers customers a purpose-built executive sales and operations planning solution (S&OP) that includes workflow, performance dashboards and a collaborative platform that links detailed planning applications like Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) with more strategic and financial applications like Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC). Examples of results achieved by customers using Steelwedge in conjunction with SAP solutions include reduced inventory levels, reduced planning cycle times, improved forecast accuracy, and increased profitability.

SAP EcoHub is live at http://ecohub.sap.com. Visitors can search for solutions in many ways, including industry or solution, key words, relevance or partner. Solutions can be evaluated online based on feedback from other users, partners and business experts. Visitors can view an online demo on SAP EcoHub or request more information by requesting to be contacted, and initiate the purchase of the solution.

About Steelwedge

Steelwedge Software Inc. links sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes to existing systems through desktop applications including email and Excel. Steelwedge customers include Sara Lee, Hewlett-Packard, Honeywell, Harley-Davidson, SunPower, Juniper Networks, Nvidia, Tellabs, Psion, Qlogic and Teledyne.

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