SOURCE: Symphony Services

Symphony Services

December 13, 2010 09:19 ET

Symphony Services Signs IBS as a New Client

Swedish Leader in Distribution Resource Management Turns to Symphony to Significantly Advance Innovation and Bolster Its Market Position

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - December 13, 2010) - Symphony Service Corp., the leader in global product engineering services, today announced it has signed IBS as a new client. IBS, provider of the IBS Enterprise software that automates and accelerates every critical process needed in a distribution business, has hired Symphony Services to provide software products to automate internal processes.

IBS decided to partner with Symphony Services because of the depth and breadth of its expertise in delivering products for process automation. The Symphony Services team of software professionals has played an instrumental role in offering a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that has proved instrumental in helping IBS automate internal processes due to IBS' significant growth rate and interest in Cloud-based services.

"We decided to partner with Symphony Services because of its reputation for delivering software products that deliver outcome certainty while driving significant innovation for software companies in the enterprise technology sector," said Christian Paulsson, President and CEO, IBS. "The Symphony Services team has proven an invaluable addition to our team of professionals who are helping deliver the next generation of powerful enterprise technology that manages every aspect of complex distribution businesses."

Additionally, IBS is leveraging Symphony's RPM Product Suite of Business Intelligence Software, which enables tools necessary to deploy the next generation multi-dimensional analytics to enhance the intelligence capabilities of IBS Enterprise software. Based on a service-oriented architecture, Symphony's RPM products reduce the complexity of integration across systems and protect the technology investments IBS has already made, resulting in a significantly enhanced functionality. IBS has also selected Symphony's award-winning Expense Management System (EMS©) which has allowed IBS to gain control over its IT and desktop lifecycle, improving the bottom line and optimizing performance. 

Finally, Symphony Services' SUMMIT SaaS product suite has significantly improved IBS' IT governance; optimized service levels; increases the team's overall productivity; and provides maximum IT management benefits.

"Our work with IBS marks an exciting milestone for us as we continue to expand our footprint in the international enterprise software sector," said Alan Harlan, President, Software Management Solutions, Symphony Services. "We're confident that we can help IBS dominate the market it serves and we look forward to a long and mutually successful relationship."

About Symphony Services
Symphony Service Corp. is the only global specialist providing software product engineering outsourcing services necessary for Engineering Outcome Certainty™. ISV's, software-enabled businesses, and companies whose products contain embedded software partner with Symphony Services to achieve their business goals, from improving product line revenue to raising client satisfaction, increasing product innovations and reducing time-to-market. The company helps clients drive unparalleled innovation while bringing predictability to costs, schedules and quality of the outsourced engineering process. Symphony Services' capabilities across the full Product Development Lifecycle maximize the ROI for client engineering organizations while delivering market-leading products in Telecom, Healthcare, Energy, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Financial Services and Internet Commerce. 

The company's risk-reward partnership models and focus on transparent, metrics-driven value delivery ensures complete alignment with clients' business and R&D objectives. Utilizing an approach centering on a repeatable, industrialized process that drives productivity across all client engagements while ensuring business outcomes, Symphony Services is helping its clients deliver over 1,200 software releases annually. Leveraging the product DNA and superior intellect of its people, the company's approach leads to superior engineering on-time, on-budget, and with Outcome Certainty Symphony Services is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., with facilities in North America, India, Europe and China. For more information, please visit www.symphonysv.com.

About IBS
BS is the world leader in distribution resource management software - business applications for the wholesale, distribution and manufacturer/distributor markets. We have over 30 years experience of helping wholesale and distribution companies streamline, automate and accelerate the processes needed to run their business. Through our software and services expertise, we deliver significant value to our customers by helping them improve their inventory planning, purchasing and supplier management, warehouse processes, demand management and returns processing.

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