BANGALORE, India, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Sonata Software, an IT consulting and software services provider, today announced that it has been engaged by Sage, a leading global supplier of business management software and services, to extend Sage's enterprise resource planning (ERP) product lines on Microsoft's Azure Cloud platform. Leveraging Sonata's platform engineering experience and expertise, Sage will deliver superior cloud and mobile computing to small and medium businesses (SMBs) globally, as a part of its connected service strategy.
The enhanced ERP product will enable Sage Construction Anywhere, a cloud-based collaboration platform, to extend its current product functionality, as well as deliver next generation products to its clients in construction and real estate businesses. Sage solutions will allow customers to access real-time project information - anytime, anywhere, from web-enabled tablets, smart phones and other mobile devices.
With a proven track record of helping Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) adopt and leverage the power of cloud technologies, Sonata offers 360° partnerships through a gamut of services encompassing the product lifecycle that includes consulting, product engineering (design, architect, develop, test, release), performance engineering, test automation, security, technology modernization, sustenance, and support. Sonata is also a member of the Early Adoption Program for Microsoft Azure. Sonata's in-depth knowledge and expertise in Microsoft technologies will help Sage provide additional business value to their clients, by integrating "Cloud Based" offering with on-premise applications, enabling their customers to reach out to newer markets. Through this engagement, Sonata will offer Sage its architectural expertise in building new generation cloud applications, which deliver quality products with improved time-to-market, and a process maturity to enhance the team productivity.
"In order to take advantage of the strong demand and growth potential for cloud based product offerings, it is critical for ERP service providers such as Sage to continuously transform business through technology innovations. We value our relationship with Sage and with our deep knowledge and expertise in cloud technologies; Sonata will help Sage to realize their global connected service strategy. The partnership with Sage is founded on Sonata's commitment to creating sustained value to its clients' businesses, thus leading to a long-term and successful relationship," said P.V.S.N. Raju, Senior Vice President and Head - Microsoft Technologies, Sonata Software.
"The partnership with Sonata is a step towards strengthening our global connected service strategy, especially for our clients in the construction industry with teams working onsite. The new products created on Sage's cloud platforms will help our customers access real time information from anywhere, in lesser time and on multiple mobile devices, resulting in faster decision making, that too in a highly secured environment," said Enayet Jiwani, Vice President, Technology, Sage Construction & Real Estate.
Sage is a leading global provider of accounting, ERP and other business management applications and services for small and midsized businesses, with more than 6 million customers worldwide.
About Sonata Software Limited
Sonata Software, headquartered in Bangalore, India, is an IT consulting and software services company delivering transformational IT solutions through customer specific Centres of Excellence. Sonata serves Software Product Companies, and enterprises in the Travel, Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution verticals across the globe. Its key service lines include Business Intelligence and Analytics, Application Development Management (ADM), Mobility, Cloud, Social Media, Testing, Enterprise Services (ERP and CRM), and Infrastructure Management services. Sonata has strategic alliances with global technology majors like Microsoft, SAP, IBM, Oracle, and HP to deliver innovative solutions.
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