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Softtek Receives Rapid Deployment Solution Distinction by SAP for ERP Implementation in Manufacturing Sector

The solution cuts implementation times by 50%, marking it the first solution of its kind in the Brazilian market.

SÃO PAULO, Brazil - October 28, 2013 - Softtek , founder of the nearshore industry and leading global IT services provider dedicated to maximizing the value of applications, announced today that it has received the rapid deployment solution (RDS) accreditation from SAP for its implementation services for ERP Manufacturing.

Softtek's RDS solution allows companies to have a fully integrated enterprise resource planning solution in two to four months, effectively cutting the implementation time in half. SAP's ERP solution for manufacturing optimizes production, inventory control, trading processes and finance in a fully integrated solution.

"When organizations embark in a large transformational project, like the implementation of an ERP, they are constantly puzzled by the uncertainty of costs, time and scope," said Marcos Brum, Director of SAP consulting Softtek Brazil. "With this rapid deployment solution, we are able to provide our customers with the certainty of a predefined scope, at a known price and in a fixed timeframe."

The solution was designed by Softtek's SAP Solution Design in Brazil, using the company's widely adopted Lean Six Sigma principles to systematically improve processes, eliminate defects and reduce waste. The solution is part of a company-wide initiative to produce IP-based solution accelerators for the SAP technology platform.

"The end product is a solution that will improve how our clients manage their most important business processes – from procure-to-pay, make to stock, order-to-cash – with full visibility and sound financial processes," added Brum.

With 2,500 SAP professionals, Softtek has provided SAP services to the Brazilian market for 18 years, serving a wide range of clients with implementation, upgrade, mobility, cloud, analytics and application management services throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Current investments in leading edge technologies such as HANA, Fiori, Syclo, Afaria, allow Softtek to bring customers greater value and results.

Softtek recently announced it was positioned in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Management Service Providers Worldwide, as the first and only Latin American-headquartered IT services provider included in the report.

About Softtek:
Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of process-driven IT solutions with 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With 10 Global Delivery Centers in the U.S., Mexico, China, Brazil, Argentina, Spain and India, Softtek helps improve time-to-business-solution, lower costs of existing applications, deliver better engineered and tested applications, and produce predictable outcomes for top-tier corporations in over 20 countries. Through on-site, on-shore and it's trademarked Global Nearshore™ service delivery models, Softtek teams with CIOs to constantly increase the business value of IT. Softtek is the creator and a leader of the nearshore industry. Visit, follow @Softtek, connect with Softtek on LinkedIn and read Softtek's blog.

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