Coastal Range Named SAP Business One Partner of the Year
Vancouver, BC - January 24, 2012 - Coastal Range Systems Inc. (Coastal Range Systems), today announced it has been named the 2011 SAP® Business One Partner of the Year, Canada. Awards were presented by SAP Americas (NYSE: SAP) during the SAP North America Field Kick-Off Meeting (FKOM) 2012, held Jan. 17-19 in New Orleans, La., to the top-performing SAP channel partners and SAP services partners in North America for outstanding contributions that impact overall SAP sales and pipeline-generation goals.
“Coastal Range Systems is honored to accept the SAP Business One Partner of the Year, Canada award from SAP,” said Stephen Loyd, president & CEO, Coastal Range Systems. “This acknowledgement represents and supports our commitment and mission to help our customers achieve their business goals by working together to determine, provide, and transition them to the best business solution and technology, and to support their ongoing objectives. SAP Business One is at the foundation of our practice in achieving these objectives.
“Coastal Range Systems has found that the level of support offered by SAP channel management makes it easy to represent SAP effectively,” added Loyd. “Coastal Range Systems is proud to have the largest installed base of SAP Business One customers in Canada, made possible by the breadth of organization types that are able to benefit from the implementation of this highly integrated software.”
Selected from SAP’s wide-ranging North American partner base, nominations were evaluated on numerous criteria to determine winning partners in each category. As the recipient of the SAP Business One Partner of the Year, Canada award, Coastal Range Systems has demonstrated its commitment to combining world-leading software with depth of knowledge and experience, through which it provides customers an easily measured and quickly realized return on investment.
Coastal Range Systems received the award during the SAP North America FKOM 2012, an annual gathering of SAP executives, SAP field employees and partners to learn about SAP’s strategy, sales methodology, best practices, business growth opportunities and product innovations. The theme of this year’s meeting, “Run Better Win Bigger,” prominently featured SAP’s innovation story focusing on its core pillars – analytics, applications, cloud, mobility and in-memory computing – as well as solutions for industries and lines of business on a consistent core. A focus of the event was on helping SAP’s strong partner ecosystem succeed in 2012 by providing visibility into SAP’s company direction, education on products, networking opportunities, and exposure to SAP leaders. SAP and its partners help customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and ultimately run better with SAP solutions. This year’s North America FKOM hosted more than 4,000 attendees from the U.S. and Canada.
“Our partners’ regional, industry and solution expertise play a crucial role in driving game-changing co-innovation and expanding our market reach and customer touch points,” said John Graham, head of Volume Markets and Ecosystem & Channels, SAP America, Inc. “As a recipient of a 2012 SAP Partner Impact award, we recognize Coastal Range Systems’ commitment and efforts in developing and growing its partnership with SAP and driving customer success.”
Coastal Range Systems has enjoyed a positive partnership with SAP since the initial introduction of SAP Business One in North America in 2003. Providing technology that allows customers to see and understand every aspect of their business quickly and easily, Coastal Range Systems understands the importance of having finance, operations, sales and logistics working together seamlessly and immediately. SAP Business One provides this functionality.
About Coastal Range Systems:
Coastal Range Systems Inc. (www.coastalrange.ca) is an SAP gold channel partner authorized to resell the SAP Business One application. Coastal Range Systems provides business and software solutions that provide clarity into business.
Coastal Range Systems provides technology that allows customers to see and understand every aspect of their project or business, quickly and easily. Visibility gives customers the ability to react quickly to new information, and even to see the trends that show where their business is headed. Day-to-day, Coastal Range Systems’ specifically tailored, comprehensive solutions make for an efficient working environment that is easy to understand and manage.
Coastal Range Systems believes that finance, operations, sales and logistics should all work together seamlessly and immediately. And by understanding the whole business cycle, Coastal Range Systems designs systems that give real answers to the specific needs of each business. The talent and insight, tested methodology and technological expertise provided by Coastal Range Systems can help make any size business or project work better.
To learn more about how Coastal Range Systems improves business management, resulting in enhanced quality and streamlined decision making, visit http://www.coastalrange.ca.
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