Thirdware Solution and ISS Group Announce Strategic Alliance

June 23, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
June 23, 2009 - Thirdware Solution Limited, a global leader in providing ERP implementation consulting and related technical services, and ISS Group, a recognized provider of eCommerce and business process solutions for QAD® user organizations, have formed a strategic alliance to provide the global QAD user community with cost effective business process improvement solutions combined with best practices consulting services.

With over 650 consultants across the globe; Thirdware has one of the largest and most experienced ERP consulting practices in the world, including over 200 Project Managers, Solution Architects, Functional / Technical Consultants, DBA's, Application Specialists & Developers devoted specifically to QAD. ISS Group has been providing eCommerce solutions and integration services to the QAD community since the mid-nineties when ISSG was a reseller of the QAD application, and continues to introduce new and innovative business process improvement solutions specifically designed for QAD users.

"ISS Group is extremely pleased to enter into this strategic alliance with Thirdware", said Andrew Weinstein, CEO at ISS Group. "This relationship will allow us to offer our multi-national Clients with facilities in Europe and Asia Pacific more effective regional support for our solutions, as well as to offer all of our Clients an expanded portfolio of QAD related consulting services and support. Thirdware's deep knowledge of Enterprise Applications, as well as their industry and vertical focus will benefit our mutual Clients as they strive to streamline their operations. They're an ideal partner with mature skill-sets in ERP and process-oriented application development, offering strong, affordable offshore delivery with the capacity to scale."

"Thirdware is very excited about this relationship with ISS Group", said Chuck Johnson, GM Americas at Thirdware. "We are looking forward to collaborating with ISS Group on enhancing their solutions, as well as supporting and promoting the ISS Group products as part of our solutions portfolio."

As one of the immediate benefits of the Alliance which will be afforded to the QAD community, Thirdware and ISS Group will be offering a bundled solution of ISS Group product(s) and Thirdware services utilizing innovative models such as cloud computing. This bundle will be announced in more detail within the next few weeks.

About Thirdware Solution Limited (

Thirdware Solution has been providing IT services since 1995, and has satisfied over 300 Clients in the past 13+ years. Thirdware has application management centers in Mumbai and Chennai, India and in Singapore, China, Japan, Germany, the UK and the USA. With a highly experienced team of over 650 consultants, Thirdware delivers ERP, BI and BPM services via on-site, near-shore, and/or off-shore delivery models. Clients include Ford Motor Company, GE Quartz, Rockwell, Raychem, Laird Technologies, and many more.

About ISS Group (

ISS Group (ISSG) has been providing add-value solutions and services to the QAD community since 1995. Founded in 1986, ISSG has many years of business process knowledge and experience servicing the Manufacturing & Distribution sectors. Over this 20+ year period, ISSG has completed hundreds of ERP, eCommerce and CRM implementations, and continues to innovate and offer low cost solutions for QAD. ISSG's solutions have been proven to reduce costs and improve employee productivity in specific areas of a QAD user organization, with many reference Clients including John Crane Inc, Eaton Corporation, Laird Technologies, Remy International, Ingersoll Rand, Tyco, and ANH Refractories, to name just a few. With deep technical and functional knowledge of the QAD application, and the common business requirements of the QAD user community, ISSG has created a solution's portfolio to streamline and provide additional control over QAD related business processes in Purchasing, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service.