Satyam, BaaN join hands for collaborative commerce solutions

Hyderabad: Satyam Computer Services (, a leading global player in the IT services space, and BaaN (, a leading provider of collaborative commerce solutions for varied industry verticals, have formed a strategic alliance to deliver generation-next, e-business solutions.

Under this alliance, the companies will jointly deliver solutions that combine Satyam’s strategic consulting and implementation services with BaaN’s iBaaN suite of business solutions in the India and ASEAN region.

The collaborative enterprise solutions (CES) unit of Satyam delivers solutions encompassing the span of the enterprise, its business partners and customers. It focuses on the enhancement of the efficiencies across the value network by promoting collaboration, visibility, synchronisation and responsiveness.

The alliance with BaaN is set to create a strong synergy between the solutions that BaaN provides and the solutions delivered out of CES. BaaN’s solutions address the business needs of the entire extended enterprise with powerful e-business solutions that help companies’ transition to the Internet.

“Within Satyam there has always been a clear focus on technologies and solutions that address the needs within an enterprise and beyond. Collaborative commerce [CC] involves sharing of mission-critical information across the extended enterprise, which allows business partners to act almost as one company. The iBaaN suite of products will enable Satyam’s clients collaborate effectively throughout the value chain,” says Satyam Computer Services managing director Rama Raju.

Adds Satyam senior vice-president and head (CES) Mohan Eddy: “We believe that CC represents the next evolution of electronic interaction. The iBaaN suite of applications will be an integral part of our CC practice, whose core purpose is to enable our clients collaborate with their business partners online and deliver complex solutions to the customers. With this alliance, Satyam and BaaN together will deliver cost-effective, world-class e-business solutions.”