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TechSpan, Evolve tie up to boost SWO practicenews
Our Convergence Bureau
17 July 2002

New Delhi: TechSpan Inc (www.techspan.com), the US-headquartered systems integrator, has announced it has joined Evolves (www.evolve.com) business partner programme as an advanced partner.

TechSpan has also announced its plans to strengthen its practice focused on fulfilling strategic workforce optimisation (SWO) needs of its enterprise clients. Presently, TechSpan hosts a mid-size SWO practice, consisting of business analysts, reporting analysts, database specialists and integration engineers.

TechSpan is among the first to join forces with the proven market leader Evolve for new business opportunities and increased competitive advantage.

The Evolve business partner programme was created to bring together premier IT consultants, value-added resellers, independent software vendors, and developers to best meet the needs of the service delivery market. Analysts expect the market to reach $6.8 billion by 2006, making it one of the fastest growing within the overall applications sector. Evolve has announced details of its business partner programme in a separate announcement.

Says TechSpan managing partner Nicki Mehra: "TechSpans partnership with Evolve is now over two years, during which we have developed in-depth implementation expertise on the Evolve solutions suite. With the need to integrate and streamline value-generating activities becoming the mantra across enterprises, our partnership with Evolve will provide our clients strategic solutions for optimisation."

Evolve, he says, "is the one of the leading professional services automation solutions and we are keen to extend the benefits of effective cost and resource management facilitated by the Evolve suite to our own global client base."

Says Evolve vice-president (business development) Tim Cannon: "With its clear and demonstrated understanding of web-enabled applications, TechSpan furthers the value of Evolves software by helping shorten deployment time, lower total cost of ownership and increase return on investment for our customers. At the same time, the Evolve business partner programme will enable TechSpan to leverage Evolves growing momentum for increased revenue."

Evolves software suite optimises project planning and prioritisation, improves resource utilisation and demand forecasting, promotes career planning to develop valuable skills and retain top talent; and rapidly delivers return on investments while minimising customers total cost of ownership. Evolves solution helps corporate IT and service organisations integrate people and projects, and map these to corporate strategy in order to remain competitive in todays changing market.

TechSpan is a systems integration firm delivering comprehensive IT solutions to mid-tier architectures. TechSpans collaborative solutions assist its clients and vendor partners to address their critical IT issues, staying ahead of the increasing demand for web-enablement, middleware integration and enhancing their clients ability to compete.

TechSpan leverages its client solutions through its distributed consulting (tm) approach that harnesses TechSpans global resources to deploy the appropriate resources to meet its clients needs. It has seven focused areas of expertise: B2B markets, content management, enterprise application integration, enterprise information portal solutions, quality assurance, mobile enablement (m-commerce) and application management services.

TechSpan Inc is a privately held firm founded in 1998. Its venture investors include Goldman Sachs and Walden International Investment Group.

Evolve is a leading provider of service delivery solutions that optimise the way organisations drive revenue and value through people and projects. Global 2000 organisations, including Autodesk, EDS, Ericsson, Fleet Capital Leasing, Novell, Ryder, Siemens, and Pershing (a CSFB Company), rely on Evolves solutions to automate key business processes that deliver strategic initiatives to internal and external customers.

Evolve is headquartered in Emeryville, California, and has offices throughout North America and the UK.


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TechSpan, Evolve tie up to boost SWO practice