IS Solutions Joins SAS® Global Reseller Programme
25 July 2007
IS Solutions plc today announced its participation in the global SAS channel programme which will help bring SAS’ Enterprise Intelligence Platform to small-to-medium and mid-market businesses (SMB) across the UK market. IS Solutions is a web development and systems integration company with more than twenty years of cross-sector experience in service and support delivery. This experience includes skills to meet the rapidly expanding demand for Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics and is targeted at organisations seeking to fully understand how customers interact with them and to use that knowledge to increase their business efficiency.
Peter Kear, Sales Director at IS Solutions comments: “The SAS suite of BI products provides a natural fit for IS Solutions with our extensive knowledge of the user experience side of e-business. We are strong in the SMB market and are very keen to bring the best of BI to this sector at a price-point that, at last, makes entry possible for these organisations. We expect now to enable clients in this sector to better understand their customers across all channels of communication, enabling them to predict their businesses and to support their growth in each of those key areas.”
As a SAS reseller, IS Solutions will promote and sell the SAS Enterprise Intelligence Platform, which includes data integration, BI and analytics. SAS will train and certify IS Solutions sales staff and provide ongoing technical support to ensure an ideal customer experience, from pre-sales to implementation and beyond. In addition, the two companies will engage in targeted marketing activities to drive greater awareness of SAS software across the SMB marketplace.
Jack Duncan, Director of Channel Sales at SAS goes onto say: “IS Solutions is an ideal reseller for SAS. Its established strength in the SMB market will provide the necessary depth of knowledge and expertise to help companies in this space understand how SAS software can benefit their business. IS Solutions’ core competencies are in understanding the user experience side of e-business, so is uniquely positioned to demonstrate the value of SAS’ Customer Management solutions, alongside the rest of SAS’ portfolio of products and solutions. We’re excited to be partnered with IS Solutions and look forward to working closely with them in developing this mutually beneficial relationship”.