Openbravo and everis sign new partnership to expand reach in Spanish market and announce first joint event: ERP Today in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain - November 19th, 2008 - Openbravo, the leading developer of web-based open source Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Point of Sale (POS) solutions for enterprises, has signed a new partnership with everis, a multinational firm specializing in strategic consulting, business, technology application and outsourcing.
Openbravo and everis are launching the new partnership with a joint event, entitled ERP Today, to be held in Barcelona on Tuesday, December 2, 2008. This open and free event is aimed at company executives and technical personnel from mid-market companies. At the event, attendees will learn how business performance can be maximized by implementing the Openbravo ERP solution. In these times of economic unrest, it is vital for companies to learn how they can be more competitive in today's marketplace by adopting a solution which provides superior value for money and that can be deployed at enterprise level.
everis is multinational company specializing in consulting, with 15 offices across nine countries. With 12 years of experience and employing 6,000 professionals, everis benefits from international recognition in the field of strategic consulting and business, technological applications, and has a proven track record in implementing ERP systems worldwide. With Openbravo, everis can now offer an alternative to customers looking for open source business management solutions.
"Consulting firms worldwide should build strong open source practices to continue growing and strengthening their leadership positions", said Manel Sarasa, CEO of Openbravo ". everis is a recognized leader and has an experienced staff of ERP professionals that will build a strong practice based on our open source ERP."
Any customer interested in attending this event can register via Openbravo's website. Those who cannot attend and want to find out more can view Openbravo's customer webinar, or contact Openbravo directly.
Openbravo is the leading developer of web-based open Source Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Point of Sale (PoS) solutions for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
The company has developed a fully integrated, web-based ERP system tailored to the needs of any company, regardless of size or industry sector. The functionality of Openbravo ERP is in continuous growth thanks to an expanding international community of users, partners and developers. Openbravo ERP helps companies manage daily operations, optimize business processes, enhance customer satisfaction and ultimately increase profitability. And because it is open source, Openbravo ERP puts the customer in full control without the overheads of contracts or licenses. Openbravo has won several important international awards.
In October 2007, Openbravo acquired the leading open source POS solution. The newly renamed Openbravo POS is a point-of-sales application designed for touch screens. It supports ESC/POS ticket printers, customer displays and barcode scanners. It can support single and multiple users and has a strong back-office including product entry form, reporting and easy-to-read charts. Openbravo POS is integrated with Openbravo ERP and is also available as a standalone product.
Openbravo is venture backed and has received record funding in the Open Source ERP space from a consortium of leading global investment firms: Amadeus Capital Partners, GIMV, Adara Venture Partners and Sodena.
everis is a multinational consulting firm that collaborates with the leading companies of all business sectors, developing long term alliances and helping them to achieve their business goals through the application of knowledge, talent and information technologies.
With the opening of its office in Madrid in 1996, the company started operations in Spain and began its national and international expansion. Currently, the company, which had turnover in 2007 of 340 million euros. employs more than 6,000 professionals throughout its offices in A Coruña, Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Seville, Valencia, Lisbon, Milan, Rome, Warsaw, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Bogota, Mexico City and Sao Paulo.