Openbravo strikes key partnership in Brazil with DISOFT’s appointment as new Openbravo Master Distributor

DISOFT to spearhead regional distribution and localization of leading open source business solutions for midsize companies

Read in Portuguese Barcelona, 11th October , 2012 – Openbravo, the world’s leading Open Source business solutions provider, has once again underlined its commitment to international growth by confirming DISOFT as its main distributor and localization partner for Openbravo solutions and services in Brazil.
DISOFT, a Brazilian software provider and consultancy that specializes in the technological needs of its regional market for more than 25 years, will become an Openbravo Master Distributor (OMD). In this role as the OMD for the Brazilian market, DISOFT will recruit and work with Brazilian resellers and companies that will develop and provide services around Openbravo solutions. The new relationship will uncover new opportunities within the Brazilian market, building on Openbravo’s strong localization capabilities with market-ready software that is translated and adapted for Brazilian Business practices.
Armando Buchina, CEO of DISOFT, commented: "We have been partnering with Openbravo for more than a year and we are very happy with the results. The solution interest and adoption are excellent in our market, and in line with the growth that Openbravo is experiencing”.
DISOFT originally partnered with Openbravo in 2010, and has built an installed base of satisfied customers relying upon Openbravo’s solutions. DISOFT will now begin driving fresh recruitment, marketing and support activities to build a strong network of additional partners to serve customers with the localized Brazilian Openbravo solutions.
Andreu Bartolí, VP of Channel Operations of Openbravo, said: “This is an excellent partnership that will provide a massive boost for Openbravo users and ERP service providers in Brazil. One of the key strengths of Openbravo is our determination to expand into new regions, championing open source business solutions to satisfy market demand. There is no substitute for a local team of experts with in-depth knowledge of business requirements that provides a best-in-class solution localized for the Brazilian market to satisfy midsize company needs. DISOFT, as Openbravo Master Distributor, will recruit and work with Brazilian resellers and companies to grow the Openbravo partner network in the region. Furthermore, together with DISOFT, we will now work to help local midsize companies deploy Openbravo’s revolutionary agile ERP solution that sets a new standard in the industry with its unmatched combination of flexibility, usability and affordability.”