Press Briefing

 

 

For Immediate Release

March 27th, 2012

NetServeAfrica Limited an SAP Business One Partner for Small and Midsize Businesses in Nigeria

 

NetServeAfrica Limited Announces its partnership with SAP Africa to offer SAP Business One Solution to Small and Midsize Enterprises based in Nigeria

 

 

Lagos, March 27th, 2012 NetServeAfrica Limited today announced a partnership with SAP Africa to deliver SAP Business One to small and midsize businesses in Nigeria. The SAP Business One is an integrated, affordable business management solution designed specifically for small and midsize businesses, SAP Business One extends the benefits of SAP’s business applications to a new and rapidly growing segment of customers.  As an official SAP Business One partner, NetServeAfrica Limited is now ready to provide the Nigerian regional businesses market with the best technology, business processes, consulting knowledge which will help them to easily adopt successful, long-term IT strategies and run their business better and more profitable says Adebola Adenusi, Managing Director at NetServeAfrica Limited. 

With offices in Lagos and Abuja, NetServeAfrica Limited is responding to a growing need among small and midsize businesses who are struggling to gain and maintain competitive operating advantages. This partnership aims to provide software and consulting services to enable small and midsize businesses with limited resources and technology infrastructure to gain immediate benefits in better managing their businesses says Pankaj Pema, Head of SAP Business One for SAP Africa.

 

While many small and midsize firms have invested in multiple software applications or in mere accounting software solutions, many report that they lack the ability to access the consolidated real-time view of information they need to make critical decisions when they need it. SAP Business One is the right tool because of its ability to help small and midsize businesses streamline their operational and managerial processes through a single application with robust and fully integrated financial, reporting, manufacturing and customer relationship management and ecommerce capabilities. “Together, NetServeAfrica Limited and SAP Africa will provide small and midsize businesses with the ability to make smart IT decisions, improve future business performance, and achieve long-term IT success with little financial risks”, adds Pankaj.

SAP Business One supports all companies irrespective of size, from as little as ten to as many as several hundred employees, and this solution can be implemented within weeks. It features an integrated sales force with automation system for pipeline tracking, opportunity management, strategic selling, and contact management. SAP Business One also includes embedded integration for on-line business-to-business as well as consumer-based ecommerce.  Key functionalities also include materials requirements planning, comprehensive financial management, with multi-currency, budgeting, and bank reconciliation; a complete inventory management system, with kitting and multi-level price lists; and a comprehensive reporting module that allows easy access to any data. “With the recent SAP announcement of the SAP HANA platform for SME this means that NetServeAfrica Limited is one of the first SAP SME partners to leverage on this powerful real time in-memory technology with analytics, the platform is  specifically designed for the SME market using SAP Business One, concludes Pankaj.

 

SAP Business One not only provides immediate results in operating efficiency and real-time business decisions, but also comes with an affordable price tag.  This solution is affordably priced and most importantly is it for those businesses that recognize the importance of leveraging business software as an integral component of their business growth strategy and are eager to make their businesses more efficiently, concludes Adebola Adenusi.

 

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