Worksoft, an innovative provider of test and lifecycle automation solutions for use with SAP® applications, and HBO Consulting and Trading, a fast growing resourcing and consulting firm in South Africa, today announced a business partnership and reseller agreement. As a result, HBO Consulting will offer Worksoft solutions in conjunction with its specialized application lifecycle management services to help reduce the total cost of ownership for its clients that currently use or plan to deploy SAP applications to help run their businesses.
“With SAP test automation in its infancy in South Africa, this partnership opens the door to substantial growth opportunities for us,” said Gabriel da Silva, HBO Consulting director. “Our consideration to choose Worksoft was supported by the SAP integration certification and the professional approach in which Worksoft has positioned itself against the competitors. By staying ahead of the evolving market in our region of the world and offering proven technology from Worksoft, we can deliver a clear competitive advantage to our clients.”
HBO Consulting will market and resell Worksoft Certify Suite for use with SAP applications which includes Worksoft Certify, Certify Learn, Certify Executive Dashboard, Certify Performance Test, Certify Impact, Certify Data, Certify BPP, Certify eSignature and Certify Connect. HBO Consulting will now make these products available to its customers that use SAP applications in order to automate and optimize critical automation and lifecycle management initiatives including:
• Cross-platform Business Process Validation – Automated testing solution designed for business analysts. Single user interface supports end-to-end business process testing by spanning diverse technology platforms, including the SAP graphical user interface, the SAP NetWeaver® Portal, HTML, Java, Adobe Interactive Forms, .NET, mainframe, iSeries and other key application interfaces.
• Performance Testing – Powerful performance testing solutions to further assure SAP applications operate efficiently and reliably before changes, upgrades or enhancements are launched into production. Important for load and stress testing new application roll-outs as well as new business intelligence and analytics applications.
• Compliance and Audit Reporting – Automatic generation of business process documentation simplifies compliance initiatives by compiling complete and accurate documentation for validation processes and the respective test results in a standard and easily accessible format.
“It is extremely rewarding to work with companies like HBO Consulting that are utilizing our proven test automation technology to deliver increased productivity, along with time and cost savings to their clients in up and coming markets,” said David Pickrell, senior vice president of business development, Worksoft. “It will be exciting to watch the adoption of lifecycle management and test automation in this region over the coming years and we fully expect HBO Consulting will be leading the charge.”
About HBO Consulting
HBO was established in 2001 and has been growing from strength-to-strength over the past nine years to become one of the most trusted consulting firms in South Africa. HBO is well established in the marketplace with a reputation for quality of service, integrity and reliability. HBO employs and contracts consultants with strong expertise in SAP solutions, which puts HBO well ahead in the market. HBO believes in excellence of service with a long term relationship with suppliers and clients. With newly formed focus, HBO aims to grow the Worksoft brand and establish Worksoft as a household name in its family of services and applications in support of SAP solutions.
Worksoft (worksoft.com) develops innovative and comprehensive solutions to optimize lifecycle management for use with SAP® applications. Worksoft solutions are specifically designed to meet the unique architectural needs of SAP application environments and the specific needs of both business and technical users. Worksoft customers realize faster deployment times related to upgrades of SAP solutions, gain better visibility into the impact of business process changes, and further increase performance and availability.
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Dallas, Worksoft is privately held by Austin Ventures and Crescendo Ventures. Worksoft customers include Fortune 500 companies across manufacturing, financial services, government, healthcare, retail and transportation. Worksoft has offices in Canada, San Francisco, Washington DC and Denver. For more information, contact Worksoft at 1-866-836-1773 or visit the website.
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