Cedar Launches PeopleSoft Global Managed Services Solution Tuesday 2 October 2001 PDF Print Managed services help customers focus on usage, rather than management, of PeopleSoft enterprise solutions. The drive to control IT management costs was addressed today by Cedar plc with the launch of its global managed services solution for PeopleSoft’s enterprise applications suite. Cedar, a global enterprise software, consulting and services organisation, will provide a cost effective, secure solution for PeopleSoft customers looking to minimise IT management costs but retain rich business functionality, by outsourcing all or part of the management of their enterprise applications. Cedar Managed Services will support all latest releases of PeopleSoft applications including Customer Relationship Management, Financials, Human Resources and Supply Chain Management. “We have chosen Cedar as a selected partner with which to develop a managed services capability because of its trusted expertise and knowledge of PeopleSoft implementations,” said Martin Mackay, vice president of marketing, alliances and operations, PeopleSoft International. The service is backed by Cedar’s involvement in over 2000 successful PeopleSoft implementation projects worldwide. It also has specialist experience of managed services for its own and third party software with over 30 blue chip companies. Cedar can provide a flexible and scalable managed services model which is currently demanded in this emerging market. Providing a secure extension of the customer’s network The managed service is a secure extension of the customer’s network, through Cedar’s firewall infrastructure and use of VPN (virtual private networks) allowing only designated traffic allowed in and out. As part of the managed services portfolio Cedar provides both first and second line support to PeopleSoft customers. Realising additional business benefit from PeopleSoft enterprise applications By integrating its own systems and applications in the areas of workflow and knowledge management Cedar can help companies reap additional business benefits from their PeopleSoft managed services solution. -Ends- About Cedar Cedar plc is a global enterprise software, consulting and services organisation. Through its combination of applications and collaborative partnerships Cedar enhances and extends the business benefits gained from enterprise applications. Employing over 1,000 people in 45 offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific and headquartered in the UK, Cedar provides solutions for the management of customers, knowledge and resources. About PeopleSoft PeopleSoft (Nasdaq: PSFT) is the world's leading provider of collaborative enterprise software. PeopleSoft pure internet software enables organisations to reduce costs and increase productivity through collaboration with their customers, suppliers, and employees. PeopleSoft's integrated, best-of-breed applications include Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Service Automation, Supplier Management, Human Capital Management, Financial Management, and Enterprise Performance Management. More than 4,700 organisations in 107 countries run on PeopleSoft software. For more information, visit us at http://www.peoplesoft.com In EMEA, PeopleSoft has operations in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy and The Nordics (Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland). For more information contact Richard Fisher 01932 584 000. Email: Richard.firstname.lastname@example.org John Cox www.livepr.net 124 Victoria Street London SW1E 5LA t: 020 7630 1913 f: 0870 121 5572 e: email@example.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of LIVEpr in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.