Today, IT Reseller Repton announced that they are going to deliver an Outsourced Supply Procurement Program for Scala Business Solutions. The program, spanning some 19 countries across 4 continents focuses on cost savings in the procurement process and supply of IT. By centralising certain activities and leveraging the total product volume Repton are able to show immediate benefits and savings.
“At Repton we know that the way to be recognised as a partner to our clients is to deliver true value and show real measurable capital savings on their expenditure.
Our international supply offering focuses on what is important and we endeavour to keep it simple”
“We are pleased to be regarded as a partner of Scala Business Solutions and we are looking forward to providing them greater savings in the future”. Added Greg Carlow Repton CEO.
“I’m delighted that this arrangement with Repton has been finalised. All our offices now have the capability of purchasing IT products at significantly reduced rates,”
“This is one of a number of IT initiatives that will both lower the overall cost of ownership and rapidly increase our ROI”. said Scala’s IT Director KIM Ward.
By partnering with IBM Repton were able to negotiate an international volume discount, this is represented as additional discounts which are then pass onto Scala.
“Our International solution offering is proving to be a great success with our clients. Each client engagement is tailored to their own environment so our solution takes the pain away from their particular problem” Added Tony Clarkson, Repton’s New Business Manager.
This Partnership is another high-profile link up for Repton who existing International Business Partners include HP/Compaq and Cisco amongst others.
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Summary of Repton
Repton provides class-leading Enterprise IT solutions to the corporate market place, including many major clients within the financial sector.
The company was formed in 1990 and has grown into a significant IT company with a £40 million turnover and over 50 staff. The dedication to customer service has helped Repton develop a large and diverse client base including organisations such as OM Group, Lloyds TSB, Citibank, BNP/Paribas, World Golf Systems, and several NHS trusts and local authorities.
As a result, Repton is able to offer a comprehensive range of services on all platforms including: NT, Unix, VMS Unicenter, Oracle, Verisign, and Citrix, with high levels of technical expertise in all the critical IT areas.
In addition, Repton continues to be a leading supplier of key manufacturers such IBM and New HP, as an HP Centre of Excellence. Repton is also a Cisco Premier Partner and a Gold Citrix Solutions Network member.
Repton has received awards from PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Virgin and Deloitte & Touche in recognition of 10 years of solid growth.
In 2002, Repton won the IT industry's Technology Innovator of the Month award for September for their TopGolf project and was subsequently nominated for Technology Innovator of the Year award. In addition, Repton was also nominated for The SME Reseller of the Year 2002.
About Scala Business Solutions
Scala Business Solutions creates collaborative ERP software - integrating Internet technology and traditional ERP functionality - to make global business simple. With Scala, global companies can fully integrate all their ERP systems anywhere in the world, whether in a subsidiary, division or headquarters, and extending to their partners and suppliers. Scala's collaborative ERP software makes it possible for global companies to meet the requirements for advanced e-business as well as use a standard ERP product for managing traditional business processes. This enables them to gain measurable benefits from trading electronically, building a private exchange or global portal, or optimizing the supply chain.
From offices in Europe, North America and the Far East, and through its network of partners and dealers, Scala delivers software and services that are available in over 30 languages in more than 140 countries.
Scala is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange (symbol: SCALA). 2002 revenue was USD 73.4 million (EUR 77.8 million).
Visit Scala's website at www.scala.net for press information including press releases, information for investors, and company and product information.
For further details, please contact Jane Coward Repton’s Marketing Manager on 020 8894 9000 or Jane.Coward@repton.co.uk.
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