expw: consulting Now an Official Salesforce.com Consulting Partner
Specialist in business and technology project delivery for media and telecoms sector to implement cloud computing CRM
24th March 2009 - expw: consulting has become an official consulting partner for salesforce.com, the cloud computing company. expw: consulting is an independent consultancy that delivers business and technology projects in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with specialist expertise in media and telecoms. The partnership will help accelerate the adoption of salesforce.com’s CRM applications delivered via the cloud computing model.
expw: consultants have been certified in managing Salesforce CRM and the consultancy has just embarked upon its first European project with a UK-based business services provider that services customers across EMEA. With a focus on Agile methodologies and a firm footing in business analysis, expw:’s operating model and resource expertise lends itself well to Salesforce CRM projects, which, in contrast to client/server software projects, focus on configuration and customisation of the application and business processes to suit the customer’s specific needs.
Mark Richards, chief executive at expw: consulting said: “In the current economic climate the cloud-based model makes good business sense and more and more companies are beginning to realise the benefits of it. Our consultants are so enthused by the technology we are currently implementing our own Salesforce CRM application here at expw:. We are very pleased to be on board with salesforce.com to bring our expertise in delivering IT projects to cloud-based implementations.”
Martin Moran, Senior Vice President of Global Alliances at salesforce.com said: “We are seeing increasing interest in cloud computing across EMEA. At times like these the advantages of cloud computing, less risk, no capital expenditure, predictable operating expenses and fast results, are clear. We are excited to have expw: consulting as a consulting partner to provide expertise and support in delivering Salesforce CRM and Force.com solutions to companies in the telecoms and media sectors.”
About expw: consulting
expw: consulting is an independent consultancy that delivers business and IT projects across the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. It was founded in 2002 and has expanded rapidly in both size and reputation since that time. It is based in Central London and supports customers mainly in the telecommunications and media industries, including Thomson Reuters, Sky, T-Mobile, Teliasonera and Nawras.
expw: consulting specialises in helping customers achieve successful delivery of complex IT projects. Its executive team is led by chief executive Mark Richards, who is formerly a Principal Consultant in telecoms for PriceWaterhouse Coopers Consulting, and chief operating officer Justin Gaydon, who is also formerly a Principal Consultant with PwC. The company comprises a team of 40 staff.
It offers a full range of business and technology consulting services from strategy formulation through to the delivery and support of technology solutions.
Salesforce.com is the cloud computing company. The company's portfolio of SaaS applications, including its award-winning CRM, available at http://www.salesforce.com/products/, has revolutionized the ways that customers manage and share business information over the Internet. The company's Force.com PaaS enables customers, developers and partners to build powerful on-demand applications that deliver the benefits of multi-tenancy across the enterprise. Applications built on the Force.com platform, available at http://www.force.com, can be easily shared, exchanged and installed with a few simple clicks via salesforce.com's Force.com AppExchange marketplace available at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/.
As of January 31, 2009, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 55,400 customers including Allianz Commercial, Dell, Dow Jones Newswires, Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE, and SunTrust Banks. Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase salesforce.com applications should make their purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available. Salesforce.com has headquarters in San Francisco, with offices in Europe and Asia, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "CRM". For more information please visit http://www.salesforce.com, or call 1-800-NO-SOFTWARE.
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