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The two companies will jointly market and sell e-business solutions that address Enterprise Asset Management (EAM (1) (Enterprise Asset Management) The management and control of the information technology assets within the enterprise. The asset management repository includes a description of the asset as well as contract information pertaining to its acquisition. ), business needs on a global basis. According to the agreement, IBM and MRO Software will initially target companies in the energy and utilities and public sector markets, followed by other industries.
These solutions will be co-marketed and sold based on IBM platforms and implemented cooperatively with IBM Global Services IBM Global Services is the world's largest business and technology services provider. It is the fastest growing part of IBM, with over 190,000 professionals serving customers in more than 160 countries. . Technologies supported in the agreement include IBM's WebSphere(a) Internet infrastructure software, the IBM eServer (pSeries(a) and xSeries(a)) hardware platform, AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive) IBM's Unix-based operating system which runs on its Intellistation workstations and pSeries, p5, iSeries and i5 server families. (a) operating system and DB2(a) Data Management software along with MRO MRO
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A major goal of the IBM-MRO Software alliance is to combine the expertise and technical depth of the two companies to focus on a range of customer enterprise asset management needs. Customers will benefit from improved production reliability, labor efficiency and material optimization.
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"MRO Software's industry leading enterprise asset management (EAM) applications combined with IBM's consulting and integration services will add tremendous value for our customers and create a powerful leadership solution for the industry," said David Samuel, general manager, IBM Energy and Utilities Industry. "This alliance will address the needs of the companies in the industry looking for solutions that can improve operational efficiency and reduce costs."
"Today's announcement formalizes a long-standing and successful partnership," said Chip Drapeau, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , MRO Software. "IBM has consistently offered the innovative technologies and services needed to support asset management solutions and is a trusted supplier to the world's industrial markets. These technologies are crucial to our customers' abilities to deploy enterprise-wide asset management offerings. We've delivered many asset management solutions with IBM, and will use this new partnership to widen our market reach and deliver additional asset management offerings to our global customer base."
MRO Software and IBM have worked together since 1996 to deliver solutions to more than 40 customers in a variety of industries including, manufacturing, oil & gas, energy and utilities, higher education, transportation and public sector. This formalized agreement enhances the relationship, allowing IBM and MRO Software the ability to jointly deliver complete enterprise asset management solutions, including hardware, software and services to customers. The global agreement also allows for proactive co-marketing and selling for future opportunities in these and other markets.