arcplan Launches International Partner Recruitment Program

  • arcplan partner network set to expand in Europe and the Americas
  • arcplan offers partners wide-ranging support for their successful entry into the BI and planning market

Berwyn, PA/Langenfeld, Germany – May 19, 2011 – arcplan, a leading innovative software provider of Business Intelligence (BI) and planning solutions, is launching an international recruitment program aimed at expanding its partner network in a targeted manner. The search is on for systems integrators and IT consultants in the Benelux region, as well as Scandinavia, France, the UK, the US and Brazil that specialize in software for use in Corporate Performance Management (CPM), analytic applications, budgeting and planning, and reporting. Along with reselling, the company expects that future partners will also implement arcplan solutions at customer sites.

The partner recruitment campaign is set to build on arcplan's success in recent months with its flexible and user-friendly BI solutions. Besides important new customer acquisitions including Bauhaus, Dachser, Japs-Olson and Shanghai Mitsubishi Electric, arcplan has recently launched trailblazing new products like arcplan Enterprise 7, an update of its popular BI platform, arcplan Mobile, a device-agnostic framework for mobile dashboards and reports, and arcplan Engage, which blends traditional BI with search and collaboration functions to improve decision-making. To continue its growth trend, the company aims to expand its partner network in European regions such as the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark as well as the North and Latin American regions. arcplan already has prestigious customers in many of these markets – for example the Vion Food Group (France), FinAir (Finland), Siemens (Sweden), Mercedes Benz (Brazil), and BP (UK) – and plans to expands its presence here with the help of partners.

In order to facilitate a successful jump-start into the BI market, arcplan offers partners attractive margins and extensive support in business development and marketing. Partners benefit from a flexible organizational structure characterized by flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths. As a mid-sized organization, arcplan understands the needs of its partners and provides immediate responses to questions. arcplan also has dedicated partner managers available to provide systems integrators and consulting firms with thorough and personal support.

"With our partner recruitment initiative, we intend to continue the superb momentum of partner sales and successful business development in German-speaking European countries and Asia. Our goal now is to extend arcplan’s growth in recent months to other markets," said Oliver Deistler, Senior VP, Channels & Business Development at arcplan. "Future arcplan partners will not only benefit from broad sales support, but above all, will profit from a highly flexible BI and CPM platform already in use by over 3,000 customers worldwide."  

For further information about the arcplan partner recruitment campaign, visit http://www.arcplan.com/partners.

About arcplan

arcplan is a leader in innovative Business Intelligence, Dashboard, Corporate Performance and Planning software solutions for desktop and mobile use.  Since 1993, arcplan has enabled more than 3,000 customers worldwide to leverage their existing infrastructure and achieve organizational efficiency through the powerful combination of analysis, insight and collaboration.  Simply put: We make organizations perform better.  Get more information at www.arcplan.com.

arcplan's flagship product arcplan Enterprise® was rated the #1 3rd party tool for SAP BW, Oracle Essbase, and IBM Cognos TM1 in The BI Survey 9 (2010).

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