Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 8:29 EDT

Sage ERP X3 Expands Into Central and Eastern Europe

November 2, 2011

PARIS, November 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –

The Sage Group plc partners with Deveho Consulting to localize

Sage ERP X3 in Romania, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic

Deveho Consulting joins the Sage ERP X3 Global Partner Program

The Sage Group plc [http://www.sage.com ] (LSE: SGE), a leading business
management software provider and Deveho Consulting have announced the
signing of a partnership for the localization of Sage ERP X3
[http://www.sageerpx3.com/eng ]. Deveho Consulting joins the Global Partner
Program, allowing Sage to market its offering from the second quarter of
2012 in four new countries: Romania, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech
Republic. This announcement, which follows the launch of Sage ERP X3 in
Russia, demonstrates Sage’s intention to establish itself in the medium to
large enterprise market in Central and Eastern Europe.

As part of the Global Partner Program, Deveho Consulting will be
responsible for translation, localization, maintenance and development, and
marketing in full collaboration with Sage. The localized solutions will also
be available for all Sage partners and subsidiaries.

Sage ERP X3 has been designed for medium to large enterprises, employing
between 50 and 2,500 staff, who not only require a robust local solution,
but also one with functionality extended for international operations.
Today, more than 3,300 enterprises representing over 165,000 users in more
than 50 countries use Sage ERP X3.

Fabien Poggi, Manager of Sage’s Export division, focusing on Sage
development in new countries, is delighted with the partnership: “Deveho
Consulting is a long-standing partner of Sage. They bring their experience
and expertise in working with large enterprises and they also know the
specific requirements of these businesses, particularly when there is an
international dimension. Thanks to this alliance with Deveho Consulting we
continue opening up new markets for Sage ERP X3 and to position ourselves in
those countries where we expect high growth over the coming years.”

Guy Leclercq, co-founder and CEO at Deveho Consulting, added, “This
partnership is naturally a recognition of our expertise, but it is above all
an excellent opportunity in terms of long-term business, which will allow us
to continue expanding into those markets where we see high demand. Moreover,
we will be installing subsidiaries in Bratislava and Bucharest so that we
can support this development in close proximity.”

Emmanuel Obadia, Senior VP Sage ERP X3
[http://www.sageerpx3.com/eng/page/biographie11 ] commented, “I am pleased
that Deveho Consulting is now part of our Global Partner Program
[http://www.sageerpx3.com/eng/page/partners ] which launched in May of this
year and enjoy already great success. By localizing Sage ERP X3 for markets
in Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, Sage fulfills customer
growing requirements of supporting their operations in Eastern Europe. This
new global partnership illustrates the dynamic development of our offering
and continues to demonstrate the benefits of collaboration within the Sage
ERP X3 ecosystem. Thanks to this alliance with Deveho Consulting, we are
growing the market for Sage ERP X3 internationally by increasing our reach
in Central and Eastern Europe.”

For more detail on Sage ERP X3′s Global Partner Program go to:


*SAFE X3 stands for the Sage ERP X3 technology platform and embedded
development environment (IDE)

Notes to Editors

About The Sage Group plc

The Sage Group plc is a leading global supplier of business management
software and related products and services, principally for small to
medium-sized enterprises. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London
Stock Exchange in 1989. Sage has more than 6 million customers and 13,600
employees worldwide. We operate in over 24 countries covering the UK,
Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, India and China. For further
information please visit http://www.sage.com.

About Sage ERP X3 ( http://www.sageerpx3.com)

Sage ERP X3 is a dedicated solution for mid-market and larger companies
with international demands that enables its clients to transform and perform
through technologies. 3,300 customers representing 165,000 users worldwide
have already chosen Sage ERP X3 because it is easy to use, rapid to deploy
and cost effective. For over 10 years Sage ERP X3 has been a proven and
comprehensive ERP solution addressing mid-market companies’ specific
requirements and challenges in industries from manufacturing and services,
to distribution and many more. Sage ERP X3 is present in 53 countries and
has a network of over 1,500 Sage professionals and 200 partners in its

About Deveho Consulting

Deveho Consulting is specialised in the international implementation of
Sage ERP X3. Its team of multilingual Sage ERP X3 consultants, based in
Paris and Lyon, also carry out consultancy and change management activities.
Due to its strong partnerships in the monitoring of legislation and to
numerous successful projects in central Europe, it was only natural for
Deveho Consulting to become a producer and distributor of localisation in
this area.



SOURCE The Sage Group plc

Source: PR Newswire