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Collabera becomes SAP-certified AMS provider

Bangalore - April 09, 2009: Collabera, a leading provider of end-to-end information technology consulting, solutions and services, today announced that the services provided by its Enterprise Solutions business in India has received certification from SAP AG of its ability to deliver application management services with high-quality service operations based on SAP technology.

Collabera is now an SAP-certified provider of application management services in India.To pass the rigorous SAP certification process, Collabera was assessed for its delivery and operational capabilities. The certification gives Collabera access to guidance from SAP on application management best-practices and knowledge transfer on a continuous basis.

"We are extremely proud to have received certification from SAP of our application management services," said Sunil Gupta, founder and promoter of IVL India and Head Enterprise Software Solutions, Collabera "We believe this certification is testimony to over 12 years of focus on the SAP business in India. This certification makes it easier for clients to identify Collabera's proven capabilities in application management based on SAP solutions, and will open up new opportunities for Collabera."

SAP introduced theapplication management services certification in response to the demand of customers to be able to easily identify and judge the capabilities of potential service providers. The certification is preceded by a stringent assessment and audit of application management offerings and functions, such as training, quality processes, document management, delivery set-up and language support. The audit is comprehensive it spans all phases of the application lifecycle, including requirements definition and evaluation, design/build, application deployment, operation, service desk, incident management, change management and service improvement processes.

"Collabera's status as an SAP-certified provider of application management services in India is an important extension of our successful relationship," said Michael Ressemann, global head of BPO Solution Delivery and Partner Enablement at SAP. "SAP customers will benefit from comprehensive, on-demand application management service offerings from Collabera, allowing them to reduce cost, improve quality of service and focus their resources on meeting core business challenges."

Collabera's Enterprise Solutions business is a pioneer in India in support of SAP solutions.It offers a portfolio of comprehensive business services and products that spans the full range of the lifecycle of SAP solutions from implementation to post-implementation and value-added services such as testing, services in support of the SAP NetWeaver technology platform and add-on products. Collabera's Enterprise Solutions offerings are designed to help companies further optimize their current SAP systems, while extending them into the world of connected business through innovative new technologies using well-defined onsite and offshore services.

About Collabera

Established in 1991, Collabera is one of the fastest growing end-to-end information technology services and solutions firms worldwide. Collabera focuses on helping businesses "bridge the execution gap" and experience accelerated business performance. Its client-centric philosophy, commitment to service excellence and a Collaborative Engagement Model enables its global 2000 and leading mid-market clients to succeed in today's global digital economy. With over 4,000 professionals operating from 19 locations and 3 extended development centers worldwide, Collabera provides onsite, offsite and offshore technology services and solutions to leading financial services; technology, communications & media; and manufacturing, retail & logistics corporations. The privately held company has offices in the U.S.,