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Defiance forms strategic partnership with Lodestone Management Consultants Print E-mail
Written by Satish   
Thursday, 20 August 2009
Chennai : Hinduja group company, Defiance has announced a strategic partnership with Lodestone Management Consultants, AG, a Europe-based global Management and Enterprise consultancy firm, to offer high value ERP services to global customers across Europe.

The partnership will harness Lodestone’s significant capability in SAP consulting and Defiance's expertise in SAP technology, implementation and offshoring.

"At Defiance, our vision is to create superior value for our customers by applying our strong global delivery capabilities to a broad range of Enterprise, IT and Engineering services. Together with Lodestone’s market leading capability in the Enterprise Strategy consulting, Enterprise solution consulting and SAP implementation space, we are happy to create an unmatched value proposition to our joint customers. This alliance further strengthens our presence in Europe, a key market-expansion-focus for Defiance", said Mr. Subu D Subramanian, CEO, Defiance Tech.

While the initial focus will be on Enterprise services for European customers, going forward, the two partners will be able to offer a much broader range of services beyond Enterprise solutions and also serve customers outside of Europe in the USA, MEA, Asia Pacific and the rest of the world.

The partnership aims to create a new and superior value proposition to global customers, by providing Consulting and IP-led Enterprise solutions on a global delivery model, to significantly reduce their cycle time and costs on Enterprise solutions while allowing them to focus on transformation initiatives for business agility. 

"Today global customers are looking for greater value from their ERP investments", said Mr. Juergen Bauer, Co-founder, Partner and Member of Executive Board, Lodestone Management Consultants AG.

"Lodestone has a rich heritage of partnering with global clients in Business Transformation consulting, Enterprise Architecture Design and Systems Integration initiatives. By integrating Defiance’s robust global delivery capabilities, we are excited to offer our customers a new range of value added ERP services. The partnership provides both Lodestone and Defiance an excellent platform for widening our offerings base, global market reach beyond Europe, and leveraging mutual synergies in key vertical industries", he added.

This partnership brings together the synergistic strengths of Lodestone’s Enterprise Strategy consulting & Enterprise Transformation expertise and Defiance’s technology and global delivery capabilities for ERP solutions.The alliance will combine the complementary industry footprints of the two organizations and bring together a larger and more diverse global talent pool.

Defiance’s ERP and SAP practice will be led by Ramesh Babu, who was previously leading the SAP practice at Satyam Computer Services.

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