SAS and Roots Software sign partnership

Silver Alliance Member partnership will increase SAS business analytics knowledge in Supply Chain area

Tervuren, 22 September 2011

SAS, "leader in business analytics software and services" and Roots Software, supplier of business-driven, sustainable and customized information solutions signed a partnership that will expand the offering of business analytics implementation services on the market.

Roots Software and SAS share the same goals; offer customers business-driven solutions to make them successful. Thanks to this partnership, joint customers will benefit from the strength of SAS' proven business analytics solutions and Roots Software's expertise in developing and implementing customized solutions, among others in the area of supply chain management.

"This partnership with SAS fits perfectly in our company's strategy", says Erik Dehaen, CEO of Roots Software. "Thanks to this collaboration we will be able to create an even higher added value for our clients. And if you take into account the major importance of business intelligence for fastgrowing companies on the different markets, the timing of this partnership is perfect. With our SAS business unit manager Steven Raekelboom and his quickly expanding team, we have all the knowhow and skills on board to make this partnership a success."


About Roots Software
Roots Software delivers business driven, sustainable and customized information solutions that really make a difference. Our team of 35 value driven ICT and business consultants specializes in software integration and tailor made solutions, document management (StreamServe partner), contract lifecycle management, business intelligence and supply chain analytics (SAS partner). We work for local and international customers in a variety of businesses, e.g. pharma, logistics and media. Roots Software was founded in 1994 and has evolved into a healthy and independent company, eager to continuously improve and adapt to the evolving needs of the different markets.

About SAS
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions delivered within an integrated framework, SAS helps customers at more than 45,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

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