LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ramco Systems, a leading enterprise application solutions provider with offices worldwide, today announced the launch of its Ramco Value Net partner program in the U.S. As part of this initiative, Ramco will actively work with a variety of global partners to provide superior solutions for collaborative commerce. The mission of the Ramco Value Net partner program is to establish mutually beneficial relationships with best-in-class partners to provide comprehensive customer-centric solutions, as well as create sustainable competitive advantage for both partners and customers. Ramco invites management consultants, IT service firms, various vertical industries, Application Service Providers (ASPs), and innovative start-up companies, to participate in the launch. "The enterprise computing market is heading toward a new web-based business model called collaborative commerce," says Lakshmi Narasimhan, Ramco's president. "For collaborative commerce (c-commerce) to work, different applications, platforms and protocols must be architected and integrated in a never-before fashion. This calls for a very high order of business process and systems integration expertise, which Ramco and its Value Net partners provide." The Companies that will benefit from c-commerce partnerships span a variety of vertical markets including financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, aviation, chemical, food/beverage and transportation. Ramco will host a series of one-day events in major cities in the United States, Europe and Asia early next year to launch the Ramco Value Net Partner Program. The events will have the theme "e-Transformation Strategies in Collaborative Commerce," and will feature important industry speakers and Gartner Group speakers, among others. The speakers will discuss the rising wave of c-commerce solutions and the importance of having the correct e-transformation strategies and frameworks to successfully move to the c- commerce world. At these events, Ramco will also unveil its business-friendly Ramco VirtualWorks(TM), a component-based software development framework. Ramco VirtualWorks makes businesses agile and enables them to adapt in a seamless fashion to rapid changes in technology and business models. It also significantly reduces total cost of ownership (TCO) for a software application over its life-cycle. VirtualWorks also enables business to harness the power of emerging technologies for greater profitability. According to S. Parameswar (Param), Head of North American operations at Ramco Systems, "Ramco VirtualWorks enables businesses to transform their legacy information systems into the c-commerce environment through gradual transition." Ramco is a leading provider of enterprise application solutions and services for the collaborative commerce market worldwide. Originally a division of Ramco Industries Ltd., Ramco Systems emerged as an independent company in 1999 and today employs over 1,300 software professionals and business analysts operating out of a 120,000-square feet headquarters in Chennai, India. With subsidiary companies in USA, Europe and Asia, Ramco Systems shares are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange, Madras Stock Exchange, and National Stock Exchange in India. For more information visit the company's website: http://www.ramco.com.
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