SuccessFactors Gets a Boost in Latin America With Avanxo Partnership

Strategic partnership adds fuel to SuccessFactors' worldwide growth strategy

Mar 16, 2011, 06:00 ET from SuccessFactors

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Avanxo announced that it has joined SuccessFactors' (Nasdaq: SFSF) Partner Program as a Strategic SuccessSales partner. Avanxo is headquartered in Bogota, Colombia. Under the terms of the agreement, Avanxo will resell, implement and provide customer support for the SuccessFactors Business Execution suite in Latin America, marking SuccessFactors' continued commitment to growth worldwide.

Avanxo is a professional services and technology firm that specializes in the sales, implementation and support of cloud-based technologies in Latin America. Now, Avanxo clients have access to the SuccessFactors Business Execution (BizX) Suite, which helps to align strategies, promote employee collaboration, manage performance and increase workforce productivity.

"We are committed to providing our customers the best that cloud computing has to offer: quick, easy implementations and support - all at a lower cost than legacy software. We chose to partner with SuccessFactors for its vision and clear leadership position in Business Execution," said Diego Maldonado, CEO of Avanxo. "The demand for business software in Latin America is growing every day, and this partnership provides the right combination of software and local expertise to help organizations improve their ability to execute." 

"Avanxo is an important partner to help accelerate our continued growth in Latin America," said Catherine Cherubino, vice president of alliances, SuccessFactors. "Its HCM experience, deep knowledge of cloud computing, extensive sales and professional services teams, combined with a local presence in Spanish-speaking countries, make them an ideal partner to provide our Business Execution solutions to the Latin American market."

SuccessSales partners invest in building proficiencies around selling and supporting SuccessFactors products to be able to effectively offer their customers and prospects the industry-leading Business Execution (BizX) Suite. SuccessFactors selects its sales partners based on numerous factors, including the ability to help accelerate and enable SuccessFactors' global reach. The Strategic partnership level is the highest tier in the SuccessFactors Partner Program. 

About Avanxo

Avanxo is a professional services firm specialized in the marketing and implementation of technology solutions under the SaaS model in Latin America, focused on Success Factors, Salesforce.com and Google Apps. Avanxo has developed a methodology to implement SaaS solutions, aiming at optimizing Human Capital Management, CRM, collaboration and communication business processes. Our methodology includes the redesign of processes, change management, system configuration, integration, data migration and custom development, based on the expert knowledge of our team of certified consultants and backed by over 250 successful implementations. To learn more, visit www.avanxo.com

About the SuccessFactors Partner Program

SuccessFactors has established significant relationships with industry leaders in sales, consulting, complementary business solutions and technology through the SuccessFactors Partner Program. Together, SuccessFactors and its partners develop, market, sell and deliver the most comprehensive, extensible suite of Business Execution Software solutions available.

SuccessFactors Partners benefit from the breadth of services, promotion and support available through the SuccessFactors Partner Program, and customers benefit from joint solutions between SuccessFactors and its partners. For more information, visit: http://www.successfactors.com/partners/

About SuccessFactors, Inc.

SuccessFactors is the leading provider of cloud-based Business Execution (BizX) software solutions to organizations of all sizes, with more than 8 million users across multiple industries and geographies. We strive to delight our customers by delivering innovative solutions, a broad range of content, process expertise and best practices knowledge gained from serving our large and varied customer base. Today, we have more than 3,200 customers in more than 168 countries using our application suite in 34 languages. 

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Contacts:

Avanxo

Diana Doria, (+571) 744 0550 Ext: 123

Director of Marketing

ddoria@avanxo.com


SuccessFactors

Andrea Meyer, (415) 370-7329

ameyer@successfactors.com



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