Sonata Software, a leading IT consulting and software services provider, announced that it has been featured in the April, 2012 report by Forrester Research Inc., a leading research and advisory firm. In the report ‘The Move to an Asset-Based Services Play’, Forrester has highlighted SonnetSCOR – Sonata’s BI solution accelerator for supply chain & logistics – as an example of IT services moving towards an asset-based services play. Sonata has also been featured in the report for leveraging its inorganic strategy, specifically its joint venture with the TUI Group, for adding on vertical-specific assets for the Travel & Tourism vertical.
SonnetSCOR – built as per Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) standards – reduces cost through better insights into supply chain effectiveness for companies in the manufacturing & distribution business through Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and dashboards. Sonata’s repertoire includes Global Distribution Systems (GDS), Connect for the travel industry and Enterprise Application Value Accelerator (EAVA), a solution accelerator built on Microsoft SharePoint that enables enterprises unlock the value of their ERP.
The report says that the move to adopting solution accelerators as an integral part of any IT solution is gaining momentum. This means, signifying the increasing importance of assets to the IT services industry. Providers across consulting, BPO, and outsourcing services are advocating the move to a more modular and scalable solution structure that allows faster and more cost-effective service delivery.
The Middle East region is of strategic importance to Sonata with strong focus especially on the Qatar market. To achieve this objective, Sonata has forged a Joint Venture (JV) with Mohammad Nasser Abdullah Al MISNAD and is supporting them in their efforts to realize the 2030 Vision. Sonata has an existing relationship with an anchor client in Qatar and has 40 dedicated resources in the region.
Sonata has been working closely with alliance partners like Microsoft and SAP to deliver IP led solutions to our customers for quicker achievement of goals, more profitable business growth and greater agility in business operations.
Mr. PVSN Raju, Head – Enterprise Solutions, Sonata Software, said, “We are delighted that our initiatives in IP-led services delivery are being acknowledged by an industry thought leader like Forrester. The solution accelerator initiative is aligned to our strategy of being a specialist in select verticals. We encapsulate our industry knowledge and customer experiences into re-usable assets that help our clients stay ahead in a complex competitive environment.”