Solution Marketplace Delivers Added Value by Helping Customers Discover, Evaluate and Purchase Trusted Partner Solutions - Such as Above Border Enterprise - That Complement SAP Offerings
CALGARY, May 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Above Border Inc., the leader in location-based employee travel compliance and risk management solutions, today announced its participation in the SAP® EcoHub solution marketplace. This community-powered site makes it easier for customers to discover, evaluate and purchase partner solutions - such as the Above Border Enterprise® mobile solution - that complement SAP applications.
SAP EcoHub provides customers access to complementary solutions and offerings that work best for their installation of SAP solutions. It leverages SAP's comprehensive ecosystem, where customers and partners can connect. SAP EcoHub integrates community input, user feedback, ratings and partner demos, enabling a more educated and intelligent selection of solutions.
Above Border Enterprise is listed on SAP EcoHub, where the following may be downloaded: an Above Border Enterprise summary and short videos on the value proposition and functionality of the solution. Also provided are certification details for Above Border Enterprise and the ability to request a live demo or contact from Above Border Inc.
"SAP EcoHub provides tremendous value in connecting constituents of the SAP ecosystem," said Stephen Kenny, president, Above Border. "The rapid pace of innovation requires ecosystems to be highly connected, allowing for co-innovation, rapid feedback and the alignment of mutual value propositions between constituents. SAP EchoHub provides a key and fundamental platform for these activities to take place."
As an established independent software vendor offering solutions in support of SAP offerings, Above Border has made serving the needs of customers using SAP solutions a top priority. Most recently, Above Border Enterprise 1.20 earned SAP certification for integration with the Sybase® Unwired Platform 2.0 via the Sybase Unwired Platform-Mobile App 2.0 integration scenario.
Above Border Enterprise is a mobile solution integrated with the SAP mobile platform and SAP back-end solutions, enabling travel compliance and risk management for the frequent business traveler. The mobile app sits in the background on business travelers' smartphones, periodically checking in and recording their geographic location. Efficiencies, accuracy and timeliness are greatly improved over traditional manual approaches to gathering this information. Human resources and mobility departments receive real-time, accurate employee data, allowing for compliance risk mitigation and planning.
In addition, Above Border has joined the SAP PartnerEdge™ program as an SAP software solution and technology partnerA. Through the program, partners work closely with SAP to develop and certify the technical integration of their solutions with SAP software. Integrated partner applications extend, complement and add value to SAP solutions, thereby helping mutual customers more successfully meet business needs and drive strong results.
SAP EcoHub is live at http://ecohub.sap.com. Visitors can search for solutions in many ways, including industry or solution, key words, relevance or partner. Solutions can be evaluated online based on feedback from other users, partners and business experts. Visitors can view an online demo on SAP EcoHub or request more information by requesting to be contacted, and initiate the purchase of the solution.
About Above Border Inc.
Above Border Inc. is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and provides location based mobile solutions that capture data and information enabling accurate, timely and efficient tax, visitation and insurance compliance for the frequent business traveler and corporate human resources and mobility departments.
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Stephen Kenny, President