MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, May 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristlecone Labs, the outsourced product development business unit of Bristlecone, today announced it is now an SAP-certified provider of software integration services. Bristlecone received this certification from SAP AG for its ability to help independent software vendors (ISVs) integrate non-SAP(R) software with SAP software. This certification is a result of over five years of ongoing exchange between Bristlecone Labs and SAP.

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As an SAP-certified provider of software integration services, Bristlecone will provide incremental value to ISVs by helping them with their implementation strategies, integrations and certifications related to SAP solutions. The certification encompasses technical areas such as composite applications based on SAP composition tools, content development related to the SAP NetWeaver(R) Process Integration (SAP NetWeaver PI) component, ABAP(TM) development and Java deployment (on the SAP NetWeaver technology platform Releases 6.40 and 7.0).

The certification was conducted and granted by the SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC), which provides technical services to companies that wish to integrate their products with SAP solutions. This certification will help boost Bristlecone's ISV offerings and help ISVs shorten the time to market for product development and to integrate their solutions with SAP software through Bristlecone's full lifecycle product services. These include product design, development, testing, support and implementation.

We are extremely pleased to be an SAP-certified provider of software integration services, which will go a long way in helping us grow our strategic relationships with ISVs, and in turn, helping them grow and flourish within the SAP ecosystem, said Irfan Khan, vice president and general manager of Bristlecone Labs. The certification underscores our commitment to grow our ISV business to continue to be the leading service provider for software companies integrating solutions with SAP software.

Leading ISV companies including Teradata, HP, MCA Solutions and Triple Point Technology have chosen Bristlecone as their strategic partner for product development and integration with SAP solutions due to its strong domain and technical capabilities.

About Bristlecone

Bristlecone is a leading consulting and systems integration firm focused on helping clients maximize the strategic value of their supply chains. Across over 100 engagements ranging from supply chain strategy and network design to supply chain system implementations, Bristlecone clients have realized the promise of the Bristlecone Advantage: value through focus; first-hand, real world experience; focus on business results; rapid time to value; and full accountability through fixed fee/fixed time service delivery. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA, Bristlecone helps clients across North America, Europe and the Asia/Pacific regions realize high business impact from improved supply chain planning, sourcing, execution, analytics, and data management, and has been continually acknowledged by industry analysts as a leader in solutions for the extended supply chain. Bristlecone clients include globally recognized companies such as ABB, Applied Materials, BP, Exxon/Mobil, Freescale Semiconductor, Georgia Pacific, HP, LSI, Mahindra Mahindra, Qatar Petroleum, Petronas, Ranbaxy, Silicon Labs, Sony, Unilever and Whirlpool. Visit for more information.

Bristlecone Labs, a specialized product development, implementation and integration services business unit of Bristlecone, is the preferred provider of outsourced product development lifecycle services to enterprise Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). With product innovation and development centers in the US, Germany and India, its software engineers and consultants help customers develop innovative products, reduce time to market and improve their fiscal performance. In addition, Bristlecone Labs helps ISVs to strategize and integrate solutions with SAP software. Bristlecone Labs, with a heritage of enterprise platform development and integration experience, provides global outsourced software engineering services around SAP, Oracle, J2EE and .NET technologies for ISVs. Visit for more information.

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CONTACT: Praveen K. Chakravarthy, Director - Marketing of Bristlecone,Inc., Mobile: +91-97119-00504,