SANTA CLARA, California, September 29 /PRNewswire/ --

- Consultancy Leverages IntelliCorp to Eliminate Risk and Reduce Cost for SAP Customers

IntelliCorp, a worldwide provider of application lifecycle management, business process and data management software for SAP users, today announced a partnership with SQS, a global leader in independent software testing and quality management services, to bring SAP customers advanced Quality Assurance (QA) software that reduces the risk and cost associated with SAP lifecycle changes.

Launched at SQS' Software and Systems Quality Conference (IntelliCorp, stand 21, September 29-30, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London), this partnership enables SQS' specialized QA consultants to leverage IntelliCorp's LiveCompare(TM), LiveModel(TM) and DataWorks(TM) products to improve project efficiency and results for SAP customers.

"Our partnership brings together advanced technology with specialized skills to better focus SAP lifecycle management efforts and take Quality Assurance to a higher level," said Christopher Trueman, CTO for IntelliCorp. "By embedding LiveCompare in SQS's testing and services methodologies, SAP users can eliminate the risk, and reduce the cost, of SAP."

As SAP systems grow in sophistication and maintenance expenses increase, customers are demanding intelligent QA solutions. IntelliCorp and SQS' partnership demonstrates the significant savings an automated, streamlined testing approach can bring to managing SAP projects.

"Technology is vital in helping SQS deliver true business benefit to SAP customers," said David Cotterell, CEO for SQS UKIISA. "Proven in global organizations running SAP, LiveCompare is an enabling technology essential to SAP lifecycle management, and IntelliCorp is working closely with SQS to personalize applications that meet the needs of our unique SAP customers."

About SQS

SQS is the global leader in independent software testing and quality management services. SQS consultants design and oversee quality management processes during software and IT systems development, and test the resulting products for errors and omissions.

Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, SQS now has more than 1,400 employees across Europe, Asia and in Africa. The Group has a strong presence in Germany, the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Finland, India, Egypt and South Africa. SQS also has a minor stake in an operation in Portugal and a partnership operation in Spain.

With more than 4,800 completed projects under its belt, SQS has a strong customer base including 36 FTSE-100 companies, half of the DAX 30 and nearly a third of the STOXX-50. It supports clients in a wide range of industries, including major corporations such as Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Telekom, Barclays, BP, Boots, Credit Suisse, Volkswagen, and Daimler.

About IntelliCorp Inc.

IntelliCorp provides SAP application lifecycle management, business process management and data management solutions for SAP customers and partners. IntelliCorp's LiveCompare, LiveModel and DataWorks products automate the analysis of SAP systems and are SAP Integration Certified. Increased system knowledge, efficiency, and individual and team productivity reduce the time, costs and risks associated with SAP lifecycle events, such as upgrades, consolidations, support packs, compliance, process management, testing and training. Founded in 1980, IntelliCorp is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, has offices throughout the US and Europe, and maintains partner and distributor relationships worldwide.

IntelliCorp is a registered trademark of IntelliCorp, Inc. LiveCompare, LiveModel and DataWorks are trademarks or service marks of IntelliCorp, Inc. in the United States and elsewhere in the world. SAP, SAP products and services mentioned herein, as well as their respective logos, are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries all over the world.

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