ASML & DACG to partner in 3 year outsourcing contract
Strategic alliance will spearhead new market initiatives
Bangalore, April 27, 2000 - Advanced Synergic Microsystems Limited (ASML), a software development company providing 'e-business Solutions for the Enterprise' today announced a 3 year outsourcing contract with DA Consulting Group pte Ltd, a worldwide leader in providing end-user services to Global Fortune 1000 companies. Within the 3 year contract ASML shall represent the various offering of DACG in India and the ASEAN countries.
Building upon its leadership in Enterprise Solutions related training and consulting, ASML & DACG has identified various strategic thrusts for the new millennium - e-commerce, knowledge management, enhancement of end-user support, change management and co-sourcing services. ASML will partner DACG in developing their e-business offering like cataloguing, web trading solutions and vertical portals. ASML will also represent DACG to market, sell, implement and support these solutions in the Asia South region.
"The Strategic relationship with DACG will strengthen ASML's offerings in India and overseas in the area of e-commerce and end user support", said Rabindra Srikantan, Managing Director, ASML.
"DACG is happy to partner with ASML whose management I have personally known for many years" said Mr Dilip Keshu, President, Asia Pacific DACG. "ASML's skills complement our own well. ASML's experience in enterprise application configuration/implementation and onsite/offshore development when applied to DACG's product and services, will offer clients a more complete and comprehensive offering."
In this contract, DACG and ASML will cooperate to promote the following initiatives:
E-commerce services: ASML & DACG 's offerings will include cataloguing, B2B procurement, development of business and consumer portals, payment services, auctioning, supplier management and related areas services, and the development of Enterprise Information Portals (EIP).ASML & DACG is aggressively positioning EIPs as the intra-enterprise, technology framework for knowledge management.
Knowledge Management (KM) services to be delivered around SAP's Knowledge Warehouse suite. The SAP Knowledge Warehouse can also be delivered with content created at SAP, including training courses, instructor guides, and associated materials; and documentation and related content. ASML & DACG will also deliver solutions around other products from companies such as Microsoft and Lotus.
Enhancement of business in customized end-user education. This includes computer - based training (CBT), instructor-led training (ILT), web - based training (WBT), distance learning or Net based learning, small group/one-on-one training.
DACG is a global consulting company that supports employees in learning complex business software and other business technology. The company helps clients optimize technology investments by providing cost-effective, proven employee education. Services include change communications to prepare employees for major business change and proficiency support to help employee's master complex technology. Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, DACG has offices around the world.
Advanced Synergic Microsystems Limited (ASML), headquartered in Bangalore with offices in Singapore and Chicago, is a competitive forerunner in Online Enterprise Solutions. The wide gamut of its E- business services include portal development, Custom based E- Commerce solutions, EDI and supply chain management solution. ASML has made strong inroads into web based application development sphere with its offerings of customized portal solution and enterprise application integration services. These services are complemented by ASML's wide experience in configuration, implementation and customization of large enterprise applications. To enhance the effectiveness of solution delivery, ASML provides documentation to end user training across various enterprise applications in association with DACG. The company has implemented many projects in USA, Europe, Middle East and Far East. ASML also provides application maintenance and support services to its various clients in USA.