PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AUTOMATION LEADER OPENAIR EXPANDS FOOTPRINT IN INDIA WITH NEW STRATEGIC PARTNER
Proquest Becomes First Solution Provider in India for OpenAir's Cloud Computing PSA Solution
BOSTON, Mass. and Pune, India—October 20, 2009—OpenAir, Inc., a NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) company and a leading provider of cloud computing professional services automation (PSA) and services resource planning (SRP) software, today announced that it has partnered with Proquest Solutions to become the first OpenAir solution provider in India. This partnership brings the industry's leading PSA and SRP solution to services companies in India, enabling them to automate their project management, resource management, time and expense tracking, and billing and invoicing processes in the cloud.
Partnering with OpenAir gives Proquest an immediate presence in the rapidly expanding cloud-based PSA industry, as well as the rights to promote the premier PSA solution for mid-sized and enterprise companies.
Furthermore, as a longtime partner of cloud computing solutions including NetSuite, LivePerson, Adrenalin and BrightIdea, Proquest can now add OpenAir to its growing list of hosted, Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings.
"SaaS is the future of services automation tools," said Morris Panner, CEO at OpenAir. "By bringing together two companies with proven expertise in the SaaS market, the power of PSA and SRP can now be extended even further into the Indian services industry."
"The current economic conditions in India require that companies balance between making the right decisions about where to invest scarce resources and the quick pay off from the tools they use to make those decisions," said Biswas Nair, Managing Director of Proquest Solutions. "We are delighted to have this strong partnership with OpenAir, a recognised leader in the SaaS-based professional services automation (PSA) space. By this association we bring together our core NetSuite Service Resource Planning (SRP) expertise and the benefits of OpenAir's PSA solution."
About Proquest Solutions
Proquest Solutions is a specialised IT product and business services company, providing leading edge IT solutions to its customers in the India, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions. Proquest Solutions was an early pioneer in enterprise Software as a Service applications in India and is a leading Solution Provider for NetSuite. Its professionals bring rich experience in IT product and business services models to consulting engagements and count Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Novartis, APL Limited, Stryker, Nimbus Communications, Vatika Group, Nielsoft, NIIT Ltd, SKS Microfinance, Serum Institute, Kalpataru Power and many others as customers. Founded in 2003, Proquest Solutions is privately held and headquartered in Pune, India with offices in Gurgaon, Hyderabad and Bangalore. For more details please visit www.proquestsolutions.com
OpenAir, Inc., a NetSuite Inc. company, is a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) services automation software. With offices in Boston, MA, Toronto, ON, London and Sydney, Australia, OpenAir offers both professional services automation (PSA) and services resource planning (SRP) solutions, providing project-based organisations and firms the tools they need to grow their businesses quickly and profitably. Providing enterprise-level functionality for businesses of all sizes, OpenAir helps world-class firms to better capture billable time, manage projects and resources and bill customers. Coupled with a team of highly experienced consultants from some of the world's leading services firms, OpenAir's services automation solutions drive higher profits through improved utilisation, visibility and data collection. To learn more, please visit www.openair.com.