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Intelligroup Delivers Solutions to Customers that Enable Business Agility, Flexibility and Compliance Through Enterprise SOA

Intelligroup Delivers Solutions to Customers that Enable Business Agility, Flexibility and Compliance Through Enterprise SOA

EDISON, N.J., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Intelligroup today announced that it has successfully implemented various solutions based on enterprise service-oriented architecture (enterprise SOA) for its customers including Sharp Electronics Corporation. By leveraging its significant industry knowledge, support of the SAP NetWeaver(R) platform and enterprise services capabilities, Intelligroup helps clients optimize their core business processes to generate greater business agility, flexibility and compliance utilizing a service-based framework.

Sharp Electronics was honored with the grand prize in the first-ever regional enterprise SOA showcase contest awarded at SAP(R) TechEd '07 Las Vegas for its advanced use of enterprise services and portal technology to drive sales and customer satisfaction. The contest recognized the efforts of customers and partners who worked together to create a new breed of composite applications to achieve significant business impact. Entries for this contest were submitted from SAP's North American customers and partners within the SAP Developer Network (SDN) community, and more than 30,000 votes were cast against a list of the top entries.

Sharp Electronics identified an opportunity to use portal and process integration technology from SAP NetWeaver to enable an automated credit card process for customer and employee orders, reducing time spent manually entering and authorizing purchases. The integration of Sharp Electronics technology with services from a credit card payment gateway and a credit card clearing house through SAP NetWeaver delivered improved customer satisfaction, efficiencies in ordering processes, and reduced delayed or missed payments. In addition, the company was able to consolidate the number of third-party manual credit card solutions in use and eliminate liability of manual credit card processing.

"We faced some key integration challenges in this project, especially on the B2B side, and Intelligroup was able to deliver the solutions we needed," said Vin Mohite, senior manager and solution architect of this project at Sharp Electronics. "We will continue to leverage SAP NetWeaver and enterprise SOA adoption in future projects."

Bhalchandra Bhosale, Global SAP Practice Head for Intelligroup said, "Intelligroup has demonstrated capabilities in delivering solutions based on enterprise SOA that are industry specific and improve end-to-end business processes. Examples include improving the Order-to-Cash process as well as the Quote-to-Order process by deploying services based solutions for customers in the high-tech industry.

Intelligroup is a member of SAP's Enterprise Services Community (ES Community), a collaborative, cross-industry program that brings together thought leaders from diverse industries to share ideas and innovations around enterprise SOA. The community includes customers and partners who work jointly with SAP to identify and define the highest-value enterprise service interfaces required by customers, and delivered by SAP.

"Intelligroup has been working closely with SAP through its involvement in the ES Community and with the SAP Developer Network, helping to define and co- innovate enterprise services," said Manfred Heil, senior vice president, Global Ecosystem & Partner Group at SAP. "We look forward to continued collaboration with Intelligroup, with the goal of delivering additional value to our customers through the SAP ecosystem."

Liladhar Bagad, an Enterprise Architect leader at Intelligroup, stated, "We appreciate SAP's ES Community program as a welcome, fresh approach. Well- aligned, broadly adopted enterprise service interfaces benefit customers and the entire SAP ecosystem. Collaborating with SAP through our involvement in the ES Community in the enterprise SOA methodology, manufacturing and RFID groups have had an immediate positive impact on the solutions we are providing to customers."

Intelligroup also conducted a joint workshop with SAP on identifying enterprise SOA use cases for the life sciences Industry. Intelligroup's enterprise SOA customers include Sharp Electronics Corporation and Magellan Navigation Inc., among others.

About Intelligroup

Intelligroup is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) focused, Life-Cycle partner serving global corporations as well as public sector clients. Its proven delivery model has enabled hundreds of customers to accelerate results and reduce costs significantly. With deep expertise in industry-specific enterprise solutions, Intelligroup has earned a reputation for consistently exceeding client expectations. Intelligroup develops, implements, and supports IT solutions for some of the largest global corporations including GE, Hershey, Abbott Labs, Eastman Chemical, Hitachi, and Kimball International.

Website: http://www.intelligroup.com/

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Intelligroup

CONTACT: Pat Gray, Director Marketing, of Intelligroup Inc.,
+1-732-362-2206; or Investor Relations: investor.relations@intelligroup.com;
or All other inquiries: corporatemarketing@intelligroup.com

Web site: http://www.intelligroup.com/

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