Vistex announces acquisition of Blueware

Vistex acquires South Africa-based Blueware Consulting expanding global presence in Africa

Hoffman Estates, IL: October 30, 2014. Vistex Inc., the global leader in Go-to-Market® solutions that manage pricing, incentive, royalty and channel programs to enhance business results, announced the acquisition of Blueware Consulting, South Africa-based consulting firm specializing in Vistex and SAP® software. Blueware will assume the identity of “Vistex Africa” and will be combined into Vistex global operations to further extend its software and services offering with global and localized presence.

With the addition of Vistex Africa, Vistex widens its accessibility to customers world-wide and fortifies its presence in South Africa. “Blueware has been a Vistex software and services partner for over five years, and is also a member of the SAP Extended Business program,” said Sanjay Shah, Vistex Founder and CEO. “We viewed this as a natural extension of our core skillset while providing more direct in-region support.” Niel du Toit, Director at Blueware agreed, adding, “Along with the founding Principals, I am excited to become part of the Vistex family. We will continue to deliver on our track record of providing proven SAP solutions and related services.”

Vistex continues to build out its footprint of world-class customer-centric products and services having also recently acquired myAgri®, which offers software for agro-industrial companies that is qualified by SAP in Colombia. “With our commitment to provide software solutions for agro-industrial companies we have expanded localized presence in all the major markets we serve,” Shah continued, “Both Blueware – now Vistex Africa – and myAgri – now Vistex Colombia offer strong synergies with in-depth industry expertise.”

About Vistex

Vistex provides enterprises with solutions that manage pricing, incentive, rebate, royalty and channel programs to enhance business performance while reducing labor and infrastructure costs. The software and services provided by Vistex are optimized by industry to deliver an end-to-end solution for the design, management and administration of the entire spectrum of Go-to-Market® programs. Enterprises are empowered with unprecedented visibility into program performance, and gain deeper insights to better enable fact-based decisions that drive revenue, control cost, minimize leakage, and streamline processes. For more information, visit www.vistex.com.

About Blueware

Blueware is a South Africa-based consulting firm, specializing in advisory services, SAP and Vistex software sales and implementation services, software development, agile mobile app strategies and project management. Blueware was founded in 2004 by former senior SAP developers Stefan Keuker and Craig Lithgow. Today Blueware offers software development, specialist training and quality resources for SAP and Vistex solutions. For more information, visit www.blueware.co.za.

For further information contact:
Alex Dehnert: alex.dehnert@vistex.com +1 847-490-0420

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